Whence the American Dream? Plus: Taxes, early learning and Social Security

August 26, 2008 | Economic Opportunity Institute

American Dream: The working class is finding itself worse off than previous generations, with the children of middle-class workers struggling below the poverty line.

Taxes: Senate Majority Leader Lisa Brown goes to the State Supreme Court to challenge a 1993 tax law on constitutional grounds.

Early Learning: Planning has begun for a Bremerton center that will provide comprehensive education and social services for children from birth through third grade.

Social Security: A recent report from the Congressional Budget Office shows Social Security is not only solvent now — it will be for decades to come.

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