Budgets and Fiscal Policy

Our work in selected areas of government spending and budgets -- through the lenses of efficiency, transparency, and accountability.

December 17, 2018

Showtime! 2019 Session Preview

The cast of characters has undergone a change but the storylines will look very familiar.

October 21, 2018

Reframing the Tax and Budget Debate

Annual meeting luncheon speaker and author of Dead Men Ruling , Dr. Eugene Steuerle, argues that presenting an opportunity cost perspective on government budgets is not just a way to make budget debates more productive, it’s also essential to allow citizens to regain control over their fiscal

October 23, 2017

Welcome to Fend for Yourself Federalism

Our 2017 fiscal policy panel examined a future in which more responsibilities devolve to states backed up by the type of uncertainty and unpredictability only the federal government can provide.  From the September-October 2017 edition of Fiscal Focus.