VIDEO: Carrie Sheffield on MSNBC: Here’s How Tax Reform Helps Young People

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In an interview on MSNBC over the weekend, Generation Opportunity Executive Director Carrie Sheffield explained how young people stand to benefit from the current tax reform plan in Congress. “It’s going to put more money into the pockets of workers,” Sheffield said. “Middle class Americans will see an increase in…

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Dying Patients Should Not Have to Ask the Government for Permission to Try and Save Their Own Lives

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Every patient deserves the right to try new medical treatments that could save their life, especially if they’ve exhausted all available treatments. That is why, in his recent op-ed in The Hill, Generation Opportunity Policy Director David Barnes argues Congress should pass federal right-to-try legislation. The Food and Drug Administration’s…

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Instead of Luring Amazon with Taxpayer Giveaways, Gov. Roy Cooper Should Highlight North Carolina’s Pro-Growth Policies

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North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper likes to use taxpayer money to pick winners and losers in business. He has already given tens of millions of tax dollars to Credit Suisse and several other big corporations, claiming “it creates jobs.” Now, Gov. Cooper has a perfect opportunity to stop cheating young taxpayers out…

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Entrepreneurial Millennials Will Benefit from Tax Reform

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Millennials are experiencing the pain of an underperforming economy, and the tax code isn’t helping. The current tax code favors the wealthy and politically connected, at the expense of small businesses and individuals unable to afford expensive accountants and lawyers. Even though millennials are more entrepreneurial than their predecessors, our complicated…

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