Pollution, Education and Healthcare and Housing. Guess what the GOP tax bills have in common. The Trump/Mia/Mike Lee’s tax plan will smash fairness in those four areas. Normal working Utahns will be hurt while the richest will greatly profit!
Education-- Education Spending in the Crosshairs
“House Republicans are seeking to cut the Education Department’s budget by $2.4 billion, or 3.5 percent — a substantial reduction, although far smaller than the $9.2 billion in cuts that President Trump proposed.” Read more
“Their bills take extreme positions — for corporate interests; against public health and safety.” Read more
“SENATE REPUBLICANS HAVE given up on trying to repeal the Affordable Care Act for now, but that doesn’t mean they’re done messing with health care. Their 2018 budget proposal paves the way for a $1.5 trillion tax cut to be offset by massive cuts to Medicaid and Medicare, according to Senate Democrats who are sounding the alarm.” Read more
“The plan, would cut programs for low- and moderate-income people by about $3.7 trillion over the next decade. In 2026, it would cut such programs overall by 42 percent — causing tens of millions of people to lose health coverage and millions to lose basic food or other support.” Read more