Congressional progressive caucus

Donald Trump campaigned as the defender of working Americans. In his inaugural address, Trump vowed that every decision he made would be to benefit America’s workers. Yet his proposed federal budget, Cabinet appointments, and other actions since taking office suggest little concern for workers’...
As everyone knows, the "fiscal cliff" deal raised taxes on households making over $400,000, restoring the Clinton-era top income tax rate to 39.5 percent. One fact that gets less attention, though, is that progressivity in the tax code ends right there: There is no difference in the tax rate paid...
A basic principle of smart tax reform is that we should shift away from taxing good behaviors, like work and wealth creation, to taxing bad behavior, like pollution and speculation.  If you want to see how this might work in practice, take a look at the new budget from the Congressional...
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