Democrats Propose Raising Teacher Pay By Rescinding Tax Cuts For Wealthiest Americans

Headline Roundup May 22nd, 2018

Democratic lawmakers are proposing that schools get increased funding and that teachers receive a pay raise, which would be paid for by rescinding tax cuts for the wealthiest 1 percent of Americans.

Democrats Propose Raising Teacher Pay By Rescinding Tax Cuts For Wealthiest Americans

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Democratic leaders Rep. Nancy Pelosi, Calif., and Sen. Chuck Schumer, N.Y., outlined a plan Monday to invest in teachers by cutting back on the GOP tax cuts.

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From the Left
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Their agenda would steer $100 billion toward schools and salaries and guarantee teachers’ right to join unions.

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From the Left
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Democrats in Congress are seeking to capitalize on unrest over teacher pay that has led to classroom walkouts in a handful of states, offering an election-year plan to roll back part of last year’s GOP tax cut to boost funds for schools, including higher wages for educators.

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