Issues: Federal Taxes


Rep. Fitzpatrick Made the Right Choice on SNAP Cuts; Unfortunately, Rep. Costello Did Not

Last week, the House of Representatives voted against the troubling Farm Bill that had recently passed through the Agricultural...

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The Trump Tax Bill Wasn’t For You

It’s Tax Day 2018, and you know what that means?  The country’s wealthiest Americans are about to experience long-term...

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A $4,000-Pay Raise? Nope. Since Trump’s Tax Cut, Businesses Spending 39 Times as Much on Stock Buybacks than on Wages or Bonuses.

“My council of economic advisors estimate that this , along with a lower business tax rate, will likely...

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Don’t Be Fooled: The Extension of the Trump Tax Bill Primarily Benefits the Rich, Just Like the Original Law Does

Tax day is around the corner and many Pennsylvanians are busy gathering their W-2s, 1099s and other financial documents...

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The Tax Cut and Jobs Act Will Worsen Inequality in Pennsylvania

President Trump signed the Tax Cut and Jobs Act into law on December 22, 2017. While spun by Republicans...

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The Unnecessary Federal Budget Impasse

Let’s be straight about the politics of the federal budget. The Republicans control the House, Senate and Presidency, but...

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A Temporary Setback on the Way to a Just America

The Trump-GOP tax cut bill, which passed the House on a party-line vote with twelve Republicans voting against this...

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It redistributes from working people and the middle class to the rich. And that’s just wrong.

With all the controversy over the details of the tax cut bill that is moving towards a final vote...

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Limitations on the State and Local Tax Deduction Hurt Pennsylvania in Two Ways

A major issue in the debate over the Republican tax cut bill is whether the deduction for state and...

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The GOP-Backed Tax Bill: A Lose-Now, Lose-More-Later Plan for Low- and Middle-Income Americans

GOP-backed tax bills have passed both the House and the Senate. Many of us have already seen charts which...

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