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In the days after Hurricane Matthew made landfall on Oct. 8, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) distributed 6 million meals, 1.1 million gallons of water, and 87,000 blankets, providing a critical lifeline to residents of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina. Read More
The American tradition of arguing about taxes is as old as the republic. This helps explain why leaders of both parties propose changes to the federal tax code on a nearly continuous basis. These changes are almost always characterized as reforms and are scrutinized for their impact on taxpayers and the federal budget. What often goes unnoticed is how tax reform on the federal level can cascade... Read More
Many states have developed innovative approaches for using data to inform policy, approaches that federal decision-makers can learn from and emulate. Read More