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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...

The State of Healthcare Reform

March 27, 2012

By Joseph MinarikI am not an attorney, and I don’t even play one on TV, so I do not want to venture onto the likely outcome of...

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...