Brad Williams

California Legislative Analyst's Office (formerly)

Guest

Former chief revenue forecaster for the California Legislative Analyst's Office, which provides nonpartisan analysis to the state legislature

Brad Williams on KCRW

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When the Wealthy Sneeze, the Economy Catches Cold

The wealthiest Americans are a changing breed as conservative savers turn into manic spenders. Risk-taking millionaires can find themselves living out of their cars.

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Democrats have given up on taxing millionaires to finance payroll tax cuts, but just for the moment. President Obama is clearly zeroing in on "the 1 percent."

When the Wealthy Sneeze, the Economy Catches Cold

Democrats have given up on taxing millionaires to finance payroll tax cuts, but just for the moment. President Obama is clearly zeroing in on "the 1 percent."

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