Stories tagged: rich
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 5:01 p.m.
Survey finds it’s harder to get rich than it used to be
Families have become less likely to change their financial position than would have been the case in the 1980s, and those who do manage to improve their position are less …
Sat., June 11, 2016, 9:14 p.m.
‘VIP Syndrome’ may have factored in Prince’s death
One doctor delivered test results to Prince’s home. Another sent his son, who wasn’t a physician, on a cross-country flight to bring medication to the music star. It’s not clear …
Thu., Aug. 9, 2012, 8:04 a.m.
Nobel economist: Inequality weighs on US economy
NEW YORK — What’s wrong with the U.S. economy? Growth comes in fits and starts. Unemployment has been over 8 percent for three and a half years. Cutting taxes and …
Wed., Aug. 24, 2011
E. Thomas McClanahan: Tax code needs sensible fixes
Warren Buffett caused quite a stir last week. In a New York Times op-ed, he told Washington to stop “coddling” the super-rich. He said that last year he only paid …
Sun., Oct. 31, 2010
Forcing transparency of PACs would be sound step forward
Here’s a modest proposal on campaign finance reform that might meet constitutional muster with the U.S. Supreme Court: Let’s have a truth-in-labeling law that requires political committees to say what …
Thu., Jan. 15, 2009
City-county ties scrutinized
Court service may be the next saber to clash in Spokane Valley’s contract disputes with Spokane County. The City Council agreed Tuesday to vote Jan. 27 on whether to give …