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Jun 12, 2017

Taxpayers Don’t Need Any New Burdens Under Tax Reform

Several leaders of the fiscal conservative House Freedom Caucus are urging House GOP leaders to drop the proposed 20-percent Border Adjustment Tax (BAT) on imports. According to the lawmakers, the trillion…

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Apr 17, 2017

ICYMI: “Don’t be Fooled” by Border Adjustment Tax “Sleight of Hand”

Economists Vernoique de Rugy of George Mason University’s Mercatus Center and Dan Mitchell of the Cato Institute debunked the claims of Border Adjustment Tax (BAT) proponents that a new 20-percent…

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Apr 04, 2017

Border Adjustment Tax Theory Rests on Shaky Ground – at Best

The proposed Border Adjustment Tax (BAT) would impose a new 20-percent tax on everything imported by U.S. companies, resulting in higher consumer prices on everyday goods. But while this new…

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Dec 11, 2015

Fishermen Fight Mandate Forcing Them to Pay for At-Sea-Fishing Monitors

A coercive government mandate that would force fishermen to pay for their own at-sea-fishing monitors is threatening to sink the fishing industry. A group of East Coast fishermen are teaming…

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Mar 17, 2015

House Rejects Seven-Year Reauthorization Of Export-Import Bank

The House of Representatives voted Tuesday against an amendment that would have reauthorized the Export-Import Bank for seven years. The victory comes just weeks after the House Financial Services Committee took…

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Mar 09, 2015

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Bury The Export-Import Bank

The editorial board at the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review wrote a scathing critique of the Export-Import Bank on Friday, ultimately calling on lawmakers to eliminate the federal agency “once and for all…

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Feb 11, 2015

The Hill: Vast Majority Opposes Gas Tax Hike, Poll Shows

Nearly 70 percent of U.S. residents are opposed to the idea of raising the federal gas tax to pay for new transportation projects, according to a poll released Friday by a…

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