Stephen Moore is a prominent free-market economist and senior fellow at the Heritage Foundation, where he works to advance public policies that increase the rate of economic growth to help the United States retain its position as the global economic superpower. During the 2016 presidential campaign, Moore served as an economic advisor to Donald Trump and helped draft early versions of the Trump tax plan. He is currently a senior economics analyst at CNN and is a former member of The Wall Street Journal editorial board.
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Blue states with high taxes are struggling to compete for businesses and workers.
Rich States, Poor States is an annual economic competitiveness study that seeks to identify policies that can lead states to economic prosperity.
The Northeast is actually losing a lot of jobs, factories and businesses to the Southern states and the Sunbelt states. Its not because the weathers better in those statesthey have better economic climates that are more conducive to business.
Based on bond ratings and other data, a list of 20 cities to watch for financial troubles in the wake of the Detroit story. Common traits among the vast majority: forced unions, non-right-to-work states, and years of liberal governance.
If we want millionaires to pay more taxes, then we need an economy where there are more millionaires.
Rather than raise the federal gas tax, a better policy would be to phase down the federal tax and let states pay for their own road projects.
For a gasoline tax hike, every penny increase pulls $1.5 billion from American families. A 15 cents a gallon increase would cost consumers and businesses close to $25 billion.