We had a busy week with lots of media events around the country for Tax Day. We want to share a few activities where Wealth for Common Good members and staff were involved: April 10: 28 Patriotic Millionaires support the Buffett Rule at [...]
Twenty-eight millionaires and their assistants went to the White House on April 10 to demonstrate their support for equalizing taxes on wealth and work. As John Cushman of the New York Times Political Blog, The Caucus, noted: Each person on [...]
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Warren Buffett has famously decried the unfairness of a tax system that lets him pay a lower rate than his secretary. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island crafted the Buffett Rule for tax fairness into proposed legislation called “The Paying [...]
Jeffrey Brown talks to Patriotic Millionaire Garrett Gruener, founder of Ask.com
A group of about two dozen Patriotic Millionaires stormed Capitol Hill on Wednesday to ask lawmakers for their taxes to be raised. They lobbied for the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy to expire and any deal the so-called super [...]
Producer and entrepreneur Charlie Fink and two dozen other members of the Patriotic Millionaires for Fiscal Strength lobbied members of the super committee to increase their tax rates. (PatrioticMillionaires.org) Two dozen wealthy members of the group Patriotic Millionaires for Fiscal [...]
A group of millionaires visits Capitol Hill to ask lawmakers for a tax hike to help cut deficits. WASHINGTON (CNNMoney) — A group of two dozen millionaires stormed Capitol Hill on Wednesday, demanding lawmakers raise their taxes. “We want [...]