November 30, 2017

Trying to Balance on a Two-Legged Stool: If the Tax Bill Takes Away a Key Piece of the Health Care Law, Women Will Lose Access to Affordable Health Care

High out-of-pocket costs, debt, bankruptcy—this is what the health care market was like for many women and families before the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Senate tax bill being pushed by Republican leadership and President Trump

November 28, 2017

The Republican Tax Plan: What’s at Stake for Children

Republicans in the Senate are planning to schedule a vote this week on their version of the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.” This bill would raise taxes for countless families in order to give new tax

November 21, 2017

A Feminist’s Thanksgiving Survival Guide

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday of the year. Though I’m definitely not a fan of its shady origins, present-day Thanksgiving combines a number of my favorite things: gratitude, framily, and food. (I will always be #TeamBrine

November 15, 2017

Terrible Things That the Senate Finance Committee Added to Their Tax Bill Yesterday

The Senate’s version of the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” like the House version that will be voted on as early as tonight, is a terrible, terrible bill. Yesterday, if possible, the Senate made it worse.

November 14, 2017

Senate Tax Bill Makes It More Expensive to Go to Work

Yesterday, the Senate Finance Committee began marking up its version of the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.” Like the version approved by the House Ways and Means Committee last week, scheduled for a floor vote in

November 13, 2017

A Tax Plan That Hurts Women and Families

November 10, 2017

House and Senate Tax Bills Are A Bad Deal for Women

Yesterday, Republicans in the House and Senate moved forward with tax plans benefitting millionaires, billionaires, and corporations. The House Ways and Means Committee passed an amended version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Republicans introduced

November 9, 2017

What’s In the House Tax Plan: Medical Expenses

Next week, the House of Representatives will vote on the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” released by House Republicans. The Republican tax plan impacts a wide range of tax benefits that women and families rely on

November 9, 2017

What’s In the House Tax Plan: Education

The House is considering the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” Republicans proposed last week. This GOP plan impacts a wide range of tax benefits that women and families rely on, including education benefits. The Joint Committee

November 8, 2017

The House GOP Tax Plan Is A Raw Deal for Women and Families

Last week, Republicans in the House introduced the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” which would raise taxes on vulnerable women and families while giving new tax cuts to the wealthy and big corporations. This tax plan

November 5, 2017

Another Attack on the Right to Abortion—in a Tax Bill?

We have seen quite a few attacks on abortion and women’s health recently, but the latest attack on abortion reflects the extremes that this Administration and its GOP allies in Congress will go to attack the

November 3, 2017

What’s In the House Tax Plan: Child Care

nbsp; Yesterday, the House Ways and Means Committee released four hundred pages of tax legislation. The so-called “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” affects a broad range of tax benefits that people rely on every day – including tax