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carbon tax

Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
As another season of record-breaking heat, wildfires, and hurricanes unfolds, Congress is debating how to address climate change and fund green infrastructure in its $3.5...
October 5, 2021Thornton Matheson
Business Taxes: TaxVox
While President Biden has called climate change an existential threat, his proposals for addressing it remain modest relative to the enormity of the problem. In...
July 20, 2021Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Nowhere is President Biden’s ambitious policy agenda more in conflict than in his triple aim of funding a major infrastructure initiative , attacking climate change...
April 9, 2021Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Janet Yellen, president-elect Joe Biden’s pick for Treasury Secretary, would come to the job with largely predictable views on tax policy for a mainstream, center-left economist.
November 24, 2020Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Perhaps it is a good time to start thinking about how the federal government is going to repay this new debt.
April 23, 2020Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
Most presidential candidates acknowledge the urgency of climate change. Few would use tax policy to its full potential.
November 26, 2019Thornton Matheson
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren says she’ll disclose her plan to pay for universal, public health care within the “next few weeks.” But finding the money won't be easy.
October 25, 2019Howard Gleckman
Business Taxes: TaxVox
Why Carbon Taxes Are So Hard To Pass Economists love carbon taxes . According to polls, so do roughly two-thirds of Americans. Yet voters in...
August 15, 2019Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Yesterday was a classic example of Washington theater at its best. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer left a White House...
May 1, 2019Howard Gleckman
Business Taxes: TaxVox
The debate over a carbon tax is about two big things: The most obvious is whether a tax at politically acceptable levels could significantly slow...
January 24, 2019Howard Gleckman