October 14, 2020
Yesterday, I testified before the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight on “tax fairness,” and the hearing spotlighted the reporting of new details on President...
October 15, 2020
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s current campaign plan would raise taxes by $2.1 trillion over the next decade, about 0.9 percent of Gross Domestic Product.
October 13, 2020
The coronavirus recession has dealt a devastating blow to millions of US workers with consequences that could persist for years.
October 12, 2020
We recently compared Social Security proposals advanced by Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and four of his primary rivals.
October 9, 2020
On September 30, President Trump held a fundraiser in St. Paul MN, an event that received a lot of attention because he participated even after...
October 7, 2020
Pittsburgh faces a choice confronted by hundreds of other cities and counties as it works to set its operating budget for 2021: Cut spending on services or raise taxes. Are its residents willing and able to weigh in?
October 2, 2020
Following The New York Times blockbuster series on President Trump’s personal finances—especially the revelation that he paid just $750 in federal income tax in 2016...
September 29, 2020
For cities, the COVID-19 economy is turning many winners into losers.
September 28, 2020
Would increasing the Internal Revenue Service’s funding for audits increase tax collections by more than the cost? Yes, if the funds are spent wisely.
September 24, 2020
It is hard to overestimate what a dismal fiscal future the Congressional Budget Office foresees.