The Congressional Black Caucus kicked off its 41st Legislative Conference with resounding calls for quick passage of President Obama's $450 billion jobs program and jobs bills introduced by CBC members.
President Obama today called for using $1.5 trillion in new tax revenue raised from the wealthy to pay for the American Jobs Act he proposed last week.
The AFL-CIO has launched an on-line letter campaign that will enable millions to directly write their lawmakers in support of the president's deficit reduction and job creation plans.
Republican Gov. Chris Christie, notorious for his insistence that the federal government stay out of New Jersey, is already demanding federal aid.
The U.S. collects less in corporate taxes as a share of GDP than 24 out of 26 industrialized countries, ahead of only Chile and Mexico.
BOA made $10 billion in profits last year. However, they paid nothing in taxes.
The Highland Park Country Club is suing to have its county tax evaluation lowered from $13.7 million to last year's level of $3.7 million.
A group of public education advocates have begun a movement to tax oil extraction throughout the state of California.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich escalated his radical program of open class warfare last week with his new two-year budget.
President Barack Obama ratcheted up the pressure yesterday on Republicans to get off their our-way-or -the-highway position in the debt/deficit talks.