debt ceiling

Nation’s small business owners split on whether the government should shut down

By J.D. Harrison, The Washington Post Published: September 27 | Updated: Monday, September 30, 6:00 AM Down to the final days of the nation’s current spending plan, with negotiations over a new one at a standstill, nearly half of small business owners are in favor of shutting the government down, according to a new poll. Researchers…

Debt Ceiling Deal

Below is a statement on the debt ceiling deal from Citizens for Tax Justice released 8-2-11.—————————————————————————————————- President Obama Breaks His Promise on Taxes Again The so-called “Budget Control Act” that President Obama signed into law today to increase the federal debt ceiling and reduce the federal budget deficit marks the second…

Don’t talk about it….do it

Last night we heard from President Obama and Speaker Boehner about their ideas for addressing deficit reduction and raising the debt ceiling. The President spoke about the need to close corporate tax loopholes and end offshore tax haven abuse—issues that you have heard me talk about many times. Unfortunately, neither deficit…