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States Should Cut Spending, Not Raise Taxes

As taxpayers and businesses try to recover from the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, state governments should be focused on cutting spending to offset revenue losses, not raising taxes.  

CAGW Staff July 1, 2020
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Congressional Inaction on Internet Sales Tax Creates Adverse Reaction in the States

Congressional inaction and a Supreme Court case has caused problems for how states can impose sales taxes on online sales. 

Frances Floresca July 1, 2020
Letters to Officials

Coalition Urges Treasury Action on Upcoming "Fiscal Cliff" of Tax Payment Deadlines

Coalition urges Treasury Sec. Mnuchin to defer tax payment deadlines.

Frances Floresca June 24, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Joe Biden Should Reject the Far-Left’s Demands

While Joe Biden is all but guaranteed to be the Democratic nominee for president, he is still far from wooing the Far-Left.

CAGW Staff April 17, 2020
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Congress can Prevent Taxpayers from Getting Hit with Health Insurance Tax

With only a couple weeks left on the 2019 legislative calendar and much of the air on Capitol Hill being consumed by impeachment, Congress is missing out on a painless bipartisan victory that could save taxpayers hundreds of dollars in health...

Peter Klensch December 9, 2019
The WasteWatcher

The End to the Chicago Teacher Strike Underscores Pension Crisis

While Windy City children can finally start heading back to school, the Chicago Teachers Union’s (CTU) 11-day strike resulted in no reform, to the detriment of students, taxpayers, and the fiscal health of the entire state of Illinois.

Peter Klensch November 6, 2019
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D.C. Soda Tax Could Give Taxpayers A Nasty Toothache

The D.C. City Council could approve one of the highest soda taxes in the nation.

Peter Klensch October 11, 2019
The WasteWatcher

House Democrats Going Big in Green New Deal Corporate Giveaways

House Ways and Means Chairman Neal wants to go big on green energy package. 

Allen Johnson September 12, 2019
The WasteWatcher

Tax Cuts 2.0 May Be A Factor In 2020 Election

Trump may unveil new tax cuts before the 2020 presidential election.

Allen Johnson August 23, 2019
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Excessive Cable Franchise Fees to be Scaled Back

In August 2019, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will take a strong step to modernize rules relating to how local franchise authorities will be permitted to regulate cable operators.

Deborah Collier July 15, 2019
The WasteWatcher

Legal Sports Betting Scores Big With Taxpayers

The year 2019 has been a landmark year for sports betting, with one in four Americans living in a state where the practice is legal.

CAGW Staff July 8, 2019
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Taxpayers' Independence Day

The American people received an early Independence Day present on July 1 when President Trump signed into law H.R. 3151, the Taxpayer First Act of 2019.

Thomas Schatz July 2, 2019

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