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Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The beginning of the US economy’s second year under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was largely positive, though some troubling signs lurked just beneath...
May 7, 2019Howard GleckmanAravind Boddupalli
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The other day, I was talking to a guy who closely watches Washington for big foreign investors. Like most of us, his clients are struggling...
October 8, 2013Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Since the day of Alexander Hamilton, the United States has never defaulted on the federal debt. That’s what we budget-watchers always say. It’s a great...
October 4, 2013Donald Marron
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
In some parallel universe, Congress and President Obama would respond to the stock market tumble, the S&P ratings downgrade, and growing public disgust at their...
August 8, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Let me see if I have this right: Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has effectively embraced the debt limit plan first offered months ago...
July 14, 2011Howard Gleckman