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7Guarding Tax Refunds and Combatting High Prices

I have tried to forcefully introduce the concept that the job is unfinished unless we have full participation in programs creating citizen wealth, but the primary rule of asset building has to be that we cannot allow anyone or anything to steal or suck away the precious dollars that lower-income and working families must have to achieve economic security. In creating citizen wealth, a good offense has to be coupled with an equally powerful defense. There’s no sense in doing all of the work to put money in people’s pockets and then allowing those same pockets to be picked clean. We need a citizen wealth regime that allows us to take two steps forward without taking one step back.

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