About 3 weeks ago

02/01/2019 - Taxing The Wealthy Sounds Easy. It’s Not.

– The New York Times
Taxing the wealthiest Americans at a higher rate may be good politics, since most voters won’t be affected. But while two recent proposals sound simple enough, they could be difficult to put into effect.
 CityLab
Touting the virtues of city-level government, mayors from across the country may be throwing their hats into the 2020 election ring – and no wonder.

Shutdown Shows American Institutions Are Alive And Kicking

– The Wall Street Journal
Despite anxiety over Trump, Congress, the courts, the states and the media are constraining him, just as framers intended.
– State Net Capitol Journal
Most states have inched their way back to operating surpluses which is good news for everybody.