capital gains

Oklahoma teacher strike

DeVos to Striking Teachers: ‘Serve the Students’

“I think about the kids,” the secretary said, reports the Dallas News. “I think we need to stay focused on what’s right for kids. And I hope that adults would keep adult disagreements and disputes in a separate place, and serve the students that are there to be served.”


California Shock: Gov. Jerry Brown Opposes Union Ballot Initiatives

Governor Jerry Brown shocked Sacramento on January 8 when he announced his opposition to two November union-backed ballot initiatives that would sell a $9 billion school construction bond and extend Proposition 30 tax surcharges on the wealthy.

The Associated Press

Stock Crash Would Create Budget Crisis for California

With the “one percent” paying more than 50 percent of state taxes, a sustained stock market crash would shrivel California’s “one-time” capital gains taxes and throw the Golden State back into a financial crisis.