Tagged: Budget

Obama’s Budget Would Cap Tax-Advantaged Savings

Obama’s Budget Would Cap Tax-Advantaged Savings

Some of us have worried for decades that when America’s tax-advantaged savings pot got large enough, our perpetually revenue-challenged federal government would raid the nest egg. All that untaxed growth would simply prove irresistible....

A Guide to Sequestration, the Bad Budget Policy We May Not Be Able to Avoid

A Guide to Sequestration, the Bad Budget Policy We May Not Be Able to Avoid

Of all the budget fights over the past several years, the sequester is the most emblematic of modern Washington. That is not a compliment. Its distant relatives — the government-shutdown fight and the debt...

What (If Anything) Can Fix the SEC?

What (If Anything) Can Fix the SEC?

When President Obama nominated former U.S. Attorney Mary Jo White to be the next Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the reaction was generally positive. White will be the first prosecutor to...