Patriotic Millionaires

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Patriotic Millionaires Join Advocates, Students in Support of New Jersey Millionaire's Tax
Today, the Patriotic Millionaires, a group of high-net worth Americans, business leaders, and investors who are united in their concern about the destabilizing concentration of wealth and power in America, joined advocates and community members in a press conference at the Trenton War Memorial in...
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Thursday, May 09, 2019
"We Need to Increase Funding for the IRS so That They Can Hold Tax Cheats Accountable"
Today, as the House Ways and Means Committee meets to address the "tax gap," the $400 billion difference between what taxpayers owe the federal government and what they pay on time, Morris Pearl, Chair of the Patriotic Millionaires and former managing director at BlackRock, Inc., issued the...
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Thursday, April 11, 2019
Wealthy New York Donors Call Out Speaker Heastie on Fundraiser for Wealthy New York Donors
Today, the Patriotic Millionaires will join Rise and Resist for a protest outside of a major fundraiser by Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie for high-end donors. The protest will challenge Heastie for backing down on campaign finance reform when given the chance to actually include it in the New York...
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Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Millionaires and Political Leaders Convene in Washington for "Tax the Rich!" Conference
Today, at 8:30 AM EST, millionaires who are reaping the benefits of the Trump tax cuts will gather with members of Congress, progressive leaders, academics and journalists to host the first-ever Tax the Rich! Conference in Washington, where they will outline why - and how - the U.S. should raise...
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Tuesday, April 02, 2019
Millionaires from Across US to Converge in Washington Ahead of Tax Day with Single Demand: "Tax the Rich!"
Millionaires who are reaping the benefits of the Trump tax cuts will gather with members of Congress, progressive leaders, academics and journalists to host the first-ever Tax the Rich! Conference on April 10 in Washington, where they will outline why—and how—the U.S. should raise taxes on the...
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Newswire article
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Patriotic Millionaires: Governor Hogan's Veto of $15 Minimum Wage Bill Pandering to Special Interests
Yesterday evening, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan vetoed a bill, passed in wide margins by both chambers of the Maryland General Assembly, to raise the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025. Each chamber voted for the bill in margins that can and will likely override the veto from Hogan. In...
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Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Patriotic Millionaire on Senator Udall's Introduction of the For the People Act: "Senate Republicans Must Prove They're Not the Party of Corruption."
Today, Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) introduced the For the People Act, the Senate companion to HR 1 and cosponsored by every single Senate Democrat, which proposes a wide variety of election and campaign finance-related reforms. This introduction follows the bill's overwhelming passage in the House,...
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Monday, March 18, 2019
In Ad Blitz, Patriotic Millionaire Abigail Disney Demands Ultra-Millionaires Tax in New York
Today, the Patriotic Millionaires announced they would be targeting a group of holdout lawmakers with a new ad featuring Abigal Disney , granddaughter of Roy Disney, co-founder of the Walt Disney company, and grand-niece of Walt Disney. The ad demands an ultra-millionaires tax be included in the...
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Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Patriotic Millionaires Back Carried Interest Fairness Act: "No More Freeloading Millionaires"
Today, US Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Representative Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) reintroduced the Carried Interest Fairness Act, legislation that would close the carried interest loophole which currently allows a few thousand millionaire fund managers to misrepresent their income and avoid billions...
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Friday, March 08, 2019
NY Assembly's Decision to Sidestep Public Financing of Elections "A Profound Disappointment"
Today, just as the House made history with the passage of HR1 , New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie announced that the Assembly is not likely to include public financing of elections in the budget proposal for this year, greatly reducing the chances of passing campaign finance reform in...
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