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  • The flat tax fraud

    The flat tax fraud
    The so-called "flat tax" is all the rage among Republican presidential hopefuls. Herman Cain was the first. Now, Rick Perry and Newt Gingrich have come up with their own flat-tax proposals. The flat tax is a fraud. It raises taxes on the poor and...
  • House plan would cut Senate income tax hike in half

    A budget plan moving through the House of Delegates calls for an income tax increase of less than half the size of the hike passed by the Senate last week and would spare taxpayers who make less than $100,000. A House committee approved amendments...
  • What surplus?

    What surplus?
    You stumble upon some extra money lying around the house — some spare change behind the sofa cushions or the equivalent. You might be pleased with your unexpected good (albeit only modestly so) fortune, but you probably wouldn't be looking to...
  • More gambling is not the answer for Maryland

    More gambling is not the answer for Maryland
    Less than three months after the Maryland General Assembly met in a special session to raise the state income tax on many middle-class families, there is a growing likelihood that lawmakers will soon descend on Annapolis again. This latest special session...
  • Foes say tax rise would hurt Md.

    Business groups are howling about the tax increases proposed by House Speaker Michael E. Busch, predicting that the package would send more consumers out of state to buy goods and hurt Maryland's ability to attract new businesses. Busch and other House...
  • Central issues of Election 2012

    Central issues of Election 2012
    Whoever wins the presidential election in November will confront urgent problems: Should tax cuts scheduled to expire be renewed? Should federal spending be cut to reduce the deficit or would that weaken an already lackluster economy? After one of the...
  • Yes on Proposition 30, no on Proposition 38

    The day Gov. Jerry Brown took office in 2011, the state budget was more than $25 billion in the red — the latest installment in a long-running drama of boom-and-bust budgeting. Since then, lawmakers have slashed billions of dollars from education,...
  • The Rhubarb Patch: A tough discussion about ‘hard truths’ in the presidential race

     
    In Wednesday's Tribune I debate the 2012 presidential race with conservative activist Chris Robling, a WGN-TV commentator and former executive director of the Cook County Republican Party. To Chris, from Eric: On the first night of the recent Republican...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown rakes in $4 million for Prop. 30

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown may have just rejoined the campaign trail for Proposition 30 this week, but campaign finance filings indicate he's been busy dialing for dollars this month. The governor's tax initiative has raked in more than $4 million since......
  • Gov. Jerry Brown to hit the road for Prop. 30

     
    After a six-week absence from the campaign trail, Gov. Jerry Brown plans to hit the road this week to promote his signature tax initiative, Proposition 30. On Tuesday, Brown is set to speak at a rally with UCLA students. The......
  • Gov. Jerry Brown rallies Sacramento students for Prop. 30

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday urged students to back Proposition 30, his November tax initiative, saying the measure would stop years of cuts to community colleges. Speaking to about 200 students at a courtyard rally at Sacramento City College, Brown......
  • Long Hours And Sharp Elbows

     For much of his life, Dannel Malloy has been an avid fan of hockey and rugby.     Both rough-and-tumble sports are highly physical and require quick movements, sharp elbows and fast decisions. A rugby player for 22 years, Malloy finally quit when his...