October 26, 2012
When it comes to letting 140 millionaires have a tax-free inheritance versus protecting tax credits that benefit 522,645 working families and their 1.1 million children, we think that should be an easy call.
Predictably, presumed Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney – who signed into law the nation’s first individual mandate as governor of Massachusetts – joined Washington, DC Republicans to wrongly claim that ‘Obamacare’ is a tax hike on middle class families – a claim not supported by the facts.
Show me (who gets) the money! It’s easy to see who benefits more from the Republican tax plan [hint: It’s probably not anyone reading this.] How did we get here? When the Congress passed the Bush tax cuts in 2001 and 2003, they decided to include a sunset provision. Unless a future Congress renewed them, […]
The North Carolina State AFL-CIO is the largest association of local unions and union councils in North Carolina, representing over one-hundred and forty-thousand union members, fighting for good jobs, safe workplaces, workers’ rights, consumer protections, and quality public services on behalf of ALL working people.