What Is the “Invest in Education” Ballot Initiative?

It’s a gamble on a tight deadline. An advocacy group has filed an initiative with the Secretary of State called the “Invest in Education Act” that would go on the ballot in November if 150,642 signatures are raised between now and July 5.  That’s a lot of signatures! The Dark Money ballot intiative has been […]

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Too much pulp, not enough substance

Democrats [do] stand together for their own policies of fair taxes across all income groups to pay for a national government that provides an equitable justice system, conservation of national resources, respect for all peoples, and excellent education in every neighborhood. Why don’t the papers report that? Read more from Harriet Young’s Letter to the […]

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Democrats Propose Funding for Infrastructure with a Better Tax Plan

#Ever since Republican’s crammed their tax bill down Americans’ throats at the end of 2017, they have been looking for ways to pay for the $1.5-$2.1 trillion dollar deficit that their new law is projected to create. House Speaker Paul Ryan has his eye on cutting Medicare, Social Security, and Medicaid. Trump plans to gut […]

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GOP Tax Plan: Just Another Scam

Trump tapped two former Wall Street executives, Steven Mnuchin and Gary Cohn, to secretly craft a tax plan and force a partisan vote without the American people knowing how much they’ll be harmed. This plan was written by Wall Street, for Wall Street. Trump is blatantly lying about his tax plan that would overwhelmingly benefit […]

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Trump’s Tax Plan: Net Nothing for Middle Class, Big Cuts for the Rich, Adds to Debt

Trump released a nine-page tax plan today. That’s like doing the architectural drawings for your house on a napkin. A small napkin. What we do know: The plan will likely add to America’s $20 trillion debt. There are lots of tax cuts spelled out. There are almost no loopholes eliminated. The rich make out pretty well. […]

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