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The Obama Years, in Two Budget Charts

The Obama Years, in Two Budget Charts

by Kai Wright on November 20 2014, 2:32PM

States have relied largely on the feds to serve their residents and avoid fiscal collapse.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Obama Favors Expanding Schools and Reducing Prisons in New Budget

Obama Favors Expanding Schools and Reducing Prisons in New Budget

by Brentin Mock on March 4 2014, 2:32PM

The budget includes targeted funds for programs to reduce racial disparities in courts and prisons.

Topics: Voting Rights, Criminal Justice, Economy, Politics, Politics, Schools & Youth

New U.S. Budget Proposal is Promising (Seriously!)

New U.S. Budget Proposal is Promising (Seriously!)

by Imara Jones on December 11 2013, 11:45AM

The two-year fiscal deal announced by Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) erases sequestration until 2016, restores funding to badly needed social programs, and allows for new investments in critical areas necessary to grow the economy.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Obama Sets Priorities for Remainder of 2013

Obama Sets Priorities for Remainder of 2013

by Aura Bogado on October 17 2013, 1:33PM

The president says he wants to tackle the budget, immigration reform, and the farm bill.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Never Mind the Fiscal Cliff, the 'Reverse Subsidy' Is the Real Crisis

Never Mind the Fiscal Cliff, the ‘Reverse Subsidy’ Is the Real Crisis

by Imara Jones on December 11 2012, 10:19AM

Imara Jones argues that the core problem with how government taxes and spends is that the poor are actually the ones subsidizing the rich.

Topics: Economy, Fiscal Cliff

On Race and Taxes, Both Parties Insist Upon Speaking No Evil

On Race and Taxes, Both Parties Insist Upon Speaking No Evil

by Imara Jones on November 30 2012, 9:33AM

The debate over taxes is and has always been a proxy for one about racial inequity. And we’ve never been able to admit it.

Topics: Economy, Fiscal Cliff

California Lawmakers Fail the Grade

by Debayani Kar on February 10 2010, 8:57PM

Applied Research Center publishes its fifth edition of the “California Legislative Report Card on Racial Equity” today, as people of color look to legislative solutions to pull their communities out of the recession. Unfortunately, California lawmakers are failing the grade….

Topics: Politics

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