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.
Changes in insurance markets that followed the flurry of hurricanes in 2004–2005, capped by Hurricane Katrina, have been met by a storm of criticism in Congress and state capitals.
Tanner contends in this Policy Analysis that if one includes the unfunded liabilities of programs such as Medicare and Social Security, the true national debt could run as high as $119.5 trillion.
All over the world, there is increasing interest in a simple idea for the regulation of risk: the Precautionary Principle.
The Federal Government’s Real – but Very Dangerous and Limited – Role in Confronting Bullying and Harassment
The federal government does have, and should use, authority to enforce equal protection under the law against violence and harassment, testifies Neal McCluskey of the Cato Institute before the U.S.
People seek answers to seemingly simple questions: Is the water safe to drink? Is there a safe level of radiation? But usually there is not a simple answer to such questions.