With battles over school closures, vaccination mandates, and curricula, you might think the president of the American Federation of Teachers had enough on her plate. But Randi Weingarten is now lobbying heavily for tax breaks that will largely go to the wealthy. She wants Democrats to reinstate state and local tax deductions in their huge tax bills and spending.
That’s not how Miss Weingarten sold it. “SALT is a way of delivering goods for the middle class,” she tweeted last week. During a news conference Wednesday outside the Capitol with the bipartisan SALT Caucus, the teachers union chief reiterated the topic.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/randi-weingarten-says-pass-the-salt-deduction-congress-tom-suozzi-joyce-beatty-11639165724 Randi Weingarten says “Beyond the Salt”