Weighing in on Tax Cuts

A coalition of Virginia advocacy organizations and labor unions is calling on U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Jim Webb to let the Bush-era tax cuts expire for those making more than $250,000.00.   The members sent a letter asking for action during the lame-duck session before the new Congress is sworn in and scheduled sequestration cuts take effect.  As Virginia Public Radio’s Anne Mare Morgan reports, the group believes the tax hikes would help prevent cuts to services that include Medicaid, Medicare, and Social Security.

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