Barack Obama promised transparency and open government when he campaigned for president in 2008, and he took office aiming to deliver it.
With credit markets in disarray and the United States facing a possible recession, Americans are looking closely at the economic proposals of the presidential candidates.
Transit expert, Randal O'Toole contends in this Policy Analysis that In the face of high energy prices and concerns about global warming, environmentalists and planners offer high-spe
Tax-increment financing (TIF) is an increasingly popular way for cities to promote economic development.
In the wake of the recent financial crisis, several commentators have suggested a transaction tax on financial markets.
In the wake of the recent financial crisis, several commentators have suggested a transaction tax on financial markets. Such a tax was recently enacted in France.
The Independent Payment Advisory Board: PPACA's Anti-Constitutional and Authoritarian Super-Legislature
When a member of Congress introduces legislation, the Constitution requires that legislative proposal to secure the approval of the House of Representatives, the Senate, and the president (unl
The Social Security Act of 1935 established the federal-state unemployment insurance (UI) system, which pays benefits to workers who are laid off.
Although gasoline taxes have long been the main source of funding for building, maintaining, and operating America’s network of highways, roads, and streets, the tax is at best an imperfect us
This model legislation for education tax credits from the Cato Institute aims to provide maximum freedom for parents, children, schools, and taxpayers to support and attend the schools they choose.