Crushed by the burden of dwindling tax revenues and budget cuts, Philadelphia schools had their hopes set on a quick and easy cigarette tax to alleviate their financial problems.Read More →
Instead of the welfare office and City Hall, Philadelphia residents may soon be lining up at schools to apply for government benefits.Read More →
Speaking in New York City last week, Wall Street billionaire Tom Steyer laid clear his vision for penalizing people whose actions may contribute to climate change.Read More →
Ramping up the focus on the economic consequences of global warming, the newly minted Risky Business Project has unveiled a report predicting billions of dollars in damage if government fails to intervene.Read More →
By Yaël Ossowski | Vermont Watchdog
With an office and desk housed within the Vermont Department of Taxes, Gloria Hobson is not your average salaried government employee.
In fact, based upon her job description and title, one would argue her work serves as the ultimate paradox: a “taxpayer advocate” with a state government paycheck.Read More →