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Do Capital Gains Tax Increases Reduce Revenue?

April 13, 2012

By Joseph MinarikA Washington Post column this morning repeats what has become a standard entry on three-by-five cards routinely distributed around this town:  “…50 years of economic...

An Economic Analysis of Tax Base Broadening

April 03, 2012

By CED StaffIn The Concord Coalition’s blog “The Tabulation,” Diane Lim Rogers writes about a recently released report from the Congressional Research Service (CRS) titled ...

Why I’m Optimistic About Cutting the Deficit

April 02, 2012

In an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, Fiscal Commission co-chair Erskine Bowles expresses optimism about reaching a bipartisan consensus and cutting the deficit:In addition to an improving economy,...

Defeat For A Deficit-Reduction Plan

March 29, 2012

By Joseph MinarikWednesday afternoon, the House began consideration of the fiscal year 2013 budget resolution (the basic congressional budget plan, which sets the limit for appropriations).  Late in the...