Chicago alderman Ameya Pawar (D–Ward 47) is calling for the city government to study the idea of a government-administered universal basic income (UBI) pilot program to provide 1,000 families with a $500 payment every month.
California Gov. Brown Signs Grocery Tax Moratorium
Gov. Jerry Brown of California signed a law temporarily prohibiting cities and counties in the state from enacting new grocery taxes or increasing existing levies on groceries, including sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs).
Americans are continuing to return to work and stay employed in 2018 as the American economic machine continues to roar, according to new statistics released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
By Colorado state Sen. Kevin Lundberg (R-Berthoud)
As Colorado parents prepared to send their children back to school this fall, they faced yet another school year without a comprehensive educational tax credit system for those who wish to choose options other than the government-run school paradigm.
Two cases challenging the constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) may require the U.S. Supreme Court to resolve conflicts between earlier decisions reached by judges in lower courts.
With both chambers of Congress having approved House Resolution 2 (H.R. 2), also known as the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 or the “farm bill,” a congressional conference committee will reconcile differences between the two versions.
In case you have missed them since the early years of the Obama administration, the $1 trillion-a-year federal budget deficits are coming back, beginning with Uncle Sam’s new fiscal year for 2019, which starts on October 1, 2018.