Thursday, December 13, 2018

GOP Tax Plan Hurts Latinos

Having made its way through the House, the tax bill is scheduled to go before the Senate for a vote in the coming days. If adopted, the tax bill could mean major setbacks for Latinos in health and income inequality.

Dems Make Last Pitch To Voters Ahead Of Iowa Caucuses

The Iowa Democratic Forum took place Monday night at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa in what is the last big event for the candidates before the all-important caucuses on February 1st. An animated Hillary Clinton cast herself as best prepared to build on the legacy of President Obama’s progressive achievements and a defiant Bernie […]

Media “Bias” And The GOP Economic Debate

The third Republican presidential debate live from Boulder, Colorado and moderated by CNBC was a mess. The GOP contenders repeatedly criticized questions they did not agree with or could not answer as liberal and biased, and to be fair, some of them were, but not to the extent that some on the debate stage, most […]

Guest Blogger: Cecilia Muñoz “Hispanic-American Families Just Can’t Afford Tax Increases”

As the debate over the so-called “fiscal cliff” in Washington continues, much of the conversation centers on deficit reduction, revenues, and tax rates. But what is easily lost in that conversation is the very real meaning this has for families all across America. The fact is Hispanic-American families just can’t afford tax increases right now, […]

Call to Action: Taxpaying Immigrant Families Under Attack

Congress is considering a policy this week that will put a burden on over 5 million immigrant children across the country. By getting rid of the Child Tax Credit for families who pay taxes with an Individual Tax Identification Number, they hope to offset the cost of extending the payroll tax holiday. These immigrant families, who […]

Report: The Undocumented pay Billions in Taxes

So lets put another myth to rest, the one that says that undocumented workers don’t pay taxes. First of all, lets agree that we understand the superficial error in the statement – no one escapes paying taxes, unless you’re dead or a multi-millionaire and can afford the loopholes. The idea that an entire segment of […]