Daily Archives: May 15, 2013

How the EITC Hits Home: An Update 1 in 6 Iowa Households Value Working Family Credit; $412 Million to Economy

Iowa lawmakers have considered an expansion of the state’s Earned Income Tax Credit for low- and moderate-income working families. Using an analysis from the Brookings Institution to illustrate where Iowans claim the credit, our map below breaks down the percentage … Continue reading

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Today’s Labor History May 15

U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of Samuel Gompers and other union leaders for supporting a boycott at the Buck Stove and Range Co. in St. Louis, where workers were striking for a 9-hour day. A lower court had forbidden … Continue reading

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