Kiss and make up? | Arkansas Blog

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Kiss and make up?

Posted By on Wed, May 13, 2009 at 4:31 PM

Well not entirely, but no Washington think tank was harder on Senator Blanche Lincoln’s proposal earlier this year to provide more estate tax relief than the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. Like others, it called it a costly and unnecessary gift to the rich. At the urging of the Arkansas Times, experts on at the center took a quick look at Lincoln’s new round of proposed tax cuts to help middle and low-income Americans.

Chuck Marr, director of federal tax policy at the CBPP, offered: “Senator Lincoln has made her mark helping working families meet the challenges they face and her new child care proposal shows she is determined to keep playing this leadership role.”

-- Paul Barton


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