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“With a little help from my friends.”
February 16, 2018
“What would you do if I sang out of tune?” Senators are concerned that the president’s budget proposal does not provide enough funding for the IRS to administer the TCJA.
A Gas Tax, Fiscal Weakness, a Workaround, and Scams
February 15, 2018
Did the president just promise to back a 25-cent gas tax hike?
Roses are red, violets are blue. The nation keeps spending, with too little revenue.
February 14, 2018
The TCJA’s long-term cost could affect the bond market.
“Hey big spender, spend a little time with me.”
February 13, 2018
President Trump released his budget. It doesn’t balance.
Budget day, and more TCJA winners and losers
February 12, 2018
The Trump Administration will release its 2019 budget today.
A Budget, The Extenders, A Lawsuit, and Hearings
February 9, 2018
Congress agrees to massive budget deal.
A good deal is hard to find.
February 8, 2018
Congressional leaders and the White House have reached a budget deal, but will the House support it?
Votes, Worries, and a Fad Diet?
February 7, 2018
Another vote on another spending bill to avert another shutdown.
"Everything's Coming Up Roses"
February 6, 2018
“You don’t believe me….” The President praises the economic benefits of TCJA tax cuts.
A Tweet, a Maybe, and Tough Love
February 5, 2018
Ryan’s Twitter-TCJA Fail: House Speaker Paul Ryan attempted to tout the benefits of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act over the weekend.
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