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C-SPAN Washington Journal: President Obama's Tax Policies

January 26, 2015

ITEP Executive Director Matt Gardner appeared on C-SPAN's Washington Journal on Jan. 24 to discuss President Obama's tax proposal. Check out the video....

MSNBC: States See Slump in Lotto Sales (Video)

January 26, 2015

Meg Wiehe, ITEP state policy director, appeared on Weekends with Alex Witt, to talk about declining lotto sales. Check out the video....

West Hawaii Today: How Progressive Is Our Tax System

January 25, 2015

On Jan. 15, the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) released a report ranking the states in terms of how progressive their tax systems are. A “progressive” tax system is one that asks wealthier taxpayers to pay more of...

St. Cloud Times: Tax Plan Is Fair, Sustains State's Prosperity

January 25, 2015

A national study out this month confirms Minnesota is doing a better job at sharing the responsibility for paying for public services among all taxpayers than most other states in the U.S. The study from the Institute on Taxation and...

The Journal Gazette: Progress on Regressive Taxes

January 25, 2015

Indiana has the 10th most regressive tax structure in the nation, according to the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy. Households in the lowest percentile, excluding seniors, pay 12 percent of annual income on state and local taxes. The top...

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