Sunset Tax Cuts for the Wealthiest Two Percent - News

In December, Bend the Arc participated an interfaith clergy "bus ride" to visit Congress to convince lawmakers to remember to care for the poor and others in need as they raced to negotiate a...

Bend the Arc Jewish Action called the House bill on the fiscal cliff “imperfect yet nonetheless one worth supporting. It included the first bipartisan agreement to raise taxes on the wealthiest...

While not totally satisfied with the results, many Jewish groups have come out in support of Congress’ last-minute efforts to reach a fiscal cliff deal, including Bend the Arc. CEO Alan van...

Bend the Arc called Congress’ actions to avert the fiscal cliff “an imperfect deal, yet nonetheless one worth supporting.” The deal “clearly establishes the principle that deficit reduction...

“If the community is going to seek governmental funding to support its many worthwhile services, it’s incumbent upon those of us who can afford to do so to pay a tax rate commensurate with the...

Bend the Arc has made the expiration of tax cuts for top earners a central agenda item. It recently garnered about 300 signatures from Jewish clergy members in a letter to Congress calling for...

Several liberal Jewish advocacy groups, including Bend the Arc, have lined up behind President Barack Obama in calling for the expiration of Bush-era tax cuts for top earners. But the main Jewish...

At 11:00 PM on New Year’s Day, the House of Representatives voted 257-167 to pass the “American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012”. The bill was imperfect, yet nonetheless one worth supporting. It...

What will be cut? And who will pay? These are the two facets of the "fiscal cliff" debate in Washington. While many Jewish organizations are vocal about opposing cuts to programs they hold dear,...

A nun, a rabbi and an imam walk into Congress. It may sound like the beginning of a convoluted joke but that's exactly what happened last Thursday when an interfaith team of clergy leaders came...

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