Tag: Government Spending
States Enjoying an Unexpected Benefit of Federal Tax Reform

The Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017 appears to be delivering an unexpected benefit to state governments: It is lowering their cost of their borrowing.

U.S. Government Could Max Out Its Credit by Early September

If things go as analysts at the Bipartisan Policy Center expect, the U.S. government will face a heightened risk of defaulting on its $22 trillion debt in early September.

No Spending Growth Restraint in Sight on Capitol Hill

The one thing politicians and bureaucrats can absolutely do well is to spend exactly as much money as they say they will.

U. S. Defense Contractor Shows How Government Regulation Can Lead to Price Gouging

Government regulation contributes to stifling effective competition in the free market which leads to price gouging and excessive inflation.

Booming Spending Outweighs Record Tax Collections

Where the primary cause of the U.S. government’s growing deficits and national debt is concerned, it’s the spending, stupid!

Five Years to the National Debt Death Spiral

Net interest on the national debt has become one of the fastest growing segments of federal spending.

The CBO’s Ideas for Saving Money

Last December, the Congressional Budget Office generated a list of ideas for how the U.S. government could save trillions of dollars over the next 10 years.

Shortfalls in Funding State Government Employee Pensions

Truly fixing the problem will mean resetting the level of state government employee pension benefits to fiscally sustainable levels.

How Good Is Your State’s Credit Rating?

Ten states have a chronic overspending problem.

A Very Bad Start in 2019

Despite collecting record levels of revenues from taxes, somehow the Gov. is managing to increase its spending even more.

  • Catalyst
  • MyGovCost.org
  • FDAReview.org
  • OnPower.org
  • elindependent.org