The U.S. Government Should Not Subsidize Outrageous CEO Pay

Close the Tax Loophole that Rewards Reckless Profiteering with Government-funded Multimillion-Dollar Bonuses

The U.S. government SHOULD NOT give free money to corporations so that CEOs can receive million-dollar bonuses.

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Legislation to Close the Loophole

With the help of Public Citizen, the Stop Subsidizing Multimillion Dollar Corporate Bonuses Act (PDF) was introduced in Congress on August 1, 2013.

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19678 2 weeks ago Nancy Hoffman
19677 1 month ago Joy Chambers
19676 1 month ago Nancy Brigham
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19674 2 months ago Kenneth Hall
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19670 4 months ago Lisa Pease
19669 4 months ago Marc Woersching
19668 4 months ago Martha Dray
19667 4 months ago Anonymous There are a million other things I would rather see my tax dollars go toward!
19666 4 months ago Dennis Yee
19665 4 months ago Cyndi Courter
19664 4 months ago Travis Frampton
19663 4 months ago Anonymous Why are we allowing tax dollars to go to CEOs who treat their employees with such disrespect?
19662 4 months ago Ms. Carla Compton, Advocate/Activist/Humanist I believe our entire Government needs a huge overhaul, by truly "honest" people, be they Democrats, Republicans, or Liberals or Conservatives, or Independents. But I doubt this will ever happen bec...
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