Thursday, October 6, 2022

Tag: Senate Finance Committee

Democratic senators call for investigation of tax avoidance by the ultrawealthy

Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Sheldon Whitehouse demanded an investigation into how the rich use “legal tax loopholes to avoid paying their fair share of income taxes.”

The ultra wealthy have hijacked Roth IRAs. The Senate Finance chair...

Sen. Ron Wyden, chair of the Senate Finance Committee, said he planned to rein in tax breaks for gargantuan Roth retirement accounts after ProPublica exposed how the super rich used them to shield their fortunes from taxes.

Senate Finance Committee deals a blow to Big Pharma

As the Trump administration explores executive action to lower drug prices, drugmakers, private insurers, hospitals and pharmacy benefit managers are engaged in a lobbying war.

Should former Big Pharma CEO be in charge of regulating Big...

The Senate Finance Committee responsible for the decision has a long history with Big Pharma.

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Noam Chomsky & Vijay Prashad on Ukraine, why US must negotiate with Russia &...

When it comes to continuing the war rather than negotiating a peace settlement, “the United States and Britain are pretty isolated on this.”

EV charging stations approved for 50 states plus DC and Puerto Rico, covering 75,000...

States will have access to $1.5 billion in federal monies to build the chargers.

Tech billionaires are actually dumber than you think

It turns out that many of today’s billionaires are selfish, lonely men fantasizing about how they will survive the end times they have played a part in creating.

Parents like their public schools, no matter how much the charter school movement tells...

Branding public schools as “failed” institutions is more about politics than education.