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Leon Panetta and Other Former Defense Secretaries: Debt-Increasing Tax Bill Threatens National Security

Leon Panetta is a co-chair of the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. He recently wrote a letter to Congressional leaders...
Nov 16, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

House Passes Historic Debt Increase

For Immediate Release The House of Representatives passed a tax cut package today that will add $1.5 trillion or more to the national debt. The...
Nov 16, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

New Senate Tax Bill Cuts Less Than $3.7 Trillion of Tax Breaks

One of the main goals for tax reform has been to follow the mantra of "broaden the base, lower rates." Yet despite over $18 trillion of tax...
Nov 15, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

New Senate Tax Bill Hides Over $500 Billion of Gimmicks

The new Senate Finance Chairman's mark of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) would cost $1.41 trillion and significantly worsen our already...
Nov 15, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Modified Chairman's Mark Makes a Bad Bill Worse

For Immediate Release Late Tuesday night GOP leaders unveiled a modified Chairman’s Mark of the Senate tax reform bill, which included significant...

Checking the Facts on the Steve Forbes-Maya MacGuineas Tax Discussion

On Mornings With Maria, publisher and former presidential candidate Steve Forbes made several claims about tax cuts and economic growth during a...