Risky tax cuts largely benefit the wealthy, do little for middle class or the economy

As Nebraska lawmakers consider the use of “revenue triggers” to enact income tax cuts, Oklahoma serves as a cautionary tale of what happens when states use these mechanisms to put the state’s finances on autopilot. In 2016, a revenue trigger sparked an income tax cut in Oklahoma just as oil prices plummeted. Lawmakers were unable […]

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Movie Politics Hurt Less

Years from now, we will tell our children about surviving the 2016 presidential election in much the same way our older relatives described enduring the Great Depression, Vietnam or dial-up Internet speeds. This cultural car crash, this feces-flinging sideshow, has exposed the very worst parts of America, from our media’s inability to […]

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