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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.  

July 1, 2020 — CAGW Staff 1593640292

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. 

July 1, 2020 — Frances Floresca 1593613867

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.

April 17, 2020 — CAGW Staff 1587147825

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 insurance premiums.

December 9, 2019 — Peter Klensch 1575924677

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.

November 6, 2019 — Peter Klensch 1573073416

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.

October 11, 2019 — Peter Klensch 1570818988

House Democrats Going Big in Green New Deal Corporate Giveaways

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

September 12, 2019 — Allen Johnson 1568321621

Tax Cuts 2.0 May Be A Factor In 2020 Election

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

August 23, 2019 — Allen Johnson 1566571760

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.

July 15, 2019 — Deborah Collier 1563216337

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