Author Archives: Jake Grant

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

A Chance to Trim the Fat

  17 years ago, President Clinton was leaving office. His replacement, President George W. Bush, was moving into the White House. While this transition was happening, a fear was looming on the horizon: what would happen with the “Y2K bug”? … Continue reading