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July 26, 2016
GOP Issues Blueprint for Tax Reform
House Republicans—led by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Rep.
Taxes
February 21, 2019
Arizona AG Sues State University Over Real Estate Deals
Arizona State University land deals allow commercial developments to benefit from tax exemption
Taxes
February 21, 2019
Amazon’s Titanic Government Cronyism Is Finally Receiving Some Pushback
As Amazon milks the very last pennies from the multi-billion-dollar tax breaks Arlington, Virginia is giving Amazon for its half of the second headquarters – Amazon will all over again start looking for a new location to be bribed into making its new HQ. 
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Economy
February 21, 2019
Gold, Inflation, and Theft
President Trump is reportedly considering former Godfather’s Pizza CEO and one-time presidential candidate Herman Cain for the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. 
Taxes
February 20, 2019
PRESS RELEASE: Heartland Institute Experts React to Supreme Court Ruling Against Excessive Fines as Penalties
“State and local governments have increasingly been using fines and asset forfeiture to pad their budgets without imposing taxes directly. It is a cowardly and unconstitutional way to raise money while dodging responsibility for it.” - S.T. Karnick
Taxes
February 19, 2019
The Minimum Wage When Elizabeth Warren Was Kid
"Back when I was a kid, a minimum-wage job could support a family of three. Today, a full-time minimum-wage job in America won’t keep a mama and a baby out of poverty."

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Taxes
February 21, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
Arizona State University land deals allow commercial developments to benefit from tax exemption
February 21, 2019
By Seton Motley
As Amazon milks the very last pennies from the multi-billion-dollar tax breaks Arlington, Virginia is giving Amazon for its half of the second headquarters – Amazon will all over again start looking for a new location to be bribed into making its new HQ. 
February 21, 2019
By Daniel Sutter
President Trump is reportedly considering former Godfather’s Pizza CEO and one-time presidential candidate Herman Cain for the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. 
February 20, 2019
By S.T. Karnick, Joe Barnett
“State and local governments have increasingly been using fines and asset forfeiture to pad their budgets without imposing taxes directly. It is a cowardly and unconstitutional way to raise money while dodging responsibility for it.” - S.T. Karnick
February 19, 2019
By Clifford Thies
"Back when I was a kid, a minimum-wage job could support a family of three. Today, a full-time minimum-wage job in America won’t keep a mama and a baby out of poverty."
February 19, 2019
By Joe Barnett
States are imposing taxes and fees that raise the cost of gun ownership
February 19, 2019
By Billy Aouste
Week of February 11, 2019
February 14, 2019
By James Taylor
The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and other media outlets are reporting that a bipartisan group of top economic advisors has signed a statement supporting a carbon dioxide tax that returns all revenue to the American people.
February 14, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
The carbon dioxide tax is like the Hydra of myth.
February 13, 2019
By Thomas A. Hemphill
The performance of the first two years of the Trump administration appears to have met with this sector’s general approval.