Trump’s 2020 budget proposal:
⬇️$1.5 TRILLION less on Medicaid. ⬇️$25 BILLION less on Social Security.
⬇️$845 BILLION less on Medicare. ⬇️Reduce Pell Grant funding, cut work-study funding, eliminate public service loan forgiveness, and eliminate subsidized Federal student loans. ⬇️Cuts also run deep in public education, and medical and climate research and science sectors of government.
AND YET, Trump proposed a RECORD SETTING $4.75 Trillion ⬆️5% for military
and yes.... the fucking wall 😑
Alongside News Anchor Don Dare and with the support of @volsforvets + @utklaw, we are spreading the word about the Combat-Injured Veterans Tax Fairness Act of 2016 (Pub. L. 114–292). ◾️◾️◾️
BLUF: An estimated 130,000 Veterans who received a disability severance payment between 1991-2016, might have improperly had taxes withheld by the IRS. Congress, working alongside the DoD, has attempted to contact all those affected. With a (1) year statue of limitation, eligible Veterans only have this tax reporting period to claim money potentially owed to them. ◾️◾️◾️
Check out the story here and PLEASE help spread the word: https://www.wate.com/news/investigations/time-running-out-for-qualified-veterans-to-claim-special-tax-refund/1858631434
Commissoner Morton explains to City Council President Andre Wallace at the Urban Renewal Meeting about Comptroller Deborah Reynolds not being accountable for her actions and not following the legislation that has been passed by the lawmakers of the City of Mount Vernon.
The first two months of 2019 have been busy with votes on important legislation, meetings with local businesses and constituents and oversight investigations. I will be highlighting some of this work throughout the week. Join me for my next Community Coffee this Sunday at the Mukilteo Boys and Girls Club. 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Hope to see you there. #ForThePeople#Congress#WashingtonState#PNW
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With an overall rise in US traffic deaths, including alcohol-related incidents, is an alcohol detection system for vehicles on the horizon? According to @chicagotribune , Joan Claybrook, a former administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, is urging Congress to mandate automakers to include these systems in all new vehicles in the coming decade. Check out the article for more information. . . .