Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, D-Bell, applauds the inclusion of $400 million for early education and child care in the 2016-17 state budget as she urges lawmakers to approve it on June 15. While advocacy groups agree, they also question less money for the earned income tax credit.
Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, D-Bell, applauds the inclusion of $400 million for early education and child care in the 2016-17 state budget as she urges lawmakers to approve it on June 15. While advocacy groups agree, they also question less money for the earned income tax credit. Rich Pedroncelli Associated Press
Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, D-Bell, applauds the inclusion of $400 million for early education and child care in the 2016-17 state budget as she urges lawmakers to approve it on June 15. While advocacy groups agree, they also question less money for the earned income tax credit. Rich Pedroncelli Associated Press
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Income inequality is high, so why not broaden tax credit?

July 01, 2016 12:00 PM

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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 frhee@sacbee.com or 916-321-1913. Twitter: @foonrhee.