Nurses Rally For New Tax On Wall Street

Updated 3 years ago

Maine nurses want Wall Street to pay up, in the form of a new tax.Maine nurses rallied together Thursday to speak out about returning money from Wall Street, to Main Street America.The National Nurses United organization says this proposed tax would only involve taxing big stock firms when they do large transactions.The nurses, who were in Downtown Bangor Thursday, believe the billions of dollars that could come from this tax would help everyday Americans receive the healthcare they need.The nurses called on Congress members to sign a pledge to support the cause.Congressman Mike Michaud issued a statement in which he said he has long called for an end to irresponsible speculation on Wall Street…and he looks forward to reviewing a letter sent to him from the nurses…