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Chicago Now: Pope Francis and a moral argument for immigration reform

April 14, 2014

(Original Post) By Teresa Puente, Sunday at 8:38 pm President Obama has failed to persuade the Republican controlled U.S. House of Representatives to pass immigration reform, but if anybody can make a moral argument it is Pope Francis. These two...

The Chicago Tribune: Four reasons why Mayor Emmanuel shouldn't reject a city tax

April 11, 2014

(Original post)By Eric Zorn, April 11, 2014 I reject ... the idea of a city income tax. I think that’s not the right way to go... Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, responding Wednesday to questions about how the city will shore...

Springfield News-Sun: Benefits of tax proposal plan debated

April 11, 2014

Information from the Institute on Taxation and Economic policy showed the top 1 percent of Ohio taxpayers would receive about $2,847 in tax cuts, but Schiller said residents making between $34,000 and $54,000 a year would only see a tax break of about $13.

The Courier-Journal: Pass tax reform for 21st century Kentucky

April 11, 2014

(Original post) Col Owens, April 11, 2014 The General Assembly has just passed another inadequate state budget. And once again, it has failed to give Kentucky a tax system that will allow it to compete in the 21st century economy.As...

The Tennessean: Hall tax cut gets new push

April 8, 2014

(Original Post) 5:07 p.m. CDT April 7, 2014 Tennessee lawmakers are seriously considering a new proposal to roll back the state’s tax on investments, even as they wrestle with a growing hole in the state budget. More than 90 legislators...