The “Buffett Rule,” which has split Florida’s U.S. Senate delegation, will likely come to a vote this week as Republicans and Democrats begin posturing for November’s general election.
As President Barack Obama campaigned in South Florida on behalf of the so-called Buffett Rule – a plan whereby the wealthiest Americans would be required to pay at least 30 percent in income taxes – Senator Marco Rubio sat down with CBS4 News for an extended interview in which he criticized the proposed law.
We can all dream of being billionaires. This year, Forbes Magazine says twelve hundred and twenty six people have achieved that dream, about a hundred more than last year, and a whole lot more than the hundred forty Forbes found when it started counting a quarter century ago.
Congressional Republicans have spent the better part of the past several months refusing to consider tax increases for those making over a million dollars a year. But a new survey calls into question who exactly the GOP is fighting for.
One of the richest people in South Florida could be your neighbor. Well, maybe not YOUR neighbor, but the the richest man in Florida does live in Miami-Dade, according to the new Forbes 400 ranking of America’s billionaires released Wednesday.