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Individual Taxes: TaxVox
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has rolled up many different committee bills into a single, massive 2,300-page, $1.5 trillion infrastructure package that the Democratic-controlled House likely...
June 26, 2020Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
At a recent forum on infrastructure, Democratic presidential candidates Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar, and Tom Steyer discussed their proposals to bolster spending on...
March 2, 2020Aravind BoddupalliErin Huffer
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
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Is The US Ready For A Gas Tax Increase? House Democrats are talking enthusiastically about passing a big infrastructure bill by summer. President Trump keeps...
March 12, 2019Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
President Trump wants to do something about infrastructure. As a presidential candidate, he decried the state of American roads, bridges, transit, and airports, comparing the...
December 5, 2017Tracy Gordon
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Oregon, one of five states with no sales tax, just passed an excise tax on bicycles to help fund trail maintenance and improvement. That decision generated a good bit of controversy, and as a bicycle-riding, trail-loving taxpayer, I wondered why a bicycle tax that supports bicycle trail use is so contentious.
August 2, 2017Renu Zaretsky
Business Taxes: TaxVox
Aides to president-elect Donald Trump as well as key lawmakers are promoting a three-way deal that would include business tax reform, a tax break for...
November 17, 2016Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Does it make sense to fund much-needed roads, bridges, and mass transit with a big tax cut for multi-national corporations? A growing number of Democrats...
January 23, 2014Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Last week Japan announced a massive stimulus package designed to jumpstart its slumping economy, which is in the midst of its fifth recession in 15...
January 15, 2013Benjamin H. Harris