Tax Policy Center

Great Recession

State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Late last October, Governor Dan Malloy approved a two-year $40.2 billion budget for Connecticut more than 100 days after the fiscal year began. A strongly...
March 9, 2018Kim S. Rueben
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
President Trump, who sees himself as the toughest guy in the room, is, along with his GOP allies in Congress, disarming the federal government’s ability...
February 14, 2018Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Until the Great Recession, state and local governments played a remarkably constant role through down business cycles. For four decades, when the economy turned sour,...
April 23, 2013Benjamin H. Harris
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Don’t tell my Tax Policy Center colleagues I said this, but it isn’t always about taxes. If you listened to the presidential campaign this week,...
July 12, 2012Howard Gleckman