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The Future of CHIP

by Caroline Ferguson January 18, 2018

CHIP, or the State Children’s Health Insurance Program, is in limbo. The latest proposed temporary appropriations bill (“continuing resolution”) from Congress has added a six-year extension...

Time to End Fiscal Year Foolishness

by Joe Minarik January 11, 2018

President Trump and Congress are now trying to wrap up the “must-pass” legislation for the beginning of fiscal 2018, which began more than three months ago. In fact,...

Learning the Wrong Lesson

by Joe Minarik January 02, 2018

U.S. fiscal policy has been so far off the rails for so long that too many people have lost their bearings. A case in point is a New Year...

Demystifying the Tax Reform Bill

by Joe Minarik December 07, 2017

The director of the White House Office of Management and Budget has described some of the key provisions of the Republican tax “reform” bill as “gimmicks.”...

Is Gerrymandering Unconstitutional?

by Alanna Fuschillo November 29, 2017

This year, the Supreme Court is once again being asked to resolve a controversial political issue – the redrawing of electoral district boundaries for partisan advantage. The Court kicked off...