Bush Budget Extends Deficit; Women's Rights under Attack
Erickson, Jan, National NOW Times
Tax Cuts Endanger Human Needs
Mindful of loud objections, the Senate demonstrated a bit of fiscal restraint by slashing George W.'s outrageous ten-year $726 billion tax cut package to $350 billion. Like his previous tax cuts, this round would shower benefits on very high income earners, while providing little or nothing to moderate and low-income families. NOW has argued against ANY tax cuts because of looming federal deficits and the reduced ability of government to fund important human needs programs.
This reduction was the first major setback for the administration's domestic spending agenda, which Bush had touted as stimulus to the ailing economy. But many prominent …
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Publication information: Article title: Bush Budget Extends Deficit; Women's Rights under Attack. Contributors: Erickson, Jan - Author. Magazine title: National NOW Times. Volume: 35. Issue: 1 Publication date: Spring 2003. Page number: 11. © National Organization for Women, Inc. Fall 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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