When Will Paulsen Stop Touting The Terrible GOP Tax Bill?

Speaking before the Joint Economic Committee on Wednesday, Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.) reiterated his support for the Republican tax plan that was approved last year. “Consumer confidence is up, Americans are seeing more take-home pay, many will spend less time preparing their taxes next year, and businesses are paying special bonuses, giving their employees a raise, … Continue reading When Will Paulsen Stop Touting The Terrible GOP Tax Bill?

The Third Congressional District Is Fed Up With Erik Paulsen

A couple of recent letters to local publications illustrate how Minnesota’s 3rd Congressional District is losing faith in its Representative, Erik Paulsen (R). Earlier this month, Heidi Strommen took Paulsen to task in a letter published in the Lakeshore Weekly News. Strommen criticizes the way in which Paulsen has long positioned himself as a champion of fiscal … Continue reading The Third Congressional District Is Fed Up With Erik Paulsen

Erik Paulsen Saves His Corporate Donors Millions Through Tax Cuts

The Republican tax cut bill passed by the House and by the Senate Finance Committee is, as I’ve written elsewhere, especially generous toward corporations. The corporate tax rate will fall from 35 to 20 percent, and businesses are expected to save $1 trillion over the coming decade. Among the big winners in Minnesota are the … Continue reading Erik Paulsen Saves His Corporate Donors Millions Through Tax Cuts