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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.
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January 22, 2019
USDA Secretary Perdue Proposes Tighter Food Stamp Work Requirements
Proposed rule focuses on tightening loopholes in SNAP’s work requirements for able-bodied adults without dependents
Government Spending
January 17, 2019
New Jersey Considers Defined-Contribution Public Employee Pensions
Legislators are considering moving new state and local public employees from the Garden State’s underfunded pension systems to defined-contribution plans.
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Taxes
December 4, 2018
San Francisco Voters Approve Tax Hike
Tax businesses to fund spending on homeless
Environment
December 3, 2018
A Nightmare Farm Bill for Conservatives
We’re in the holiday season, but that doesn’t mean conservative legislators should take a holiday from their conservative principles. Unfortunately, the farm bill devised by House and Senate negotiators would require them to do just that.
Taxes
November 6, 2018
Is It Time to Lick the Food Stamp Program?
The federal Food Stamps Program (FSP), now known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), celebrated its 59th anniversary this September.

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Entitlements
January 22, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
Proposed rule focuses on tightening loopholes in SNAP’s work requirements for able-bodied adults without dependents
January 17, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
Legislators are considering moving new state and local public employees from the Garden State’s underfunded pension systems to defined-contribution plans.
December 4, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
Tax businesses to fund spending on homeless
December 3, 2018
By Daren Bakst
We’re in the holiday season, but that doesn’t mean conservative legislators should take a holiday from their conservative principles. Unfortunately, the farm bill devised by House and Senate negotiators would require them to do just that.
November 6, 2018
By Christopher Talgo
The federal Food Stamps Program (FSP), now known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), celebrated its 59th anniversary this September.
October 12, 2018
By Jeff Reynolds
The U.S. Senate Committee on Finance is considering a bill that would penalize business owners for hiring employees using federal entitlement programs, by increasing the corporate tax rate paid by owners.
September 22, 2018
By Ashley Herzog
Work requirements for food stamp recipients will be enforced in all 83 Michigan counties after having been waived for 16 years.
August 14, 2018
By Samantha Fillmore
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.
August 14, 2018
By Leo Pusateri
The U.S. Senate is considering a bill that would use Social Security to finance a new paid parental-leave benefit for couples with new children.
August 2, 2018
By Edmund Contoski
Everyone knows that Social Security and Medicare are underfunded. They can only provide the benefits they have promised by borrowing from future taxpayers who are obligated to pay for them.