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House Passes Historic Debt Increase

http://www.crfb.org/press-releases/house-passes-historic-debt-increase As per the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, this experiment has been tried and it failed: “The last time Congress added 10-figures worth of tax cuts to the debt in 2001, it blew a hole in the budget … Continue reading

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Your Coming Tax Increase

Your Coming Tax Increase By David LeonhardtSEPT. 7, 2017 President Trump speaking about tax reform at an event in North Dakota on Wednesday. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times A 19th-century economist named Adolph Wagner made a prediction that came … Continue reading

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Trump’s Budget Could Create Chaos in the States

By Richard C. Auxler President Trump’s proposed 2018 budget would result in deep cuts to federal payments to states. Federal funds currently account for nearly a third of state expenditures, so if enacted, Trump’s budget would kick huge decisions to … Continue reading

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What the Federal Government is Telling States: Statements from the President’s 2018 Budget Proposal

By John Hicks posted 14 days ago The President’s fiscal year 2018 budget request to Congress includes many elements that shift more responsibility to state and local governments or modify some longstanding fiscal federalism practices through funding eliminations or major … Continue reading

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Trump’s Budget from Hell

This is a budget from hell.  Increases for defense and the wall that will ultimately raise the total expenditures, despite the ill-advised cuts.  So, Mr. Zeldin, are you going to say something now, or tow the party line? Trump wants … Continue reading

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“School Voucher” for the Trump Family

Posted on FB by a friend earlier today – gone viral? Immediately after the election, Trump transition spokesman Jason Miller explained that Melania would be staying in New York because there was “obviously a sensitivity to pulling out a 10-year-old … Continue reading

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