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Grover Norquist

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WWND: Louisiana lawmakers ask Grover Norquist to weigh in on Governor Bobby Jindal’s tax plan. Eleven members of the state’s House sent a letter to the head of Americans for Tax Reform. They call the SAVE tax credit —Jindal’s proposed tax credit for a non-existent student fee—a precedent that would
June 9, 2015Renu Zaretsky
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
President Obama and conservative GOP senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) agree: Olympic medals and the cash awards that go with them should be tax-exempt. This is the dumbest idea of the summer—and in our overheated campaign season, that’s saying something. The idea seems to have originated with anti-tax
August 7, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
By now, you know the great taxmageddon story: At the end of the year, a lame duck Congress and a new or newly re-elected president will face the confluence of three extraordinary challenges—the 2001/2003/2010 tax cuts expire , the automatic spending cuts adopted in 2010 begin to bite, and the
May 24, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
A majority of Senate Republicans yesterday took a symbolic but hugely important vote to eliminate $6 billion in tax subsidies for the production of ethanol . And, so far at least, they have not turned into pumpkins. The symbolism of their vote should not be underestimated. In a small but important
June 15, 2011Howard Gleckman