Perry has demonstrated that states grow with less, not more, government. That outcome by itself suggests that the left's efforts to destroy Rick Perry will not carry over to destroying the state itself.
Tax inversions can result in a greater flow of income into the United States. A company such as Medtronic, which is in the process of inverting , can expand its American operations at lower cost than can its competitors.
On Monday, July 28, the Social Security trustees released our annual analysis of the program’s financial condition. Below I attempt to highlight the most significant news in the Social Security report.
And if the history with the SGR is a predictor of the ACA’s productivity adjustment’s ability to constrain payments to providers, Medicare spending will likely be significantly higher in the long run than is currently projected with the baseline forecast.
Contrary to the popular argument that we live in an age of austerity, we live in an age of extraordinary opportunity. Yet we block progress by refighting yesterday’s battles. In 2009 every dollar of revenue had been committed before that Congress walked in the doors of the Capitol.
As Congress mulls over a temporary patch for the Highway Trust Fund, President Obama is addressing infrastructure construction with his Build America Investment Initiative. The initiative is not the ordinary big government program.
Growing federal debt still looms large over long-term budget projections. On Tuesday, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office released its 2014 Long-Term Budget Outlook, which showed higher levels of debt over the next decade.
The Highway Trust Fund, which has a projected 10-year deficit of $172 billion, is due to run low in July, and if nothing is done the administration will have to reduce funding for states for transportation projects beginning August 1.