Senators Fischer and Sasse cut taxes for the top 1% and cut resources for Nebraskans

Senators Fischer and Sasse support the Republicans’ tax plan give a handout to the top 1%, while it would hurt working Nebraskans and exploding to the federal deficit. Even Trump’s advisor, Larry Kudlow, has said the bill will “hurt a lot of different people”. While Senators Fischer and Sasse are pushing this destructive bill on Nebraskans, 50,000 kids on CHIP in our state are at risk to lose their health insurance because the GOP has not funded the program.

 

The Republican tax bill would take more than $5 billion from middle-class families to give to the rich.

New York Times: “By 2027, people making $40,000 to $50,000 would pay a combined $5.3 billion more in taxes, while the group earning $1 million or more would get a $5.8 billion cut, according to the Joint Committee on Taxation and the Congressional Budget Office.”

Over 80% of households would have their taxes increase or see no change, while about 60% of households making over $1 million would get a tax cut.

Wall Street Journal: “By 2027, after the individual tax cuts expire, most households would see little effect, as 61% would have either tax increases or tax cuts below $100. In that year, 16% of households would have tax cuts exceeding $100 while 23% would pay more.”

Washington Post Wonkblog: “But by 2027, just 16 percent of Americans would get a tax cut of at least $100.”

Wall Street Journal: “By 2027, when corporate tax cuts are the largest remaining policy, the tax cuts would be concentrated at the top of the income scale, with about 60% of households making over $1 million getting a tax cut, though 38% of them would pay more.”

The Republican tax bill is designed to please their wealthy donors, not the middle class.

Former Chief of Staff at the Congressional Joint Committee on Taxation: “It’s not aimed at growth. It is not aimed at the middle class. It is at every turn carefully engineered to deliver a kiss to the donor class.”

New York Times Editorial: “These policy changes, smuggled into the bill to please big Republican donors, would never survive a more transparent process. History will remember them for what they are: smaller scams aimed at winning support for a much bigger one.”

Nobel Laureate Economist: “Either it’s a religious belief, a belief where no amount of evidence would change that, or they are using the argument cynically and they just want more money for themselves.”

 

To show our Republican Senators that you don’t want to fund tax cuts for billionaires by putting Nebraskan children at risk, call them and let them know, or visit their Facebook pages and tell them.

 

DEB FISCHER (R-NE)

UNITED STATES SENATOR, REPRESENTS THE ENTIRE STATE

 

Office Contact Info

Washington DC:

202-224-6551

454 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510

Kearney:

308-234-2361

20 West 23rd Street, Kearney, Nebraska 68847

Lincoln:

402-441-4600

440 North 8th Street, Suite 120, Lincoln, Nebraska 68508

Omaha:

402-391-3411

11819 Miracle Hills Drive Suite 205 Omaha, Nebraska 68154

Scottsbluff:

308-630-2329

1110 Circle Drive, Suite F2, Scottsbluff, Nebraska 69361

 

Online Contact Info

Email: senator_fischer@fischer.senate.gov

Twitter: @SenatorFischer & @DebFischerNE

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/senatordebfischer/

 

BEN SASSE (R-NE)

UNITED STATES SENATOR, REPRESENTS THE ENTIRE STATE

 

Office Contact Info

Washington DC:

202-224-4224

386A Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510

Lincoln:

402-476-1400

1128 Lincoln Mall, Suite 305, Lincoln, NE 68508

Kearney:

308-233-3677

4111 Fourth Avenue, Suite 26, Kearney, NE 68845

Omaha:

402-550-8040

304 North 168th Circle Suite 213, Omaha, NE 68118

Scottsbluff:

308-632-6032

115 Railway Street, Suite C102, Scottsbluff, NE 69361

 

Online Contact Info

Email: ben_sasse@sasse.senate.gov

Twitter: @BenSasse & @SenSasse

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SenatorSasse