Businesses are all in favor of competition, tax cuts, and deregulation only until they aren't—meaning only until subsidies might benefit them.
Possibly the federal government's most efficient pandemic spending effort.
From cronyist subsidies to an unfair tax code, there are several key fixes Congress could make to better serve the public.
Many conservatives no longer appear to care much for fiscal conservatism.
Even Democrats are criticizing the bill's unrealistic expectations.
If you believe that moving most of our chip production onshore is good for national security, you should labor for regulatory reforms rather than subsidies.
Under Biden, Trump, and Obama, government federal spending almost doubled.
The president's argument is amazing for its tone-deafness, inconsistent thinking, and sheer economic ignorance.
For decades, libertarians have focused on illiberalism coming from the political left. But authoritarianism has taken root among many conservatives across the world.
Something to be grateful for.
Only vehicles made in unionized U.S. factories qualify for the full amount.
"Spending trillions more on new and expanded government programs, when we can't even pay for the essential social programs...is the definition of fiscal insanity."
Biden's plan will raise taxes on individuals earning as little as $30,000 annually by 2027, but that's just a trick to make the overall cost of the bill look lower than it really is.
No country gets out of poverty through redistribution of income.
The jury is still out about whether broad parental subsidies improve outcomes for children
In most circumstances, parents would be eligible to receive $3,000 per child annually, doled out in monthly checks. It could be a major overhaul of how the federal government handles welfare.
Biden's $1.9 Trillion COVID Relief Package Includes More Stimulus Checks, State Government Bailout, $15 Federal Minimum Wage
On the brighter side, Biden wants 100 million vaccinations in 100 days and will push for immediate school reopenings.
There's Something for Everyone To Hate in Sen. Martha McSally's Plan for Federally Subsidized Vacations
The Arizona Senator would give families an $8,000 tax credit, plus $500 for each child, to take a trip that's at least 50 miles from their home but not outside the United States.
The solar industry has benefited from "temporary" tax credits for decades. These might finally be allowed to lapse.
On their own, some of those tax breaks might be defensible. Dumping them into a must-pass budget bill is not.
There's nothing more permanent than a temporary solar investment tax credit.
The California senator's plan to create a new refundable tax credit is bad policy, but it says a lot about her politics heading into 2020.
In addition to tax credits, Virginia is giving Amazon the right to rename the area around its new headquarters.
The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program is on the receiving end of yet another negative government watchdog report.
79 percent of the EV tax credits go to households with adjusted gross incomes of $100,000 or higher
Skeptics question the economic benefits of the Garden State Film and Digital Media Jobs Act.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Takes Cronyism to the Next Level With $5 Billion Bid for Amazon Headquarters
The PRIME Act would fork over millions to one of the world's wealthiest corporations.
Increased wealth and technological progress give people greater liberty to decide when, how, with whom, and if they want to reproduce.
The tax reform effort is flailing because the GOP doesn't want to reckon with the consequences of tax reductions.
Bipartisan proposal would prohibit the use of tax exempt municipal bonds for stadium projects. That won't end stadium giveaways, but might reduce them.
Some good news, but will there be any spending cuts?