Despite not being nominated for any awards, the Time’s Up movement was the star of last night’s Golden Globe Awards. Men and women attending the ceremony wore black in solidarity with those working to end workplace harassment, and numerous actresses used their platforms to speak about the newly established legal defense fund. Before it’s formal launch, the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund had already raised … Continue reading Patriotic Millionaires in the Spotlight: Roberta Kaplan
After weeks of late night revisions and rushed votes, congressional Republicans have passed the final version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Here are a few of the most egregious aspects of the bill that made the final cut: The #CorkerKickback. This provision would allow income on real estate LLCs to be taxed at a lower rate. It was added during the reconciliation process, and … Continue reading Republicans passed a $1.5 trillion payoff to their donors.
Yesterday evening, Monday August 21, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin made a statement that effectively reversed Donald Trump’s campaign promise to close the carried interest loophole.
The outcome of yesterday’s special election in Georgia’s 6th congressional district proves one thing: Democrats can’t just spend their way into a seat.
Tuesday the Illinois State Senate took a bold step in fighting inequality by becoming the first state chamber in the country to vote in favor of closing the carried interest loophole.
The following letter was sent to the DC Council on May 18, 2017 by The Patriotic Millionaires, the DC Chapter of Resource Generation, and Andy Shallal, DC resident and owner of Busboys and Poets.
Today, in response to President Trump’s trickle-down tax plan, the Patriotic Millionaires announced a vital new campaign: Defend the Estate Tax.
President Trump’s trickle-down tax plan looks like nothing more than another attempt to cut taxes for the wealthy.
This morning the Patriotic Millionaires took to the streets once again to fight for a fair minimum wage. Vice-chair Stephen Prince spoke at a rally to raise the minimum wage alongside Senators Bernie Sanders, Patty Murray, and Chuck Schumer.
Tuesday the Patriotic Millionaires took to Annapolis to fight for a fair wage as the Economic Matters Committee in the Maryland House of Delegates began hearings on a bill to raise the state minimum wage to $15 an hour.
Today the Senate paved the way for a vote on Monday to confirm President Trump’s pick for the Treasury Secretary, Steve Mnuchin. On behalf of the entire organization, Chair Morris Pearl has released the following statement urging the Senate to understand that Mnuchin is not fit to be Treasury Secretary
Last Friday President Trump signed an executive order that laid the groundwork for repealing Dodd-Frank, the financial regulation legislation put in place in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis intended to keep an economic disaster of such magnitude from happening ever again.
If President-elect Donald Trump is serious about cutting a new deal for American workers – and we dearly hope he is – he can prove it by signing a new minimum wage bill within the first 100 days of his administration. By signing a bill, President-elect Trump will be giving an immediate raise to the millions and millions of the white working class voters who formed the heart of his victory
Today, the Patriotic Millionaires are delighted to be in NC at the State of Black America. They are also excited to announce they are also formally releasing their newest white paper, “So Goes the Nation: North Carolina.”
In June, the CFPB released new payday lending restrictions. Chair Morris Pearl formally submitted his comments and suggestions.
As an American and an avid believer in the importance of the fourth estate in our democracy, I am deeply disappointed in Matt Lauer’s performance last night.
Patriotic Millionaire Eric Schoenberg is issuing a personal challenge to Presidential candidate Donald Trump – if Mr. Trump releases his taxes, he will as well.
Patriotic Millionaire Carol Winograd was caught during a special moment at the DNC in Philadelphia.
This weekend, Patriotic Millionaire Sam Polk is opening the first of hundreds of planned new restaurants that are bringing a whole new model of capitalism to bear on the issue of limited food choices and quality in poorer neighborhoods.
Yesterday, The Center for Political Accountability announced that Chair of the Patriotic Millionaires Morris Pearl has joined their Board of Directors. Pearl brings career experience and a commitment to reforming the influence of money in politics to this already established board.