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Congress Makes Big Progress On Pro-Growth Tax Reform

LEWIS K. UHLER and PETER J. FERRARA 10/12/2017

The so-called “do nothing Congress” is making amazing progress toward major, pro-growth tax reform. Last week the House passed a budget (first time in over a decade), enabling us to use reconciliation (51 votes) in the Senate for tax reform. Just before that, the Trump administration …

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Toward real tax reform – While bipartisanship can be acceptable, a ‘zero sum’ mentality is not

By Lewis K. Uhler and Peter J. Ferrara – – Thursday, September 14, 2017

The evening news and front pages are dominated by natural disasters. But our federal tax code is an unnatural disaster strangling America with long-term stagnation. To restore booming growth, America needs tax reform as proposed by President Trump and Republican Congressional leaders, …

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How Corporate Tax Reform Can Grow The Economy, Restore Jobs And Lift Wages

LEWIS K. UHLER and PETER J. FERRARA 9/01/2017

The American economy suffers the highest corporate tax rates in the developed world, if not the entire world at nearly 40% (35% federal and an average of about 5% state).

By comparison, corporate rates in Asia average half that at 20.1% and in Europe less than half, …

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Tax Reform Truth Squad Kick Off

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Tax Reform Truth Squad: Facts And Honest Answers

LEWIS K. UHLER and PETER J. FERRARA August 11, 2017 6:15 PM ET

The battle for major growth-inducing tax reform has started and already the Democrats and progressives are engaged in all they seem to know: class warfare and the politics of envy.

Last week, Senate Democrats proclaimed that they will not support any tax reform …

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CREATION OF A “TAX REFORM TRUTH SQUAD”

The setback we experienced in repealing and replacing Obamacare was disappointing, but instructive. Important elements of our society at large were not convinced and we found the same with our conservative base – AND we didn’t have in place the support system (“Healthcare Reform Truth Squad”) that understood the issues and could help us. We must change this for tax reform with a “Tax Reform Truth Squad.” …

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Americans at risk from Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion will fare better under the Republican plan

By LEWIS K. UHLER and PETER J. FERRARA

Medicaid used to be the program providing health care and medical services to the poor. Before Obamacare, Medicaid covered primarily poor retirees, children in poor families, and the disabled living in poverty — the “truly needy.” Despite all the hysterical name-calling about the Republican bill before Congress, everyone …

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What Republicans Must Tell America About Their Replacement Of Obamacare

By LEWIS K. UHLER and PETER J. FERRARA

Republicans have not done a good job explaining their Obamacare Liberation bill to the American people. But the Republican bill would actually be far better for the middle class, working people, and the poor than Obamacare.

First, the Republican bill would be better for the poor on Medicaid. …

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CBO Has Become The Enemy Of Republican Health Care Reform

By LEWIS K. UHLER and PETER J. FERRARA

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) scored the House Republican health care bill to repeal and replace ObamaCare as reducing federal spending (virtually all of it entitlement spending) by well over a trillion dollars ($1.111 trillion), cutting federal taxes by nearly a trillion ($992 billion), and reducing the federal …

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Trump Tax Reform Plan Offers Promise of Long Overdue Booming Economic Recovery

By Lewis K. Uhler and Peter J. Ferrara

Milton Friedman, the greatest economist of the 20th century, was the first to notice this historical pattern of the U.S. economy – the deeper the recession the stronger the recovery. That is because the U.S. economy grows faster than normal for a while to catch up to …

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