Lee Farris

Take Action Now for a Fair Super Committee Deal

November 16, 2011 — Lee Farris
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Democrats on the Super Committee have already offered $400 billion in cuts to Medicare and Medicaid, even though Republicans still refuse to raise taxes on the wealthy. In fact, they want even more tax cuts for the wealthiest households. A bad deal is worse than no deal at all. Your senators need to hear that you want a deal that will serve our country as a whole, not just the rich.

Sign On to Pressure the Super Committee

November 11, 2011 — Lee Farris
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The twelve members of the congressional Super-Committee charged with finding at least $1.2 trillion in deficit reduction are nearing their November 23rd deadline. The decisions that they make will determine the direction that our country and economy take for years to come. They will be making choices about the future of vital social programs, tax policy and military spending.

A Tax System for the 99%

October 26, 2011 — Lee Farris
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The taxes we pay lay the foundation for a sound economy and for wealth creation...A progressive tax system means that people and corporations who have a lot more income pay a lot higher tax rate than the 99% of people who have less income.

Rebuilding the Dream with Fair Taxes

August 10, 2011 — Lee Farris
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Read UFE's tax fact sheet for the Rebuild the Dream coalition, led by MoveOn.org in partnership with more than 80 organizations and over 160,000 individuals committed to advancing one simple ideal: liberty and justice for all. The coalition's "Contract for the American Dream" includes 10 critical steps for getting the economy back on track. This fact sheet details one of those steps.

Take Action - Bush Tax Cuts Anniversary

June 7, 2011 — Lee Farris
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June 7, 2011 marks the tenth anniversary of the disastrous 2001 Bush tax cuts. Those irresponsible tax cuts added $2.6 trillion to our national debt and went primarily to the wealthiest households in the country.

 

But a nationwide tax justice revolution is gaining steam. All over the country, people are demanding to know: If we can pay our taxes, why can't America's wealthy individuals and richest corporations pay their fair share?

 

Join United for a Fair Economy, Responsible Wealth, and our partners during the week of June 7 to demand that millionaires and billionaires pay their fair share. Here's how you can get involved.

Statement on the Passage of the Obama-GOP Tax Deal

December 17, 2010 — Lee Farris

Pass the Pomeroy Amendment to Strengthen the Estate Tax!

December 16, 2010 — Lee Farris

Urge Speaker Pelosi to Fix the Estate Tax Now!

December 14, 2010 — Lee Farris

Tell President Obama & Congress: NO DEAL on Estate Tax!

December 7, 2010 — Lee Farris

ACT NOW to Wake Up Washington: Estate Tax & Bush Tax Cuts

December 2, 2010 — Lee Farris
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