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Major Changes Needed to Promote Bitcoin

by Charles Morris / /

Bitcoin has just reached a record high value, but current government regulations still make it an impractical form of daily currency.
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How Would Competing House Budget Resolutions Address the Long-Term Debt?

by Demian Brady / /

A comparison of the budget resolutions offered by the Trump Administration, House Budget Committee, RSC, and Progressive Caucus.
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The IRS’s Increasing Reliance on “User Fees” Decreases Services & Options for Taxpayers

by Demian Brady, Ari Boosalis / /

The IRS is seeking ways to supplement its budget, but higher user fees could impose burdens on taxpayers.
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Pros and Cons of the House Budget Resolution

by Demian Brady, Andrew Wilford / /

An analysis of the budget blueprint recently released by the House Budget Committee.
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CBO Misfires Again on Air Traffic Control Reform’s Budgetary Impact

by Demian Brady / /

The CBO has provided another puzzling projection on the White House's air traffic control reform proposal.
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Bipartisan Solutions Needed to Correct Course on the National Debt

by Ari Boosalis / /

With the national debt looming around $20 trillion, the NTUF has identified the main structural problems and has recommended policy changes as a result.
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In Rare Case, CBO Uses Private Modeling to Forecast $1.4 Billion Flood Insurance Shortfall

by Demian Brady / /

Although CBO is often criticized for failing to take into account the best available modeling in its projections, its recent analysis of NFIP is a notable exception.
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Cryptocurrencies Offer Safe, Successful Alternative to Physical Currency

by Charles Morris / /

Through its misguided tax treatment of bitcoin and other new cryptocurrencies, the IRS is stalling the success and modernization of our economy.
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Illinois’ Pension-fueled Fiscal Crisis Is Warning to Other States

by Demian Brady, Ari Boosalis / /

Illinois should serve as a warning to other states with pension systems in the same poor fiscal condition.
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Flight Costs for President’s 2nd International Trip Totals $2.5 Million

by Demian Brady / /

Currently, it costs $142,380 per flight hour to operate Air Force One. This is just a portion of the expenses associated with presidential trips abroad.
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