Let’s call the Chained CPI what it really is: the “force food stamps on seniors” program – since that’s exactly what will happen if it’s implemented.
From the Everett Herald: While watching Congress and the president wrangle over the fake crisis of raising the debt ceiling, the Department of Agriculture reported that 45.8 million Americans now receive food stamps to help purchase food. That’s one out of every seven Americans. In our state more than 1 million people now depend on […]
$46 million in public utility tax breaks for corporate transportation – or food assistance for our neighbors?
Pop quiz! To save $46 million, state legislators should: a) end the State Food Assistance Program; or b) take a convoluted corporate tax break off the books – one their own tax review committee recommends ending? As reported by Publicola’s Bryce McKay, the all-cuts budget submitted by Governor Gregoire to state legislators proposes eliminating the […]