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Tax Day Protest in Des Moines

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 4:00pm

Budget Banner in Des Moines 2013

Budget Banner in Des Moines 2013

AFSC's budget banner, showing the majority of U.S. discretionary spending going to the Pentagon, shows up outside a middle school slated for closure in Des Moines.

Tues., Apr. 15, 4 p.m., Tax Day Protest.  Federal Building, located at 210  Walnut. Taxes:  Who pays them and who doesn’t?  Who writes our tax policies?  What could we fund, if we stopped using tax money for the weapons industry? 

Featuring the Raging Grannies!

AFSC DACA Event Series

Friday, February 14, 2014 - 3:40pm - Friday, March 14, 2014 - 6:00pm

AFSC Immigrant Rights Program has intensified its work on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and will be providingworkshops on new DACA applications, and benefits that DACArecipients can obtain. The upcoming events include tax filing for DACA recipients, DACA info for Haitians and others in Jersey City, and the newly passed In-State Tuition Act that DACA youth could utilize. Please check enclosed flyers for more information.

Tax Day Demonstration in Kansas City

Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 4:00am

Kansas City tax event 4-12-11

Kansas City tax event 4-12-11

AFSC staff and volunteers in Kansas City unfurl a 30-foot banner depicting the federal budget, 60% of which goes toward the military. View a slideshow of the event.

The demonstration will be from 4:00 to 5:30pm (arrive by 3:30pm).

Kansas Citians Call for New Budget Priorities

As part of the Global Day of Action on Military Spending on April 12, AFSC staff and volunteers in Kansas City organized a vigil and demonstration calling for a reduction in the excessive military budget and the funding of human needs and job creation.

Tax Day Demonstration in Des Moines

Monday, April 18, 2011 - 4:00pm

BANK OF AMERICA, PAY YOUR TAXES! WE DO!

Federal Budget from the Ground Up

A Commentary by Arnie Alpert

President Obama’s budget proposal, released today, will touch off Washington-centric squabbles over proper levels of federal spending and taxing.  Snooze-inducing terms like “continuing resolutions,”  “discretionary spending,” and “entitlement spending” will dominate political debates all the way through the presidential caucus/primary season to the 2012 election.

Create Jobs, Cut Military Spending to Address Deficit

This op-ed first appeared in the Concord Sunday Monitor

November 14, 2010

Budget advice for Gregg; For cuts, look to military spending

 Arnie Alpert

 To U.S. Sen. Judd Gregg:

Where Do Your Tax Dollars Go?

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