Patriotic Millionaires

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Thursday, November 07, 2019
Patriotic Millionaires Endorse "Simple to Implement, Easy to Enforce, Laser-Targeted" Millionaires Surtax to Combat Inequality
Today, members of both chambers of Congress formally introduced the Millionaires Surtax, a new tax proposal to tackle extreme wealth in America. The plan, championed by lead co-sponsors Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) in the Senate and Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) in the House,...
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Wednesday, November 06, 2019
Silicon Valley ‘Patriotic Millionaires’ Challenge Fellow Wealthy Californians to ‘Tax the Rich!’
Millionaires from across the Bay Area--one of the nation’s centers of widening income and wealth inequality--will challenge fellow wealthy Californians to support higher taxes on the rich at the “Tax the Rich!” Conference on Nov. 6 in San Francisco. The conference, hosted by the Patriotic...
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Tuesday, November 05, 2019
Millionaires from Across US to Gather in San Francisco with Single Demand: "Tax the Rich!"
Tomorrow in San Francisco, millionaires who are reaping the benefits of the Trump tax cuts will gather with leading economists, activists, progressive leaders, academics, and journalists in San Francisco to host Tax the Rich! A Conversation on Why and How, where they will outline why—and how—the U...
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Friday, October 25, 2019
"Tax My Estate"
This afternoon, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) introduced the For the 99.8% Act, a bill modeled after Senator Bernie Sanders' legislation that would ensure the 0.2 percent of estates valued over $3.5 million are fairly taxed by an expanded and strengthened estate tax. In response to the bill's...
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Thursday, October 17, 2019
Patriotic Millionaires: Billions Spent on Stock Buybacks Better Spent Raising Wages, Creating New Jobs
This morning, the House Financial Services Committee is holding a hearing examining the impact of record corporate stock buybacks on workers, investors, and the American economy. Ahead of the hearing, Morris Pearl, former managing director at Blackrock, Inc., and Chair of the Patriotic Millionaires...
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Monday, October 07, 2019
Patriotic Millionaires Launch 2020 Candidate Training Website
Today, the Patriotic Millionaires unveiled a new curriculum for Patriotic Millionaires University , the incredibly successful candidate training website first launched ahead of the 2018 midterms to help challengers “defeat the traitors who sold out America” when they voted for 2017’s complete...
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Thursday, October 03, 2019
Utah Businessman Jonathan Ruga to Address US Commission on Civil Rights on the Gender Wage Gap
Today, at 1:00 PM MT/3:00 PM ET, Jonathan Ruga, member of the Patriotic Millionaires and CEO and Co-Founder of Sentry Financial Corporation, will address the Utah Advisory Committee to the US Commission on Civil Rights at its public briefing on the Gender Wage Gap in Utah. In his remarks, he will...
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Thursday, September 26, 2019
Morris Pearl: Confirmation of Eugene Scalia as Labor Secretary an "Absolute Betrayal to the American Worker"
Today, the Senate voted along party lines to confirm Eugene Scalia, a corporate lawyer, to be the next Secretary of Labor. In response, Morris Pearl, former managing director at Blackrock, Inc., and Chair of the Patriotic Millionaires, issued the following statement: "At every turn, Eugene Scalia...
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Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Patriotic Millionaires Welcome Bernie Sanders's Wealth Tax Proposal to National Tax Debate
This morning, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) released a wealth tax proposal entitled "Tax on Extreme Wealth" as part of his 2020 Presidential campaign platform. In response, Morris Pearl, former managing director at Blackrock, Inc., and Chair of the Patriotic Millionaires, issued the following...
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Monday, September 23, 2019
Patriotic Millionaire Ian Simmons to Deliver Keynote Remarks At Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center Wealth Tax Event
Tomorrow, at 9:00 AM EST, Ian Simmons, member of the Patriotic Millionaires and Cofounder and Principal of the Blue Haven Initiative, will deliver keynote remarks at the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center's "Taxing Wealth" event. Mr. Simmons, who is also a coauthor and co-organizer of An Open Letter...
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