Author Archives: Jake Grant

Budget Woes in the States Should be a Warning to Washington

  The end of fiscal year 2017 is quickly approaching for the federal government. At the end of September, Congress is required to pass all 12 appropriations bills — something that they have historically failed to do, as our debt … Continue reading

Trump’s White House Payroll Saves Taxpayers Millions

Last week, the Trump Administration released its annual report on White House Office Personnel, which includes data on the salaries of all 300+ White House employees. The projected four-year savings on the payroll is close to $20 million — which … Continue reading

Senate Introduces the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017

On Thursday, the Senate released a draft of its plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The bill, H.R. 1628—or Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 (BCRA)—is similar to the legislation the House passed in May, which eliminates … Continue reading