Democratic Lawmakers To Re-Introduce Financial Transactions Tax

From ThinkProgress Wed Jan 23 2013, 14:20:53

Democrats were unsuccessful in their push for a financial transactions tax after the 2008 financial crisis, but after 11 Eurozone countries received approval to institute such a tax Tuesday, two lawmakers are planning to try again. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA) will reintroduce their proposal, which would raise an estimated $352 [...]

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