While others are focused on Facebook’s co-founder’s citizenship-based tax evasion, New York State’s Working Families Party leaped into another loophole debate associated with the profits accumulated from the company going public.
“You’re not gonna Like this. Facebook plans to Like tax loopholes this week — in a big way,” the organizations’ executive director, Dan Cantor, said in an email blast sent to supporters, some of whom may have groaned with the “Like” rhetoric. “And it’ll cost taxpayers billions.”
Councilman Lew Fidler is preparing to run for the State Senate seat in Brooklyn’s 27th District that was vacated after Carl Kruger resigned after pleading guilty to corruption charges. Councilman Fidler revealed his plans in a Facebook post last night where he solicited support from his friends.
“Folks, as I prepare to announce my candidacy for the State Senate seat vacated by Carl Kruger, I am compiling a list of folks who are involved with community organizations who I can list as supporters,” Councilman Fidler wrote. “If you are willing—BLESS YOU—please contact me here on Facebook or by email.”