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Documenting Corporate Giveaways

— Sara Shahanaghi

 

Good Jobs First has created a page documenting unfair subsidies and other giveaways to large corporations by state and also by corporation. Addressing these practices can be particularly effective when vital government programs are put at stake to reduce state and national debt. Attached please also find an in-depth report on subsidies and disclosure practices.

Top Ten States in Inequality

— Sara Shahanaghi

 

This piece by 24/7 Wall Street ranks the top ten states in equality. It includes statistics on the level of inequality (including Gini Coefficients) and a short description of each state’s inequality.

Infographic: Tax Breaks vs. Budget Cuts

— Sara Shahanaghi

 

This infographic put together by Donna Cooper of the Center for American Progress shows bluntly how significant cuts to the most vital government programs can be prevented by taking away tax cuts for the super wealthy.

Article: Coherent, Comprehensive Plan Needed for Tax Code Spending

— Sara Shahanaghi

 

This article by Rob Brown and Cliff Ginn of Opportunity Maine, printed in the Sun Journal, looks at tax code spending and how it would benefit from a coherent strategy.

Talking About Taxes Toolkit

— Sara Shahanaghi

 

The FrameWorks Institute has put together a tax toolkit with many resources that can help in communications regarding taxes, including a sample op-ed, talking points, and abundant research on public perception of taxes. Attached please find a message memo for the toolkit.

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