Author Archives: Jake Grant

President Trump Releases His Budget Proposal

  This morning, President Trump and the Office of Management and Budget released their budget proposal for fiscal year 2018. The proposal includes cuts to various programs while increasing funding for major discretionary departments such as Defense and Homeland Security. … Continue reading

The High Cost of Outdated Crime Policy

  On Friday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that he had sent a memo to all federal prosecutors on changing the directives of charging and sentencing policy. Sessions instructed his employees to “charge and pursue the most serious, readily provable … Continue reading

Happy Tax Day!

    Fortunately for the procrastinators, the deadline to file taxes is extended a couple of days. Because April 15th fell on a Saturday this year and the next business day happened to be Emancipation Day, today—April 18th—is the deadline. … Continue reading