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Trump Tax Plan Would Give 400 Highest-Income Americans More Than $15 Million a Year in Tax Cuts

Trump Tax Plan Would Give 400 Highest-Income Americans More Than $15 Million a Year in Tax Cuts

Published by Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. President Trump’s tax plan contains specific, costly tax cuts for the wealthy and profitable corporations but only vague promi ...

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Report: Closing Wage Gap Would Help VA Women, Kids

Report: Closing Wage Gap Would Help VA Women, Kids

Published by Public News Service. RICHMOND, Va. – How many moms asked for equal pay for Mother's Day? In a new report, the Institute for Women's Policy Research compared incomes o ...

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Lesson from Minnesota: Raising Taxes Not Always Economic Poison

Lesson from Minnesota: Raising Taxes Not Always Economic Poison

RICHMOND, Va. -- Many Virginia lawmakers have argued that cutting taxes is the best way to spark economic growth. But in Minnesota, taxes were raised on the wealthy, and their eco ...

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LGBTQ Category Dropped From Census

LGBTQ Category Dropped From Census

Published by Public News Service. RICHMOND, Va. -- Some members of the LGBTQ community say they're feeling “erased” after learning that proposed questions on sexual orientation an ...

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CBO: ACA Repeal “Takes Country Back to Pre-Obamacare Crisis”

CBO: ACA Repeal “Takes Country Back to Pre-Obamacare Crisis”

Full audio available from Public News Service RICHMOND, Va. – Despite repeated promises that the replacement for Obamacare would be better, groups digging into the official projec ...

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G.O.P. Health Law Insures Fewer People, Nonpartisan Review Shows

G.O.P. Health Law Insures Fewer People, Nonpartisan Review Shows

Published by The New York Times WASHINGTON — The House Republican plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act would cause 24 million people to lose health insurance within ...

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Undocumented Immigrants Contribution to Va

Undocumented Immigrants Contribution to Va

Published by Public News Service (audio version also available) RICHMOND, Va. -- Undocumented immigrants pay more than $250 million in Virginia state and local taxes a year, accor ...

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EDITORIAL: Consumer protection is in peril

EDITORIAL: Consumer protection is in peril

Published by The Culpepper Star-Exponent Watch your wallet, because Congress is coming after the federal watchdog set up, following last decade’s financial crisis, to police again ...

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ACLU-VA, Other Rights Groups Tell Governor Not to Let Virginia Take on Immigration Enforcement

ACLU-VA, Other Rights Groups Tell Governor Not to Let Virginia Take on Immigration Enforcement

Published on the ACLU of Virginia website The ACLU of Virginia and 15 other immigrants’ rights and social services organizations [including Virginia Organizing] have joined togeth ...

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Group holds rally in Fredericksburg to show support for Obamacare

Group holds rally in Fredericksburg to show support for Obamacare

Spotsylvania County resident Laurie Haller pushed her daughter’s wheelchair among about 70 protesters Saturday afternoon in downtown Fredericksburg. She carried a poster that read ...

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