January 25, 2013 -
North Carolina and Louisiana are among the states considering a plan to eliminate corporate and personal income taxes. But analyses of the plan and other work by its author find serious flaws -- and one of the plan's own financiers is distancing himself from it publicly.
August 15, 2012 -
Morally, leaving our poorest fellow citizens uninsured while we move forward with tax credits to help make coverage more affordable for middle-class families is unthinkable for most of us -- but expansion also makes sense financially.
April 4, 2012 -
A new report on county health outcomes gets to the heart of the ideological debate.
December 19, 2011 -
A new report from Good Jobs First makes the case that state programs offering corporations financial incentives to keep or create jobs need tougher oversight.
October 18, 2011 -
In the 1930s, with the country struggling to recover from the Great Depression, President Roosevelt labeled the South "America's Economic Problem Number 1." Today, there are troubling signs that it remains one of the nation's hardest-hit regions.
August 8, 2011 -
The last-minute debt ceiling deal reached last week by Congress and signed into law by President Obama wasn't enough to prevent Standard & Poor's credit rating agency from
October 5, 2005 -
Have some ideas about how to turn our economy around and help working families? Can you say it in 175 words or less?