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Truth Revealed: Senate, House Tax Bill Will Hurt Working Families

A nonpartisan analysis shows that the true intent of the Senate tax bill – raise taxes on working families, cut taxes for the rich and big companies.

Pablo Ros |

Revised Tax Bill Takes Aim at Obamacare

And you thought the failed attempt to kill off Obamacare was dead. Senate leaders are taking another whack at it – through their tax “reform bill.

AFSCME Staff |

Documents Show Corporations Shelter Massive Wealth from Taxes

Newly unearthed documents show how corporations and wealthy people hide their money overseas to avoid paying their fair share of U.S. taxes. Congress shouldn’t reward such behavior.

Pablo Ros |

It’s Time to Tell Congress: We Care About Our Communities, Not Tax Cuts for the Rich

Senate leaders, following in the footsteps of their colleagues in the House, are about to approve a budget resolution that could make life harder for the communities they represent. All in the name of tax cuts for the rich.

AFSCME Staff |

Super-Rich Hiding Trillions from Taxman

The Panama Papers leak shows that ultra-rich individuals and corporations are hiding assets and not paying their fair share in taxes.

Pablo Ros |

DC 37 Members Lobby for Puerto Rico Support

Members of New York DC 37 came to Washington last week to advocate for federal support for Puerto Rico.

Pablo Ros |

How Rich People Haunt You

In a fascinating new article for The Nation magazine, Mike Konczal, a fellow at the Roosevelt Institute, writes about a legal method the very wealthy can use to keep the IRS away from money they leave to their heirs.

Clyde Weiss |

Coordinated Actions Win Raises, Stop State Shutdown

It took thousands of public employees rallying across Washington state at more than 100 locations over two days this May and June to urge state legislators to agree to a sensible budget and avert a shutdown of state services on July 1.

Tim Welch |