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  • Backgrounder posted July 21, 1995 by Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies; Antonelli , Angela; Barry, John; Beach, Bill; Cobb, Joe; Hodge, Scott; M Mitchell, Daniel J. A Guide to Crafting a Tax Package for the Budget Resolution

    (Archived document, may contain errors) 1043 July21, 1995 A GUIDE TO CRAFTING A TAX PACKAGE FOR THE FISCAL 1996 BUDGET INTRODUCTION Later this month, members of the Ho use Ways and Means Committee and Senate Fi nance Committee will begin filling in the details of the $245 billion package of tax relief approved in the FY 1996 budget resolution. In addition…

  • Backgrounder posted August 10, 1994 by Daniel J. One Year Later: How the Clinton Tax Hike Is Harming America

    (Archived document, may contain errors) 998 August 10,1994 ONEYEARLATER HOW THE CLINTON TAXHKE BGAMERICA Daniel J. Mitchell McKenna Senior Fellow in Political Economy INTRODUCTION This wtkk marks the first a nniversary of 1993s record tax hike and the ill effects al ready are becoming apparent. The Clinton Administrations own numbers show that eco nomic growth…

  • Backgrounder posted June 3, 1994 by Daniel J. Beware Return of Bracket Creep in Health Refor

    (Archived document, may contain errors) 988 June 3,1994 BEWARERETURNOFBRACKETCREEP INHEALTHREMlRM By Daniel J. Mitchell McKenna Senior Fellow in Political Economy INTRODUCTION As the true cost of the Clinton health care proposal becomes clearer to Congress, key lawmakers supporting the central themes of the plan have felt impelled to call for new ways to…

  • Backgrounder posted January 13, 1994 by Daniel J. The Economic and Budget Impact of the Clinton Health Plan

    INTRODUCTION The Clinton Administration’s plan to create a government-run health care system has serious implications for the quality and availability of health care in America.[1] But of equal concern should be the plan’s likely effects on the performance of the economy and its impact on fiscal policy. Health care today accounts for one-seventh of the nation’s…

  • Backgrounder posted May 25, 1993 by Daniel J. Why Higher Tax Rates on Income Will Slow Growth, Cost Jobs

    (Archived document, may contain errors) May 25,1993 WHY HIGHER TAX RATES ON INCOME WILL SLOW GROWTH, COST JOBS By Daniel J. Mitchell John M. Olin Fellow INTRODUCTION The Clinton Ad ministration has proposed the largest tax increase in American history as part of a budget package that the White House claims will reduce the federal budget deficit and restore…

  • Backgrounder posted February 10, 1993 by Daniel J. The Impact of Higher Taxes: More Spending, Economic Stagnation,Fewer Jobs, and Higher Deficits

    (Archived document, may contain errors) 925 February 10,1993 THE IMPACT OF HIGHER TAXES MORE SPENDING, ECONOMIC STAGNATION FEWER JOBS,AND HIGHER DEFICIIS By Daniel J. Mitchell John M. Olin Fellow Many Washington lawmakers and interest grou ps are urging President Bill Clinton to impose higher taxes on the American economy. They say such taxes will reduce the…

  • Executive Memorandum posted February 9, 1993 by Daniel J. Increased Government Spending: A Recipe for Economic Stagnation, Not Stimulus

    (Archived document, may contain errors) 2/9/93 351 INCREASED GOVERNMENT SPENDING: A RECIPE FOR ECONOMIC STAGNATION, NOT STIMULUS President Bill Clinton is considering proposals to increase government spending in an effort to stimulate the economy. The "stimulus" plan is said to include at lea st $15 billion of new spending, most of which would…

  • Backgrounder posted August 19, 1992 by Daniel J. Washington's Budget Binge: Getting Even Worse

    (Archived document, may contain errors) 912 August 19,1992 WASHINGNINS BUDGET .BINGE GETTING EVEN WORSE Daniel J. Mitchell John M. Olin Fellow INTRODUCTION statistics recently released from the Office of Management and Budget (Om) con firm that the tax md spcnSng increases concocted by the White House and Congress have been an unmitigated disaster. Rather than…

  • Backgrounder posted June 4, 1992 by Daniel J. Solving the Federal Spending Crisis with a Balanced BudgetAmendment

    (Archived document, may contain errors) 899 June 4,1992 SOLVING THE FEDERAL SPENDING CRISIS WITH A BALANCED BUDGET AMENDMENT Daniel J. Mitchell John M. Olin Fellow INTRODUCTION Congress soon will vote on an amendment to the Constitution Equiring that the fed d governm ent balance its budget each year. Unlike previous efforts to enact such an unendment, which…

  • Executive Memorandum posted January 29, 1992 by Daniel J. Bush's Fiscal 1993 Budget: More Taxes, More Spending, and MissedOpportunities

    (Archived document, may contain errors) 1/29/92 320 BUSH'S FISCAL 1993 BUDGET: MORE TAXES, MORE SPENDING, AND MISSED OPPORTUNITIES George Bush's proposed fiscal 1993 budget was delivered to Capitol ffill today. It increases federal domestic spending, already at record levels thanks to the 1990 budget deal, by another $51.6 billion next year.…

  • Executive Memorandum posted November 20, 1991 by Daniel J. How the Kasten-Weber Tax Cut will Spur Economic Growth

    (Archived document, may contain errors) 1 lf20l 316 HOW THE KASTEN-WEBER TAX CUT WILL SPUR ECONOMIC GROWTH The deep and painful recession afflicting America is the result of seriously flawed economic policies sup- ported by George Bush and Congress. Record tax increases, costly new regulator y burdens, and unprecedented in- cre,ases in federal…

  • Executive Memorandum posted October 22, 1991 by Daniel J. The Bentsen Tax Cut: Rediscovering Reaganomics

    (Archived document, may contain errors) 10=1 315 THE BENTSEN TAX CUT: REDISCOVERING REAGANADMICS Last yea's budget deal, with its record tax increase, helped throw the American economy into its current painftd recession. At last, a growing number of Washington lawmakers recognize that taxes are too high and that tax cuts thus are needed to fuel…

  • Backgrounder posted October 15, 1991 by Daniel J. Tax Rates, Fairness, and Economic Growth: Lessons from the 1980s

    (Archived document, may contain errors) 860 October 15,1991 TAX RATES, FAIRNESS, AND ECONOMI C GROWTH LESSONS FROM THE 1980s Daniel J. Mitchell John M. Olin Fellow INTRODUCTION One year after a record tax and spending increase, the American economy is reel- ing. Two million Americans have lost their jobs, personal and business bankruptcies are at all…

  • Executive Memorandum posted October 10, 1991 by Daniel J. Time to Repeal the Cold War Tax

    (Archived document, may contain errors) 10/10/91 312 TME TO REPEAL THE COLD WAR TAX The conapse, of ft Soviet empire and the end of the cold war have made the world a safer place. They also have cr eafted a long overdue opportunity to reduce the tax burden on Americans. With significant reductions in previousIrproject6d defense spending likely to…

  • Executive Memorandum posted July 30, 1991 by Daniel J. How Higher Gas Taxes Would Compound Damage from Last Year's BudgetDeal

    (Archived document, may contain errors) 7/30/91 306 HOW HIGHER GAS TAXES WOULD COMPOUND DAMAGE FROM LAST YEAR'S BUDGET DEAL The House of Representatives soon will consider the I ntermodal Surface Transportation Act of 1991 (H.R. 2950). This major transportation bill contains a provision to hike the federal gasoline tax from 14 cents per gallon…