President Obama recently gave a lengthy speech on inequality, poverty, and what to do about it. He claimed inequality is increasing, which is debatable, and then offered a few populist ways to reduce it, such as raising...
- USA Today quotes Will McBride on Mitt Romney's Tax Plan
USA Today quotes Will McBride on Mitt Romney's Tax Plan
Details of Romney's economic plan keep evolving
By Jackie Kucinich, USA TODAY
April 30, 2012
Will McBride, an economist at the Tax Foundation, said other presidential candidates have changed their plans and included more specifics as time went on, but it is unclear how much the Romney plan will change as the campaign wears on.
"Thus far, Romney's tax plans have been on the timid side, and it remains to be seen if he will move more toward fundamental reform or continue tinkering around the edges of the tax code," McBride said.
Virginia gubernatorial candidates Ken Cuccinelli (R), Terry McAuliffe (D), and Robert Sarvis (L) made a splash in early May when they rolled out the preliminary details of their tax plans, all of which would make substantial changes to the state...
Over the past several weeks, Tax Foundation economists have published a series of studies that analyze the long-term economic and distributional effects of the tax plans outlined by President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney. These...
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