One of the Supreme Court’s least-noticed rulings in the past few months just helped the one of the planet’s biggest financial firms — and one of Donald Trump’s billionaire pals — stomp on thousands of public-sector workers and retirees in one of America’s poorest states.
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- September 17, 2015Even Ronald Reagan's former budget director thinks the tax rate hedge fund managers are paying is "really pretty shameful."