tax credits http://tspr.org en Bipartisan Support For Earned Income Tax Credit, But Budget Stands In Way http://tspr.org/post/bipartisan-support-earned-income-tax-credit-budget-stands-way <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="" data-attribution="Credit Brian Mackey/WUIS" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wuis/files/styles/card_280/public/201401/capitol.jpg" alt="" /><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&#160;&#160;</span>With less than a week remaining in the Illinois General Assembly's spring session, advocates are still working to double the state's tax credit for the working poor.<p><a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wuis/audio/2014/05/2014-05-26-EITC-1.mp3" class="asset-audio">As Hannah Meisel reports, there&#039;s bipartisan s Tue, 27 May 2014 15:08:52 +0000 Hannah Meisel 53877 at http://tspr.org Bipartisan Support For Earned Income Tax Credit, But Budget Stands In Way Rep. Loebsack Visits SE Iowa http://tspr.org/post/rep-loebsack-visits-se-iowa <p>Congressman Dave Loebsack (D-IA2) says the United States should consider pulling its military forces out of Afghanistan sooner than currently scheduled.&nbsp;</p><p>He says he does not have a specific date in mind for a withdrawal at this point.</p><p>&ldquo;The President has already moved up his timetable from 2014 to the goal of late 2013,&rdquo; says Rep. Loebsack, &ldquo;I think we should move it up even sooner than that.&nbsp; There is no way around that.&rdquo;</p> Fri, 16 Mar 2012 13:16:33 +0000 Jason Parrott 11942 at http://tspr.org Rep. Loebsack Visits SE Iowa Sullivan Says Lawmakers Support Vets Jobs Proposal http://tspr.org/post/sullivan-says-lawmakers-support-vets-jobs-proposal <p>State Senator John Sullivan (D-47) said Governor Pat Quinn will have to work hard to convince lawmakers to pass initiatives laid out in the&nbsp; State of the State speech.<br /><br />But the Rushville Democrat said one of&nbsp; Governor Quinn&#39;s initiatives should receive bi-partisan support.&nbsp; It&#39;s the tax credit for businesses to hire returning veterans.<br /> Wed, 01 Feb 2012 22:00:11 +0000 James Lenz 9543 at http://tspr.org Sullivan Says Lawmakers Support Vets Jobs Proposal