Paying for Paving

This article originally appeared in the Weekly Standard. Click here to read the full article. By Ike Brannon Everyone involved in the Kabuki theater surrounding the nine-month extension of revenue for the highway trust fund has so far played their parts perfectly. The secretary of transportation told the media that he would be forced to […]

A Federal Minimum Wage and the States

By Logan Albright and Ike Brannon The White House has been spending an inordinate amount of time and energy this year advocating that Congress increase the federal minimum wage from the current $7.25 an hour to $10.10. No doubt, some Democratic Party supporters of the proposal believe it would help low-income workers; however, their Republican[…..]

How to Stop Corporate Inversions and Make U.S. Businesses more Competitive

This article originally appeared at Economics21. Click here to read the full article. By Ike Brannon The food fight over corporate inversions – whereby a U.S. company moves its domicile overseas to avoid paying U.S. taxes on future income earned abroad – shows no sign of diminishing in the near future. For good reason. Democrats[…..]