It is difficult to imagine any bipartisan solution that will not require some balance of increased taxes and, at least for some, moderation of benefit growth.
The momentum toward a tax reform bill this summer could hinge on how successfully House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) is able to corral his caucus to support a health care bill.
A quarter century ago, America had a brand new income tax system and an emerging position as the world’s lone superpower. Whites dominated a political debate conducted on television, and baby boomers had just become 40-somethings. A quarter-century from now,…
For years, Democrats and Republicans have been urging an overhaul of the US tax code, and now, the first shoe has dropped. For the first time in 25 years, a top-to-bottom overhaul of America’s complex tax system has been drafted…
Paul Ryan is a name synonymous with Republican fiscal priorities. As the House Budget Committee chairman, and as the GOP’s vice-presidential candidate last year, the nation’s debts and deficits have been the centerpiece of his political career.
Reps. Johnson, Larson, and Ribble are providing an important public service by keeping a focus on Social Security’s serious funding issues.