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Tax Reform—Who Needs It?

Financial FAQs

Firstly, we know this isn’t real tax reform when the respective Senate and House bills allow an additional $1.5 trillion in debt added to the existing $20 trillion of national debt. 548 more words

Weekly Financial News

Tax Cuts: Its All About Capitalism

Powerful corporations and the rich in the United States continue their winning ways.  By narrow margins, both the House of Representatives and Senate have agreed on a budget proposal… 1,339 more words


Expected Tax Cuts to Push U.S. Budget Deficit Higher

The U.S. budget deficit is on the brink of being pushed higher than expected as anticipated tax cuts along with increased spending for hurricane victims and a higher debt limit weigh in. 440 more words

Budget Wars: The Rich Want More

The rich and powerful keep pushing for more.  And the odds are increasingly good that they will get what they want through the federal budget process now underway. 752 more words


MY VOICE: No true desire to slay the beast

I cannot resist the fodder in the Sept. 29 Observer: “Deficit climbs to $25.3B” by Ted Sickinger of The Oregonian. When politicians put a “B” for billions and a “T” for trillions behind dollar amounts, it dilutes the subject. 21 more words

Guest Opinion

Bentz: Form a committee to address major state reforms

Representative presses for spending, revenue and public retirement reforms.

Tackling spending, revenue and public retirement reform at the state level will be difficult, but Rep. Cliff Bentz, R-Ontario, believes it can be done. 47 more words

Oregon Legislature

Budget Deficit Hits $666B, An $80B Spike For The Year

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal budget deficit rose to $666 billion in the just-completed fiscal year, a spike that comes as Republicans are moving to draft a tax code rewrite that promises to add up to $1.5 trillion to the national debt over the coming decade. 521 more words