Domestic Policy Archives
Eliminating Big Oil Tax Loopholes Won’t Lead to a Tax Increase
Seth Hanlon and Daniel J. Weiss explain why oil company lobbyists are wrong when they claim that ending handouts to companies will increase taxes.
Big Oil’s Misbegotten Tax Gusher
Seth Hanlon shows how oil and gas companies are poised to reap more than $70 billion in tax breaks over the next 10 years, even as they rake in billions in profits that are squeezing ordinary Americans at the pump.
We need to invest in infrastructure now for the sake of public safety and to boost our economy, says Donna Cooper.
Timing Is Everything
Joy Moses applauds the new Government Accountability Office report on costly overlapping government programs, especially its recommendations to proceed cautiously before reforming hunger and homelessness programs.
Getting What We Pay for from Our Schools
We should look for ways to get more bang for our educational buck in the United States, writes James Hairston.
Reorganizing Government to Promote Competitiveness
Issue Brief Jitinder Kohli and Jordan Eizenga examine the government’s ability to make policy and implement programs that promote competitiveness, and present four options for government reorganization.
Report The cost of military health care could eventually begin to divert funding away from other crucial national security initiatives, write Lawrence Korb, Laura Conley, and Alex Rothman.
Community Program in Crosshairs Must Target Performance
Donna Cooper and Jitinder Kohli discuss how this embattled program that offers opportunity to less fortunate Americans can bridge political divides by improving performance.
Ineffective and Unfair
Donna Cooper explains why Republican cuts to health care for women and children will cost more than they save.
Our Infrastructure Challenge
Donna Cooper applauds high-speed rail investments unveiled by Vice President Biden, but challenges the administration to create public-private partnerships to rebuild our crumbling infrastructure.