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Tax Breaks vs. Budget Cuts

January 6, 2013

House leaders are unfortunately restricting their proposed budget cuts for the remainder of fiscal year 2011 to nonsecurity discretionary spending in an attempt to tame a $1.3 trillion deficit. This approach is especially shortsighted since the Federal Treasury loses twice as much revenue due to tax breaks than Congress appropriates on all nonsecurity discretionary spending. […]

Tax Breaks vs. Budget Cuts

Tax Breaks vs. Budget Cuts

December 7, 2012

House leaders are unfortunately restricting their proposed budget cuts for the remainder of fiscal year 2011 to nonsecurity discretionary spending in an attempt to tame a $1.3 trillion deficit. This approach is especially shortsighted since the Federal Treasury loses twice as much revenue due to tax breaks than Congress appropriates on all nonsecurity discretionary spending. […]

Is Your State Short-Changing Schools?

Is Your State Short-Changing Schools?

November 7, 2012

Amidst the rancorous debate around the national debt, federal spending and state budgets, it’s important to keep in mind that our budgets ultimately reflect our values. And considering the heavy cuts that state funding for education has taken in the past three years, we have to ask: Are we investing in our children’s futures? Source

Save Our Schools

Save Our Schools

September 17, 2012

This infographic provides information about the Chicago school system and proposed budget cuts. It urges supporters of schools to come to a rally against budget cuts that don’t add up. Source