Tag: budget proposal

Fiscal Cliff: Déjà Vu

  From Robert Reich: So the bidding has begun. According to the Wall Street Journal (which got the information from GOP leaders), the President’s opening bid to Republicans is: — $1.6 trillion in additional tax revenues over the next decade, from limiting tax deductions on the wealthy and raising tax rates on incomes over $250,000 (although those rates don’t have to rise as high as the top marginal rates under Bill Clinton) — $50 billion in added economic stimulus next year — A one-year postponement of pending spending cuts in defense and domestic programs — $400 billion in savings over the

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Notes from Rep. Susan Fisher

Representative Susan Fisher N. C. House of Representatives Raleigh, North Carolina 27601 (919) 715-2013 The Raleigh Report From the Office of Representative Susan Fisher March 20, 2009 Governor Perdue released her proposed budget for 2009-2011 this week and as expected made many deep cuts. The governor’s proposal would cut at least 20 government programs, close seven prisons and result in the loss of hundreds of jobs. The governor also made it clear that education would continue to be her priority. Her proposed budget would actually increase per pupil spending in North Carolina , just as she promised to do in her

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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