Daily Policy Digest

Tax and Spending Issues

Betting on the Big Returns: How Missouri Teacher Pension Plans Have Shifted to Riskier Assets

Public employee pension plans have shifted from low-risk to high-risk strategies...

Truck Friendly Tolls for 21st Century Interstates

The U.S. Department of Transportation forecasts there will be 40% more trucks on the road by 2045...

New Look at Ben Franklin Transit Finds Familiar Problems

Washington's Tri-Cities’ transit management is inefficient and costing taxpayer dollars...

Travel Taxes: The Hidden Trifecta

Travelers bear large effective tax burdens that can amount to 30 percent higher costs...

Social Security, Medicare Outlook: Better but Still Bleak

The Social Security Disability insurance program faces imminent depletion...

2015 States Most and Least Dependent on the Federal Government

Some states receive a far higher return on their federal income tax contributions than others...

The Rand Paul Tax Plan

Rand Paul's Tax reform plan is expected to boost GDP growth by slightly less than one percent per year...

Throwing Taxpayers Under the Bus

There are reasons to doubt the rosy claims of those who support federally subsidized rapid transit...

The U.S. Corporate Income Tax: A Primer for U.S. Policymakers

There is no need to tax corporate income differently from other income...

Federal Liabilities: 2015 Update

Together the official liabilities of Social Security and Medicare benefits to be received by current retirees total $37.8 trillion...


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