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Quick Take on CBO’s Coverage Estimates

by Demian Brady / /

Policymakers must read behind the headlines and bear these factors in mind when evaluating CBO’s analysis.


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Will Tax Hikes Sabotage Private-Sector Solutions to Disaster Relief?

by Pete Sepp / /

Although the progress (or hopefully lack of it) with the reinsurance tax hike is driven by Congress and the President, every large natural disaster should give taxpayers pause to recognize what they have to lose if Washington is allowed to sever this life
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Legislative Memorandum: Puerto Rico’s Finances

by Pete Sepp / /

To: Members and Staff, United States CongressFrom: Pete Sepp, President, National Taxpayers UnionRe: Practical Guidance on Debt Restructuring for Puerto Rico and Fiscal Reforms
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Patented Formula for Success: Private-Sector Solutions to IP Theft

by Pete Sepp / /

We were reminded of one of these areas recently, when we received an important new report from the Digital Citizens Alliance (DCA) on the rising problem of content theft through so-called "cyberlocker" businesses. Make no mistake – these are not the
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"Strengthening the G20's Membership" Study Conference Call

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The complete conference call for the NTU-sponsored paper "Strengthening the G20's Membership" by James Glassman and Alex Brill. Their analysis shows how the current G20 includes economic outliers that do not make sense if there are logical standards f
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Executive Vice President Brandon Arnold Comments On the Proposed Merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable to the FCC

by Brandon Arnold / /

On behalf of the 362,000 members of National Taxpayers Union (NTU), I write to express our views regarding the proposed merger of Comcast Corporation and Time Warner Cable Inc. (TWC). NTU is the nation's oldest taxpayer advocate organization. We are a non
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The Serious Perils of "Return-Free"

by Pete Sepp / /

The return-free tax filing scheme is no substitute for serious tax reform.
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