Foon Rhee

July 1, 2016 12:00 PM

Income inequality is high, so why not broaden tax credit?

The top 1 percent in California earned 29 times more than the 99 percent

Last year, California added a new tool to help working poor

But this year, Gov. Brown and Legislature reduced amount for earned income tax credit

Foon Rhee

Associate editor, editorial writer and Viewpoints editor

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Foon Rhee, an associate editor, joined the The Sacramento Bee’s editorial board in February 2010 after reporting and editing for newspapers in Massachusetts and North Carolina and keeping his opinions to himself. He graduated from Duke and went to graduate school during a fellowship at the University of Hawaii. Foon Rhee can be reached at or 916-321-1913. Twitter: @foonrhee.

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