The Republican tax bill is a job killer. It provides a huge incentive for companies to outsource good-paying American jobs.
As many as 40 million working families will actually see their taxes increase, while 45% of benefits in the bill will go directly to individuals making more than $500,000.
This year’s Bloomington Labor Day Parade theme is “Union Labor – Working for Community Progress.” There are two ways to think of this. One, what decent wages mean for the local economy, and secondly, how union donations enrich us all.
We’ll start by comparing two workers and determine which one has the most opportunity to contribute to their community.
The 2017 McLean County Labor Day Parade will march at 10 a.m. on Monday, September 4, from Front and Roosevelt Streets in downtown Bloomington. The 2017 parade theme is "Union Labor: Working for Community Progress."
The parade is Bloomington's largest.
When it comes to popularity polls, Illinois Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan is in a consistent race to the bottom with Republican Governor Bruce Rauner. The popular opinion is “a curse on both their houses” and Rauner continually tries to blemish Democratic candidates by linking them with Madigan.
If the Senate votes to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA), millions of Americans will be unquestionably worse off. In addition to the 23 million Americans who will lose their health insurance coverage by 2026, the economic impacts of repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are large and wide-reaching.
In the key Rustbelt states that tipped the 2016 election to President Trump, blue-collar white voters at the core of his constituency represent a majority of those receiving benefits from the federal income-support programs he has targeted for large cutbacks in his budget, according a new analysis conducted for The Atlantic.