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Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
In a guest column at CNN Money , I suggest that Washington is suffering from time-management issues in its approach to the budget. America faces...
March 23, 2011Donald Marron
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Remember President Obama’s 2012 budget—the fiscal framework he released in February. You’d be forgiven if you’ve forgotten. After all, Washington can’t seem to stop squabbling...
March 22, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
“The goal is to reduce the size and scope of government spending, not to focus on the deficit." Grover Norquist You’ve got to give Grover...
March 15, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Ideological heresy may not quite be breaking out all over Washington, but in the growing debate over the burgeoning debt, there are helpful hints of...
February 24, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Here’s a quick multiple choice quiz about President Obama’s new budget. Over the next ten years, would the budget: a. Increase taxes by $819 billion...
February 15, 2011Donald Marron
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The Obama budget confirms what we already knew—neither tax reform nor significant increases in revenues are on the table. Neither are major entitlement programs such...
February 14, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
This morning I appeared at a Senate Budget Committee hearing, "Tax Reform: A Necessary Component for Restoring Fiscal Sustainability." My full testimony, "Cutting Tax Preferences...
February 2, 2011Donald Marron
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
On a purely rhetorical level, President Obama gave a terrific State of the Union address last night. He delivered the usual laundry list of promises...
January 26, 2011Howard Gleckman