BUFFET SAYS RICH SHOULD PAY MORE TAXES

The Huffington Post (11/22, Terkel) reports, “Billionaire Warren Buffett rebutted claims that the Obama administration is unjustly hurting business orders with high taxes by saying that in fact, the wealthy have never had it so good.”  On ABC’s “This Week,” Buffet said, “I think that people at the high end, people like myself, should be paying a lot more in taxes. We have it better than we’ve ever had it.” 

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Fare for All- Save on Groceries

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Need to stretch your food budget?  Check out Fare For All. Save 30-50% On Food. Open to Everyone - Distribution Sites Across Minnesota - Nutritious Food at a Great Value - Packages of Fresh Produce and Frozen Meals. Fare For All offers a variety of packages each month. There is sure to be a package that meets your needs! Order as many packages as you want in any combination as you want for pick-up at your local Fare For All site. Read more »

If GOP Hates “Job-Killing” Regulations...

If GOP Hates “Job-Killing” Regulations, Why So Silent On New Rule Against Health Insurance Profiteering?

On November 22, the White House issued one of those -- eek! -- regulations. As part of implementing the health reform law, our federal government established a new rule to stop profiteering by private health insurance companies...As this is a government regulation, I expected congressional Republicans to rip the White House for more "job-killing rules." For creating more "uncertainty" that makes life impossible for businesses. Read more »

THE MEASURE OF AMERICA 2010-2011

The Project data which you are about to access is very revealing. The information measures how all 50 states measure up to one another when comparing health, education and income. The American Human Development Project which developed an index which is dedicated to stimulating fact-based public debate about and political attention to issues that affect people’s well-being and access to opportunity in the United States. Read more »

National Building Trades Department Meets in St. Paul

The 68th Building and Construction Trades Department met in St. Paul from August 17th thru August 20th. There are a number of speeches to choose to view, including those of BCTD President Mark Ayers, President of the AFL-CIO Richard Trumka and the BCTD Leadership Team. The Minnesota Building Trades and St. Paul Building Trades Councils were very instrumental in helping the Convention become the success it was.

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