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Chris Edwards

Director of Tax Policy Studies and editor of Down​siz​ing​Gov​ern​ment​.org

Paul Ryan’s Tax Triumph

The centerpiece of the bill is a reduction of the corporate tax rate from 35 to 21 percent. That reform will help attract global investment to America and boost capital spending, hiring, and wages over time.


Food Stamp Reform in 2018?

Ending SNAP’s subsidies for junk food would be a pro‐​nutrition way to cut demand for the program and reduce taxpayer costs.


The Washington Post’s False Tax Narrative

Rather than Trump and Republicans “shifting away” from middle‐​class cuts toward cuts for businesses and the wealthy as the Post claims, the current House and Senate bills have shifted away from pro‐​growth reforms toward redistribution from higher earners to lower earners.