Revenue & Spending
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An effective government invests in its people, advances opportunities for shared prosperity, and raises the revenues needed to support the public structures that support inclusive economic growth. We advocate for responsible revenue-raising options, more transparency in and oversight of federal spending, and long-term investments in public infrastructure and services.
After posting “Emergency Unemployment Benefits Are Not Forgotten” on our blog on Feb. 26, the Center for Effective Government received close to 100,000 page views and over 1,500 comments. Many of those ...read in full
Investment in bridges continues to fall well short of needs, despite widespread agreement that our national bridge infrastructure is failing and in desperate need of ...read in full
During the recent bitter cold snap that gripped much of the country, civic leaders in Washington D.C.'s Department of Human Services extended the hours at existing ...read in full
Partisanship was noticably absent from last week‘s Senate hearing on efforts by a Swiss bank to profit by aiding U.S. tax evasion. Senators from both ...read in full
As Congress nears another set of budget deadlines, it’s time to shift focus on priorities – ...read in full
The American corporate tax system is badly broken. Some corporations pay more than a third of ...read in full