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Combined local-state tax rate in New York highest in U.S.

The Center Square/April 10th, 2021 The effective state and local tax rate for New York residents in 2019 was 14.1 percent, the highest percentage among the 50 states, according to a new ranking published by the Tax Foundation. Across the United States, the average state-local tax burden came in […]

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Biden wants corporations to pay for his $2 trillion infrastructure plans, echoing a history of calls for companies to chip in when times are tough

Stephanie Leiser, University of Michigan President Joe Biden just proposed a roughly US$2 trillion infrastructure plan, which he ambitiously compared to the interstate highway system and the space race. He aims to pay for it solely by taxing companies more, including the first increase in the corporate tax […]

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Did racism kill Jackie Robinson?

Tamra Burns Loeb, University of California, Los Angeles; Alicia Morehead-Gee, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, and Derek Novacek, UCLA School of Medicine Baseball great Jackie Robinson was a living, breathing example of athleticism and apparent good health, playing four sports at UCLA and becoming the […]