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Dynamic Scoring – All Over Again

March 26, 2012

By Joseph MinarikEver since the late 1970s, some Washington hands and a few economists have argued that cutting tax rates would increase federal tax revenues – and that &ldquo...

Tennessee Business Education Coalition

March 23, 2012

Margaret SpellingsFormer U.S. Secretary of EducationCED hosted, along with the Tennessee Business Education Coalition, a series of events around promoting teacher effectiveness and human capital in education reform...

House GOP Releases 2013 Budget Blueprint

March 20, 2012

By CED StaffEarlier today, the House Budget Committee released its 2013 budget plan titled “The Path to Prosperity: A Blueprint for American Renewal.” Click here to view the...

Policy Luncheon - Rule and Ruin

March 17, 2012

The March 2012 CED Policy Luncheon speaker was author Geoffrey Kabaservice. Mr. Kabaservice's new book, Rule and Ruin: The Downfall of Moderation and the Destruction of the Republican Party, From...

Budget Sensitivity

March 16, 2012

By Joseph MinarikLet’s assume for a minute that the economy continues to recover and that the interest rate environment follows normal historical patterns.  In ten years,...

Taking the Challenge

March 15, 2012

By Erskine BowlesWhen people asked Al Simpson and me why we agreed to take on the challenge of finding a solution to our nation’s deficit and debt,...

What’s Going On Here?

March 14, 2012

By Joseph MinarikThe title of this post refers not to our new blog – whose purpose is explained here- but rather to the fiscal issue itself.  Why do...