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Tariffs Are Taxes so Why Does Donald Trump Support Higher Taxes?

by Clark Packard / /

When levied on items entering a country, the tariff burden is passed along to consumers of the imported item – families and businesses – by way of higher prices.
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Briefing Featuring Economist Dr. Arthur Laffer

by Kate Hamill / /

National Taxpayers Union held a briefing hosting Dr. Arthur Laffer at Podesta Group.
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An Honest Discussion of Energy Tax Policy

by Andy Truelove / /

Last week's Senate Finance Committee hearing on energy tax policy set the stage for much-needed reform.
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D.C. Circuit Upholds FCC's Misguided Net Neutrality Rules

by Clark Packard / /

The FCC's decision has effectively turned broadband into a public utility.
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Washington D.C.’s Misguided Fight for $15

by Andy Truelove / /

Earlier this week the Washington D.C. City Council voted unanimously to implement a $15 dollar minimum hourly wage.
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It Depends on What the Meaning of “Overseas Contingency” Is

by Nan Swift / /

What once was a Pentagon emergency fund for unanticipated situations abroad has become an off-budget slush fund.
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New Rules on Financial Data a Promising Sign for the Trans-Pacific Partnership

by Clark Packard / /

The crux of the new plan would prohibit data localization for financial services in ongoing trade negotiations
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House NDAA Puts Military Bands on the Run

by Nan Swift / /

The House-passed NDAA legislation takes a swipe at some habitual Pentagon spending - could this make lawmakers finally question our funding priorities?
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More Regressive Fee Hikes Coming to Chicago?

by Clark Packard / /

Approximately 14 percent of the Windy City lives in poverty, yet the city has one of the most regressive local tax burdens in the country.
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Another Telephone Tax Hike in the Windy City?

by Clark Packard / /

Chicago Mayor, Rahm Emanuel, is considering raising taxes in order to shore up the city's troubled Municipal Employees and Laborers Pension Funds.
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