Central Arkansas venues have a full week of commemorative events planned
... tax changes passed during the 2013 session consisted largely of personal income tax cuts benefiting upper-income taxpayers and sales and use tax cuts targeted to specific industry groups. ... [the changes] did little to improve overall tax fairness for low- and middle-income families; resulted in flat or underfunding for certain critical services for children and families in the short term; and further undermined an already strained base for funding future services that are critical to the state’s needs.\In four words:
Already, the bottom 40 percent of taxpayers have a state and local tax burden (twelve percent of their income) that is twice that of the richest one percent (who pay only six percent of their incomes in state and local taxes).
Legislative pigs gotta eat.
Hmmm, I thought that the new evaluation program (Teacher Excellence and Support System) that the…
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