Wall Street: Time to Pay Up!

Make Wall Street Pay! Close corporate tax loopholes!

The Tompkins County Workers’ Center and the Midstate Labor Council, AFL-CIO are co-sponsoring a rally at Bank Alley (the corner of Seneca and Tioga Streets, Ithaca) this Friday, May 7, 3:30 pm. Please join us if you can.

It seems that every other day, a front page headline spotlights another cut that Governor Paterson has proposed. State parks, SUNY, education…all budget-balancing on the backs of those who earn a low or middle income.

I’ve written before about Barbara Lifton’s effort to increase taxes on the wealthiest people in the state. If you’d like to hear Barbara Lifton talking about the state of the New York budget, watch this video posted by Ithaca Democratic Socialists of America.