Category: Federal Budget & Taxes
New Study Shows that Corporate Tax Cuts Won’t Create Jobs
Republicans argue that we can create jobs by lowering taxes on corporations. A new study shows just how wrong they are.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren to AFSCME Members: It’s Time to Go on Offense
One of our champions, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, dropped by AFSCME last week. Read what she had to say to our members.
Iowa Council 61 Questions Governor’s Priorities during Shutdown
AFSCME Iowa Council 61 President Homan tells governor to put political posturing aside during federal shutdown.
Dedicated AFSCME Members in DC Still Helping Tourists
Federal workers from AFSCME Council 26 just want to get back to work.
It’s Time for Extremists in Congress to Stop Holding our Country Hostage
800,000 federal government employees are out of work, including AFSCME members.
SNAP Out of It: We Need to Measure Poverty Accurately
Snapshots of poverty in the U.S. don’t capture families that rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program to feed children
Stein Honored for Reporting on Sequestration’s Toll on Working People
Stein’s reporting helped reveal the dangerous impact of the cuts, even as others turn away.
Wages Stagnant for Most Workers
Several factors, including globalization, deregulation and weaker unions, have caused 34 years of weak wage growth.
President Saunders on MSNBC: We March to Change Our Country for the Better
On PoliticsNation, Pres. Lee Saunders discussed the fight for civil rights and opportunity in America.
Corporate Taxes Should Not be Cut, New EPI Report Concludes
Cutting tax rates will not help the economy