Taxes Legislative Alerts
In a recent opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal, George Shultz and Gary Becker attempt to argue, again, why a revenue-neutral carbon tax is good policy. Their piece makes several easily refutable claims; let’s take each in turn: Claim: “A carbon tax would encourage producers and consumers to shift toward energy sources that emit [...]
Americans For Prosperity is proud to join a coalition of organizations in support of Senator Blunt's anti-carbon tax amendment.
By: Nicole Kaeding On Wednesday, Senator Patty Murray released the first Senate Democratic budget in four years. Digging through the pages it’s obvious why the Senate has shirked its duty the past several years; Senate Democrats didn’t want to tell Americans just how much their plan for America costs and how much they want to [...]
By Christine Harbin This is the third in series of blog posts focusing on the federal budget proposals in Congress. The first post focused on Chairman Ryan’s plan, the second post focused on the Senate Democrats’ plan, and subsequent posts will focus important differences between the two plans. Although they have a few similarities, Chairman [...]
By: Nicole Kaeding Advocates of Medicaid expansion are pushing a new argument to coerce states into acting. They claim that unless a state expands its employers will be subjected to increased tax penalties. Like so many things being said across the country regarding Medicaid, these statements are a misunderstanding of the complicated and complex health [...]