Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
About a week and a half ago, the White House released a plan to “simplify our complex tax code” and “make it fairer by eliminating some of the biggest loopholes.” Here we provide a brief overview of what loopholes he’d like to close and what he wants to do with the money.
President Obama’s State of the Union address last night was as notable for what it included as for what it didn’t include. We give you the lowdown on gridlock, climate change, middle class economics, free community college, taxes, war spending and more.
Congress tackles the Keystone XL Pipeline, Obamacare, and makes a move toward tax reform in its first week back, with a side of business as usual.
Many of our roads and bridges are close to fifty years old and desperately in need of investments for upgrades. In a 2013 report America’s Infrastructure, The American Society of Civil Engineers gave our national infrastructure a D+ - hardly sufficient.
Congress passes a one-year extension of tax extenders bill.
Immigration reform is a positive for the United States in many ways, and not least is the positive impact such reform would have on the federal budget.
“Tax extenders” can be a tough topic to figure out, which is why we just published “Tax Extenders, Explained.” This blog explains why tax extenders are so important.
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NPP profiles another State Smart dataset, this time highlighting state federal tax contributions.
We’ve been hearing the terms “tax reform” and “corporate inversions” from lawmakers and the media all year long. But what does it all mean? Here at NPP we have created a series of Voter’s Guides to break down key federal budget issues and even provide you with questions for the candidates.