Fiscal Cliff


Monday, December 10th, 2012

Latinos & Fiscal Cliff: Taxes on Wealthy Must be Included

By Matt Barreto, Latino Decisions The 2012 presidential election was barely over when Republicans correctly surmised that their outreach to Latino voters was anemic and they better change course.  The focus to date has been entirely on immigration reform –  which represents an extremely troubling area for the GOP – but by no means is

Monday, December 10th, 2012

Fiscal Cliff Debates Affect Latino Families

By Latinovations Debates of the upcoming fiscal cliff are causing many politicians to question what the right path would be for Latino families, acknowledging that no decision is likely to come easy. The fiscal cliff is described...

Friday, December 7th, 2012

Fiscal Cliff Talks: Latino Education May Slide Further

By Curt Werner, Voxxi Much was made during the presidential campaign that the economic downturn and to a large extent the nation’s tax structure combined to yield unprecedented economic disparity between haves and have-nots. While the newly re-elected...

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

Latinos Likely Affected by Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

By Raisa Camargo, Voxxi The pressure is mounting for a solution on the fiscal cliff to be resolved at the end of the year with civic rights supporters asserting Latinos are likely to feel the effects immediately. The...

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

Why a Decision on the Fiscal Cliff is Important to Your Health

By Hope Gillette, Voxxi Solving the fiscal cliff issue is current priority for the United States government, as at midnight on December 31, 2012, provisions from the Budget Control Act of 2011 will go into effect. Creating a solution...

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Fiscal Cliff: Are We Really Going to Do Surgery With An Ax?

By Lily Eskelsen, NEA We’re all in trouble when I start a sentence with, “… and reasonable people in Congress will find a way get this done…” and the room explodes with laughter. Because we’re in this mess for...

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Fiscal Cliff: Poorest School Districts Stand To Lose The Most

By Joy Resmovits, Huffington Post Latino Voices Juandiego Wade is worried. As vice chair of the Charlottesville City School Board in Virginia, he’s responsible for the well-being of its 4,000 students. And if Congress doesn’t come up with a...