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Gitterman, Daniel Paul
Boosting paychecks : the politics of supporting America's working poor / Daniel P. Gitterman
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2010
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HD8072.5 .G56 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Working poor -- Government policy -- United States
Working poor -- Taxation -- United States
Minimum wage -- United States
Physical Description xi, 180 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Boosting paychecks in America -- The political origins of federal taxes on individual income -- The political origins of the federal minimum wage -- Reagan, Bush, and a new era in the politics of boosting paychecks -- Clinton and the fight over tax relief for the working poor or the middle class -- George W. Bush and the return of across-the-board tax relief -- Toward a new bargain? -- The past and future politics of boosting paychecks

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