retirement gap

November 13, 2018

A conservative critique of tax breaks

Homeowners, non-manufacturing businesses and ordinary citizens are the big losers when local and state government give away billions of dollars in property tax breaks for large petrochemical plants. That’s the argument from former Baton Rouge Councilman Ryan Heck, a Republican, who outlined his views about the Industrial Tax Exemption Program in an essay for the far-right blog The Hayride.

Number of the Day

21 - Percentage of Americans that have no money saved for retirement (Source: Northwestern Mutual)