The Washington Post Quotes Public Citizen Statement from Susan Harley on Biden’s Infrastructure Plan

By Jacqueline Alemany

“Eighty-one organizations — Led by Americans for Tax Fairness, a left-leaning think tank — sent a letter to Biden today citing public opinion polls that show raising taxes on the wealthy and corporations to be popular ‘even among rank-and-file Republicans.’ They’re asking him to follow through on campaign promises to ensure wealthy people and corporations ‘pay something closer to their fair share of taxes.”

“While we strongly support the Biden-Harris administration’s laudable plans to roll back parts of the 2017 GOP tax giveaway package and increase taxes on the rich and corporations, Public Citizen urges the president to embrace additional policies that meet his tax criteria such as a tiny fee on Wall Street trades,’ Susan Harley, the managing director of the nonprofit consumer advocacy organization’s Congress Watch division told Power Up in a statement. ‘We look forward to working hand-in-hand with this administration to usher a new era of tax fairness into reality.”

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