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Budget Deal Not So Sweet

Many had high hopes that the first budget conference in four years would make a substantial down payment [1] toward fixing the U.S. spending and debt crisis. The new “Bipartisan Budget Act [2]” thoroughly disappoints. While we dig through the … Continue reading

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Governor Corbett’s Budget

Governor Corbett’s fiscal year 2013-14 budget proposal includes a tax reform package aimed at “improving Pennsylvania’s tax climate by reducing tax burdens that inhibit job creation and economic growth.” The centerpiece of this proposal is a long-term reduction in the … Continue reading

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Budget Chair Ryan: “I Think the Sequester is Going to Happen”

Under recently passed legislation, Congress has until March 1 to agree on deficit reduction, and if it doesn’t, the Defense Department will be forced to cut $55 billion every year through 2021, and the same amount ($55 billion) automatically would … Continue reading

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