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applegrove

(119,176 posts)
Tue Apr 29, 2014, 11:20 PM Apr 2014

GOP Lawmakers Say Yes To $310 Billion For Business, But $12 Million For At-Risk Kids? Nope

GOP Lawmakers Say Yes To $310 Billion For Business, But $12 Million For At-Risk Kids? Nope

by Michael McAuliff at the Huffington Post

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/29/republican-tax-breaks_n_5234844.html?utm_hp_ref=politics

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WASHINGTON -- Republicans on a congressional tax-writing committee objected Tuesday to the cost of a bill that would spend $1 million a year to help keep foster kids out of the sex trade, and then voted for $310 billion in tax breaks for businesses.

Many Republicans on the House Ways and Means Committee backed the foster kids measure, but they removed a key provision that would have added $12 million to its 10-year cost and that was not paid for with budget cuts elsewhere.

The GOP lawmakers made no such objections to the $310 billion over 10 years that it would cost to make permanent six expired tax cuts that primarily benefit large corporations, including the so-called GE loophole. Lacking "pay-fors," the cost of those cuts would be added to the deficit.

Democrats said the moves showed where Republican priorities really lie.



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GOP Lawmakers Say Yes To $310 Billion For Business, But $12 Million For At-Risk Kids? Nope (Original Post) applegrove Apr 2014 OP
Sigh. The rich criminals get it all and we get screwed once again. Initech Apr 2014 #1
I didn't know about this. SpankMe Apr 2014 #2
The worst thing about this MissMillie Apr 2014 #3
K & R nt okaawhatever Apr 2014 #4

SpankMe

(2,983 posts)
2. I didn't know about this.
Wed Apr 30, 2014, 02:24 PM
Apr 2014

The mainstream media didn't cover it, apparently.

More evidence of pure Republican evil.

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