Tax Policy

Issue Brief

Biggest COLA Since 1982 (Just Barely)

Earlier this week the Social Security Administration (SSA) announced the annual cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for next year (2022) would be 5.9 percent.  That’s slightly more than the

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Brinkmanship Isn't Leadership

September 23, 2021

For several months, Republicans and Democrats in Washington, DC have been barreling towards each other on a collision course over a pair of looming fiscal deadlines.

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The Arrhythmia of Federal Finances

September 22, 2021

This week on Facing the Future, Tori Gorman and I discussed balance sheets, risk, and the “arrhythmia of finance'' with Peter Fisher, Senior Fellow at the Center for Business, Government

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Doubling Down on a Trojan Horse

September 17, 2021

Despite a pending government shutdown and looming debt default, this week federal lawmakers in Washington were hyper-focused on the House reconciliation legislation, the second installmen