Take on Wall Street/AFR, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Communications Workers of America, AFL-CIO, and United for Respect hosted a briefing for Hill staffers on September 23, 2021, to explain why Wall Street needs an excise tax on stock buybacks and why now is the time to pass one. The event touched on the history of buybacks, the current proposal, and how it connects to the racial justice lens.
Rion Dennis, Legislative & Advocacy Director, Americans for Financial Reform
Chad Bolt, Tax staffer, Office of U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown
Niko Lusiani, Director of Corporate Power, Roosevelt Institute
Elena Lopez, Legislative Specialist, Communication Workers of America