Tag: Wesley Tharpe

Making Work Pay Should be a 2016 Priority

Georgians today are working harder and for more hours than ever before. Yet they still struggle to get ahead. Many of the new jobs our economy is adding don’t pay much and take-home pay for workers in a wide range

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A Tax Blueprint to Strengthen Georgia

[vc_row el_class=”td-ss-row”][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text] Fixing Georgia’s Tax System Can Help Working Families and Protect the State’s Investments Reforming Georgia’s rickety tax code is once again a hot topic among members of the General Assembly, and the question lawmakers must answer is

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Tax Shift Plans Chart Wrong Path to Reform

State legislators are likely to consider large-scale changes to Georgia’s tax system when they return to work in January 2016, and some ideas they’re poised to debate threaten serious harm to Georgia families and the state’s ability to maintain a

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Better Ways to Fix Georgia Taxes

As Published in the AJC State lawmakers can seize a real opportunity to improve the lives of Georgia families if they take up the topic of comprehensive tax reform in the next legislative session. First, they’ll need to discard misguided plans

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Pro-Worker Credits in Jeopardy this Labor Day

The U.S. Congress made Labor Day a federal holiday in 1894 to honor the contributions workers make every day to our nation’s strength, prosperity and well-being. But in 2015, on a day when we will celebrate the value of work,

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