Patriotic Millionaires

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Thursday, March 26, 2020
Senate Coronavirus Bill Prioritizes $500 Billion Mnuchin-Trump Slush Fund Over American Lives
Last night, the Senate voted unanimously to pass a $2 trillion economic stimulus package in response to the rapidly escalating COVID-19 crisis. This package includes a provision for a nearly $500 billion fund for stimulus distributions to corporations at the discretion of the Secretary of the...
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Wednesday, March 25, 2020
OBSCENE: Patriotic Millionaires Slam Senate Bill Provisions on CEO Compensation
Today details were released of the near-final form of the Senate's coronavirus stimulus bill. Despite the addition of some conditions on the corporations set to receive billions of dollars in assistance, the bill still does almost nothing to limit excessive executive compensation, putting the...
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Friday, March 20, 2020
Burr and Loeffler Insider Trading Requires "Resignation and Prosecution"
Today, in response to reports the Senators Riichard Burr and Kelly Loeffler sold off significant amounts of stock in the immediate aftermath of being briefed on the spread of COVID-19, all while publicly stating that there was no reason for alarm, Morris Pearl, the Chair of the Patriotic...
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Monday, March 16, 2020
NYS Millionaires Urge State Leaders to Raise Their Taxes to Meet the Needs of All New Yorkers
Today, 34 top-tier taxpayers in New York State asked Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature to implement new taxes targeting wealthy New Yorkers. The letter calls on state leadership to use tax reform to help meet urgent budget needs of the Empire State. The letter, signed by...
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Thursday, March 12, 2020
Patriotic Millionaires Chair Blasts Trump Coronavirus Relief Plan
Today, as Republican Members of Congress refuse to support a House bill designed to provide relief to those affected by the coronavirus outbreak, and President Trump continues to advocate for corporate tax cuts and payroll tax cuts as the answer to the virus' economic effects, Morris Pearl, the...
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Tuesday, January 21, 2020
A Decade of Citizens United: "10 Years of Selling Our Political System to the Highest Bidder"
Today, January 21, 2020, marks the 10 year anniversary of the Supreme Court's monumental decision in Citizens United v. FEC. The ruling marked a new era for the American political system by declaring high-dollar campaign donations from corporations and special interest groups a protected right...
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Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Abigail Disney, Patriotic Millionaires of California, and California Voices for Progress: “It Is Time for the State of California to Intervene” on CEO Pay
Today, Abigail Disney, filmmaker, philanthropist, and member of the Patriotic Millionaires, will testify to the California State Senate at 9:30 AM PST in support of SB37: “Corporate Fair Share for California & Californians," authored by State Senator Nancy Skinner with Principal Co-Author...
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Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Patriotic Millionaire Abigail Disney to Testify in Support of Bill Taxing Excessive CEO Pay
On Wednesday, January 15, 2020, Abigail Disney, filmmaker, philanthropist, and member of the Patriotic Millionaires, will testify to the California State Senate at 9:30 AM PST in support of SB37: “Corporate Fair Share for California & Californians," proposed by State Senator Nancy Skinner...
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Newswire article
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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