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May 23, 2017

McClatchy: There is No Such Thing as Chairman Brady’s “Made in America” Tax

Despite opposition from the White House and a swarm of House and Senate lawmakers, Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady is doubling down on the 20-percent Border Adjustment…

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May 22, 2017

Trillion-Dollar Border Adjustment Tax on Imports Would Crush U.S. Industries

The White House plan for comprehensive tax reform to grow the economy and bolster competitiveness of U.S. businesses importantly omitted the divisive Border Adjustment Tax (BAT), a trillion-dollar tax on…

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May 19, 2017

Speaker Ryan Acknowledges Alternatives to Trillion-Dollar Border Adjustment Tax

House Speaker Paul Ryan this week told members of the media that there are alternatives to the 20-percent Border Adjustment Tax (BAT) on imported goods proposed as part of tax reform…

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May 18, 2017

A Positive Vision for Tax Reform

Every American deserves the opportunity to pursue their passions and provide for their families, yet America’s present tax code makes it difficult for millions of Americans to get ahead. 72 percent…

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May 11, 2017

The ‘Made in America’ Tax Myth

Are American-made products at a disadvantage to imported ones? That’s the argument supporters of a 20 percent tax hike on imports are making to justify their position. Proponents of the…

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May 05, 2017

Putting U.S. Employment Numbers in Context – April 2017

This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that the unemployment rate for April 2017 was 4.4 percent and that the economy added 211,000 jobs. Today marks the fourth…

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May 04, 2017

Top GOP Economist (and B.A.T. Supporter) Again Acknowledges a Border Adjustment Tax is Not Essential to Tax Reform

As the House Ways and Means Committee conducted closed doors meetings this week to discuss the path forward on tax reform, top GOP economist and Border Adjustment Tax (B.A.T.) advocate…

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May 04, 2017

It’s Time for the Senate to Deliver on Methane Rule Repeal

Under President Obama, federal regulatory burden exploded with some of the most costly and overreaching government mandates in history. But thanks to early efforts by the Trump administration and Congress, many of…

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May 03, 2017

VIDEO: What Good Are Pre-Existing Conditions Guarantees if Patients Can’t Find or Afford Coverage?

As Congress currently considers health care reforms to address Americans with pre-existing conditions, it’s important to remember the ways in which Obamacare has failed in this regard. In a column…

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May 02, 2017

When it Comes to Helping Main Street, the Choice is Simple

Today, the House Committee on Financial Services will mark up the Creating Hope and Opportunity for Investors, Consumers and Entrepreneurs (CHOICE) Act, legislation that promotes economic growth and eliminates harmful regulations while…

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