Tax Policy Center


Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The bipartisan deficit reduction plan proposed by the so-called “Gang of Six” senators includes very few specifics. Oddly, one would repeal the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS) Act. CLASS , a national, voluntary long-term care insurance program, was included as part of the
July 21, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The Community Living Services and Supports (CLASS) Act is an extraordinary case study in both budget and health care politics, and in the toxic political environment in which those of us in Washington live. And it puts a critical question into stark focus: Exactly how do we, as a society, want to
March 24, 2011Howard Gleckman