“I've always thought teachers were underpaid. … But I've seen a lot more, for sure, how much the teachers have to be spending for their classrooms [since my daughter became a teacher].” More - Debra from Winston-Salem, NC
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Review updates the February budget request's fiscal estimates for the next ten years.
Without a new budget or other spending bill in place, the government shuts down.
Seemingly, corporations and the most wealthy have found a way to pay taxes on a regressive scale (the more you earn, the smaller percentage paid) within a progressive structure. But how?
This year's Tax Day brings startling numbers about how tax loopholes allowed General Electric to avoid paying billions in taxes.
We have some incredible new stuff to mark this year's Tax Day.
We all have a stake in the national debate about how this money will be raised and spent. Federal Budget 101 is a no-nonsense, accessible guide to the federal budget - process and impact.
Jason Leveille will be attending TransparencyCamp. TransparencyCamp is an "unconference" for opengov, an event where, every year hundreds of people gather to share their knowledge about how to use new technologies and policies to make our government really work for ...