Phone calls and reaction to the Connecticut elementary school shooting
On the Phone: Jerald Newberry, National Education Association Health Information Network Executive Director
Ladd Everitt, Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Communications Director
Larry Pratt, Gun Owners of America Executive Director
Juana Summers, Politico Defense Reporter
Topic: Guest will explain how states are bracing for sequestration, the scheduled January across-the-board cuts affecting many federal agencies and departments. She’ll detail how states with strong defense industries are preparing for cuts that could hurt their local economies. She’ll also talk about the big-picture of the sequester and its chances of going through.
Kevin McCormally, Kiplinger Editorial Director
Topic: Guest will offer advice to those preparing their 2012 federal taxes. Guest will also discuss new taxes taking effect in 2013 and how taxpayers could be affected if tax rates go up.