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A Tax Cut Worthy of a Worker’s GOP

Americans worry that the massive windfalls from cuts secured for corporations will simply go to their shareholders or be shipped overseas. A new tax cut bill should include a provision that encourages businesses to hire American workers.

Tax Reform for the Working Class

Without more targeted tax relief that offers immediate and direct benefit to the swing voters who elected President Trump, Republicans might not be in power long enough to enjoy the economic benefits of tax reform.

President Obama’s Budgetary Deceptions

President Obama’s last budget plan demonstrates again that he isn’t serious about confronting the nation’s budgetary challenges.

Scott Walker’s Tax Populism

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has eschewed the typical supply-side orthodoxy in favor of an economically successful – and politically popular – alternative.

The GOP Must Use the Reconciliation Option Prudently

Last November, voters gave Republicans full control of Congress for the first time in eight years. The GOP should the most powerful tool at its disposal — budget reconciliation — to advance an agenda that’s right for the current moment.

Modernizing Congress’s Scorekeepers

The Joint Committee on Taxation and the Congressional Budget Office should employ a more modern approach that will enable the next generation of policymakers to address new challenges.

The President’s Post-Obama Agenda

The substantive core of the most recent State of the Union address, such as it was, did not involve a president laying out policy goals for the next two years. It involved a politician looking to reframe some key debates to better prepare his party for the next election cycle.

Gehry’s Middle Finger

The gullible bureaucrats responsible for hiring Frank Gehry for the Eisenhower Memorial put the American taxpayer into the hands of a fashionable architect whose works, quite frankly, are already starting to look clichéd and dated.