Abel Perez

Feds need to help struggling states

In these times of budget shortfalls, state governments across the nation have been forced to lay off workers and cut back vital services to their residents. Contributing to the fiscal crises is a deepening recession that has left millions unemployed. As a result, state revenues from sales and personal income taxes are down sharply. The […]

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Bush Bails Out The Rich, Abandons The Poor

Recently, President Bush vetoed legislation that would have expanded the State Children Health Insurance Program – SCHIP. The bill which had been approved by Congress with strong bipartisan support would have increased enrollment in the popular government provided health insurance program from 6 million children to 10 million. The president told us that he vetoed

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