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Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Apparently nostalgic for recession, more than 100 House Republicans have proposed to cut federal spending by $550 billion in 2012. The Republican Study Committee (RSC)...
June 7, 2011Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The House Republican plan to replace Medicare with vouchers could lower national health spending in only one of two ways: Either seniors would respond to...
May 31, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
I spent this morning at one of those Washington institutions: the budget roundtable. Today’s (at the Aspen Institute) gave me a chance to pose a...
May 17, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Now that you’re done filling out your 1040, the White House wants you to know where your tax dollars are going. Its Federal Taxpayer Receipt...
April 19, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Imagine for a moment you walk into a dealership to buy the vehicle of your dreams. The salesman asks what you want to pay. You...
April 13, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
If you view a budget as a vision of government, the House GOP’s fiscal map unveiled today charts a profound course correction for Washington and...
April 5, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The latest Republican talking point is that President Obama is “punting” on his fiscal responsibilities by not proposing deep cuts in Medicare and Social Security...
February 22, 2011Howard Gleckman