529s now for K-12 too

From the Journal Record’s article by Jonathan Small.  Since 2015, annual taxes and other revenue taken from Oklahomans by the state’s Republican-controlled government has increased by $1.1 billion. By contrast, Republicans at the national level have cut taxes. The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, signed into law by President Donald Trump just days before…

DemToo? GOP fans out to hang #MeToo around Democrats’ necks

From the Chicago SunTimes article written by Tina Sfondeles Republicans are wasting no time exploiting allegations that House Speaker Mike Madigan retaliated against a fellow Democrat who questioned his handling of sexual harassment cases — following the lead of the GOP’s lead bankroller and chief “Blame Madigan” strategist, Gov. Bruce Rauner. From Republican attorney general…

SNAP in the Farm Bill

Congressional Republicans are proposing stricter work requirements for people who get food stamps. A new poll shows broad support for the changes. Even though it’s called the farm bill, the biggest debate about the newest proposal will be changes to work requirements for people getting food stamps. Should the bill become law, adults ages 18…