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The Late Edition: November 27, 2012



November 27, 2012

Today’s Taxpayer News!

After a thirteen year campaign to bring more accountability to government, the President signed the WPEA into law today. NTU earned praise today from Government Accountability Project Legal Director Tom Devine for our part in getting the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act (WPEA) passed.

With little appetite for tax increases in the GOP, President Obama is taking his demand for higher taxes to the public this week according to an article from the Washington Times. But will Americans buy what he’s selling?

This editorial from the New York Post explains the consequences of raising taxes on higher income groups as the Obama Administration seeks to do: weakened economic growth and substantial job losses, resulting in worse financial conditions for all Americans.


 

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