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Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
My latest column for the Christian Science Monitor argues that a slew of budget deadlines will drive policy action this Fall. Case in point, the...
September 25, 2011Donald Marron
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
When you get right down to it, the jobs plan President Obama proposed before a joint session of Congress last night was built on three...
September 9, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Given Washington’s endless partisan nastiness—and thanks to some updated estimates by the Congressional Budget Office--it seems like a good time to revisit an old idea:...
September 1, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The other day, I spent a few hours with some of Washington’s most experienced budget experts. The session was off-the-record, so I can’t tell you...
August 30, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
My latest column at the Christian Science Monitor : America's fiscal challenges are often portrayed as a conflict between hawks and doves. The real battle,...
August 19, 2011Donald Marron
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
With the U.S. economy spinning its wheels, demands are growing for President Obama to “do something.” But considering the nature of the slump and the...
August 9, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
What will the debt deal mean for the future of tax reform? Sadly, nothing good. The budget agreement is, for tax reformers, a huge disappointment...
August 2, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
As my Tax Policy Center colleague Donald Marron noted the other day, trying to sort through the various baselines in the Gang of Six’s bipartisan...
July 22, 2011Howard Gleckman
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...
July 21, 2011Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The Senate’s bipartisan on again/off again Gang of Six has proposed an ambitious tax and spending package that closely follows the plan offered six months...
July 20, 2011Howard Gleckman