Economists left, right and center all agree that you don’t raise taxes in a weak economy. Unfortunately, Congress is poised to let taxes go up on every single taxpayer, even though the economy continues to struggle. Take action today and tell Congress that you oppose raising taxes.
Washington has an unsustainable spending problem. With federal spending up $1 trillion since 2007 and a national debt exceeding $16 trillion, it is long post time to rein in spending. Take action today and tell Congress that it’s time to break its out-of-control spending habit.
With the price of gasoline skyrocketing you’d think that Washington would be doing everything it could to ease the price and the impact on your wallet. Well, you’d be wrong.
Believe it or not, Harry Reid’s tax-and-spend gaggle in the Senate are responding to soaring gas prices by, you guessed it, trying to raise taxes on oil and gas companies. Of course, higher taxes mean higher prices; it’s just common sense.
The bill is S. 2204, offered by Senator Menendez from New Jersey. Not only does it seek to jack up taxes on oil and gas when we can least afford it, but it also handpicks a range of so-called green technologies for special tax breaks. This bill tries to prop them all up: electric cars, cellulosic biofuels, wind, ethanol blender pumps, and on and on.
Take action today and tell your senators not to make gas even more expensive.
The Indiana General Assembly took an important step towards economic freedom by passing Senate Bill 293 on the last day of the legislative session. SB 293 immediately reduces the inheritance (death) tax by raising the amount of earnings that are exempted from $100,000 to $250,000 for immediate family members. It will also eliminate the tax by phasing it out over the next ten years starting in 2013.
Shortly after his inauguration, President Obama released his first budget proposal to the American people and Congress. During his announcement, the president promised that he would cut the deficit, we inherited, by half by the end of my first term in office.