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Latest Taxpayer's Tab: Presidential Travel and BillTally Updates

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

In the latest edition of The Taxpayer's Tab, NTU Foundation offered an update of our ongoing Presidential travel statistics, announced the winners of our SOTU Price Tag contest, and scored new legislation introduced in the 114th Congress.
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Taxpayer's Tab: 3 Days, $6.8 Million: Obama's India Trip

by Dan Barrett / /

Last weekend, the President was in New Delhi, India as the guest of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for that country's Republic Day festivities. The trip marked the second time Obama has traveled to India while in office, and made him the first U.S. Presiden
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OECD Pushes Redistribution In New Report

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

In December, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published a report entitled Trends in Income Inequality and its Impact on Economic Growth, which postulates that redistributive tax policies are necessary to ensure long-term ec
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Presidential Travel Update: Obama Heads to India

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

President Obama is currently making official stops in India and Saudi Arabia. This marks the second time President Obama has visited India and the third time he's been to Saudi Arabia since being elected to office. To date, President Obama has been on
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Latest Taxpayer's Tab: The $41 Billion SOTU

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

Every year, the President gives his State of the Union Address to a joint session of Congress, and for more than a decade now, NTU Foundation has been scoring the cost of the agenda he outlines in the high-profile speech. This year, President Obama mentio
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Taxpayer's Tab: Obama’s State of the Union Address Would Cost Billions

by Dan Barrett / /

President Obama's "tone-setting" State of the Union (SOTU) Address was intended to hit both sharp and conciliatory chords, but the notes the President struck in between would increase spending by $40.967 billion per year, and none of his proposals would d
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The SOTU Responses Had 3 Things In Common

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

The GOP and Tea Party each responded to the State of the Union Address by painting a broad vision for America rather than offering laundry lists of specific proposals. There were a few common themes discussed in both speeches.
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Study: Obama’s State of the Union Address Would Cost $41 Billion

by Douglas Kellogg / /

President Obama's "tone-setting" State of the Union Address was intended to hit both sharp and conciliatory chords, but the notes the President struck in between would increase spending by $40.967 billion per year, and none of his proposals would decrease
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SOTU Cheat Sheet: Team Taxpayer Weighs In

by Dan Barrett / /

What are Americans expecting from tonight's State of the Union Address and how much does Team Taxpayer think SOTU will cost?
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White House Unveils $320 Billion Tax Proposal

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

Ahead of President Obama's State of the Union (SOTU) Address, the Administration has unveiled a fact sheet detailing some of the revisions to the tax system that he will discuss during the speech. The White House claims that the proposals would raise
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