Nicole Kaeding is an economist with the Center for State Tax Policy at the Tax Foundation. Previously, Nicole was a budget analyst for the Cato Institute focused on federal and state fiscal policy, and the state policy manager for Americans for Prosperity Foundation where she oversaw the policy activities of AFPF’s 34 state chapters.
Nicole’s work has been featured in the Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, National Public Radio, Huffington Post, National Review Online, and numerous other national, state, and local publications. She graduated from DePaul University with a Master’s degree in Economics and Policy Analysis, and completed her undergraduate studies at Miami University majoring in Finance and Political Science.
Nicole participated in the year-long Koch Associate Program and was a National Review Institute Washington Fellow.
Prior to moving to Washington, DC, Nicole managed retail banking locations for seven years in Indiana and Illinois.
Nicole lives in Washington, DC with her husband and two children.
Today is August 23, the date in 1775 when King George III declared the American colonies to be in rebellion, rejecting the Olive Branch Petition proffered by American moderates. The Proclamation of Rebellion led directly...