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Familiar Budget Savings Show Groundwork is Possible for Bipartisan Reform

by Demian Brady / /

If political gamesmanship and parochial congressional interests can be set aside, there are areas for common ground for budget reform.


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U.S. Tax System Lags in International Comparison

by Demian Brady / /

The U.S. tax system scores poorly on complexity compared to other developed countries.
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Executive Orders Pave Way for Some Savings, but Also More Spending

by Demian Brady / /

During President Trump's first week he has issued a flurry of executive orders and memoranda, some of which will impact federal spending.
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Reducing Discretionary Spending Alone Cannot Balance the Budget

by Demian Brady, Spencer Woody / /

If Congress and President Trump want to balance the budget, they must address the underlying causes of federal spending, namely entitlement programs.
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Repealing the ACA Will Bring Tax Relief

by Demian Brady / /

Repealing the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, will provide needed tax relief to taxpayers.
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Paid Parental Leave Bill Could Hurt D.C.'s Economy

by Spencer Woody / /

D.C. City Council fails to recognize the potential economic impact of their parental leave bill.
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Congressmen Push for New Social Security Commission

by Spencer Woody / /

Congressmen Tom Cole (R-OK) and Congressman John Delaney (D-MD) are seeking to establish new Social Security Commission.
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Spending through the Tax Code: Refundable Credits

by Demian Brady / /

When a tax cut is promised, most people think that taxpayers simply get to keep more of what they've earned. But, this isn't always the case.
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Trump's Infrastructure Plan Faces Fiscal and Political Obstacles

by Spencer Woody / /

Both Republicans and Democrats have expressed concerns about Trump's infrastructure plan.
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$6 Million in Flight Costs for President Obama’s Final Trip: Likely Just the Tip of the Iceberg

by Demian Brady / /

NTUF computed the Air Force One costs for the President's latest trip and examines other factors that will drive up the ultimate price tag.
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