The start of the 115th Congress presents an important opportunity to strengthen communities, expand employment, raise wages, and build the infrastructure that will power the U.S. economy in the 21st-century.
The fiscal outlook is finally clear enough for the Congressional Budget Office to publish a single budget projection, but budget gimmicks may lead to the return of the alternative fiscal scenario and enable more fiscal dishonesty.
Policymakers should combine carbon pricing with policies that push technology development in order to cut carbon pollution from the transportation sector.
Germany and other G-20 countries can help prevent backsliding on the global climate effort by expanding and improving their infrastructure efforts.
Policymakers can craft a carbon tax that helps decarbonize the economy while protecting low- and middle-income energy consumers and ensuring continued economic growth.
Rep. Price’s budget process changes would set the stage for automatic cuts to programs for low- and middle-income Americans.
Trump’s infrastructure plan does little for communities in need but enriches Wall Street investors with tax credits while passing the bill to middle-class Americans in the form of high tolls and other user fees.
Combining autonomous vehicle technology with electrification is critical to minimizing air pollution from the transportation sector.
More research is needed to understand the impact that autonomous vehicles could have on transportation-sector carbon emissions.
Even with a delayed effective date for repeal of the Affordable Care Act, a smooth transition to a replacement plan is impossible.
Like much of America’s infrastructure, many of the country’s estimated two million dams are obsolete, costly, aging, and unsafe.
Here are five ways that policymakers can fix corporate America’s increasingly myopic behavior and create a sustainable long-term economy.
Three big steps can make the U.S. tax code simpler, while improving tax fairness and the nation’s long-term fiscal health.
Here are four ways that policymakers can better measure how public investments grow the economy.
Closing the pass-through tax loophole used by big businesses will increase federal revenue to meet critical needs and at the same time address income inequality.