March 22, 2013 -
The U.S. House and Senate are advancing very different plans for the 2014 federal budget. One represents a balanced approach that includes new revenues, while the other gives tax cuts to the wealthiest Americans and cuts public investments that help the most vulnerable.
January 30, 2013 -
The legislative session that starts today promises to bring big changes to North Carolina as the leaders of the once-progressive state seek to slash unemployment insurance, create a more regressive tax code, impose voter ID requirements, increase private control of public schools, and enshrine right-to-work in the state constitution.
October 24, 2011 -
Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain revised his tax proposal in response to criticism that it would disproportionately burden the poor. But the new plan would still hit low-income Americans hard.
October 19, 2011 -
The proposal would have most Americans paying far more in taxes -- and most millionaires paying far less.
September 20, 2011 -
By Lois Beckett and Marian Wang, ProPublica