Budget and Tax News : Issue Archive

  • July 2005 Budget & Tax News

    The July 2005 issue of Budget & Tax News addresses the possibility that two lawsuits--the Kelo decision pending before the U.S. Supreme Court and a district court suit against the Cincinnati...
  • June 2005 Budget & Tax News

    As 2005 legislative sessions near a close in many states, the June issue of Budget & Tax News reports a flurry of activity on TELs and TABOR, budget deficits, cost-cutting, and tax-hiking. Among...
  • April 2005 Budget & Tax News

    The April 2005 issue of Budget & Tax News features an update on Kelo v. City of New London, Connecticut, in which the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether a municipality has the authority to...
  • March 2005 Budget & Tax News

    The March 2005 issue of Budget & Tax News opens with coverage of President George W. Bush's State of the Union address, during which he called for sweeping changes to Social Security. A Cato...
  • February 2005 Budget & Tax News

    A new study assessing what states are doing right and wrong to address Medicaid finance and fraud issues tops page 1 of the February 2005 issue of Budget & Tax News. Produced jointly by the...
  • January 2005 Budget & Tax News

    The January 2005 issue of Budget & Tax News leads with a November election wrapup by Sandra Fabry of Americans for Tax Reform, who reports "taxpayers gained significant ground as tax hikes were...
  • December 2004 Budget & Tax News

    The December issue of Budget & Tax News considers whether President George W. Bush's second term will bring dramatic tax reform, as he has pledged. Social Security reform, a national sales tax,...
  • November 2004 Budget & Tax News

    The November 2004 issue of Budget & Tax News reports the U.S. Supreme Court will decide the constitutionality of local governments using eminent domain to aid private developments in order to...
  • September 2004 Budget & Tax News

    The September issue of Budget & Tax News features a Tax Foundation report on the spread of "jock taxes," which 20 states and half-a-dozen cities have adopted in order to extend their income taxes...
  • August 2004 Budget & Tax News

    The August issue of Budget & Tax News offers a centerspread feature recalling President Ronald Reagan’s fight against inflation and the role he played in the privatization revolution. “It’s very...
  • July 2004 Budget & Tax News

    In 2004, 58 million Americans will have no federal income tax liability, according to the Washington, DC-based Tax Foundation. That news is highlighted on page 1 of the July issue of Budget & Tax...
  • June 2004 Budget & Tax News

    The June issue of Budget & Tax News features the Tax Foundation's new report on Tax Freedom Day--celebrated this year on April 11, the earliest in 37 years, due in large part to the Bush tax cuts...
  • May 2004 Budget & Tax News

    Leading the May issue of Budget & Tax News is a report from California, where voters overwhelmingly defeated a proposal that would have lifted the state’s supermajority requirement for spending...
  • March 2004 Budget & Tax News

    As legislatures returned to session and governors delivered their “state of the state” addresses, tax and budget matters remained at the top of most political agendas ... and a top priority for...
  • February 2004 Budget & Tax News

    The February 2004 issue of Budget & Tax News reports solid improvement in the U.S. economy, which policy analysts say should help states ease out of their fiscal crises--provided they focus on...
  • January 2004 Budget & Tax News

    The January 2004 issue of Budget & Tax News analyzes the December passage of landmark Medicare reform legislation from the perspective of budget and tax experts ... who generally deemed it a...
  • December 2003 Budget & Tax News

    As if we needed proof that Budget & Tax News Managing Editor John Skorburg will never run out of stories to cover, the December 2003 issue reports on VATs and international trade, tobacco taxes,...
  • November 2003 Budget & Tax News

    The Heartland Institute launched in November its fourth monthly newspaper, Budget & Tax News. According to Heartland President Joseph L. Bast, “BTN will help convince elected officials and...