15th Annual Budget and Tax Briefing: Navigating the Challenges Ahead Together
March 22, 2018 | Washington, DC
See below a list of related resources to help acquaint you with the issues related to the current budget and tax policy debates.
FEDERAL BUDGET AND TAX OUTLOOK
- Get ready. Republicans want to cut taxes again, By Catherine Rampell, The Washington Post Opinions, March 15, 2018.
- Fixing the tax bill… How Democrats should use some rare leverage, By Jared Bernstein, The Washington Post PostEverything Persepctive, March 12, 2018.
- Federal budget increasingly tilted against our children, By Maya Macguineas, The Hill Opinion, March 9, 2018.
- The Trump administration takes its first big step toward stricter work requirements for food stamps, By Caitlin Dewey , The Washington Post, February 22, 2018.
- Fact Sheets: President Trump’s FY 2019 Budget Harms Nearly Every Community Across the Country, By Eliza Schultz, Katherine Gallagher Robbins, Rejane Frederick, Silva Mathema, Connor Maxwell, Heidi Schultheis, Anusha Ravi, Leila Schochet, Leonard Scott IV, and Shabab Ahmed Mirza, Center for American Program, February 16, 2018.
- Trump 2019 Budget Roundup, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Blog, February 14, 2018 (will be updated as more analyses are issued).
- Trump Budget Offers Stark Vision, By Robert Greenstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Statement, February 12, 2018.
- Trump’s budget hits poor Americans the hardest, By Tracy Jan, Caitlin Dewey and Jeff Stein, The Washington Post, February 12. 2018.
- What Trump proposed cutting in his 2019 budget, By Washington Post Staff, Februrary 12, 2018 (see how each agency’s discretionary funding would be affected by Trump’s proposal).
- Paul Ryan Pushes to Keep Overhaul of Safety-Net Programs on GOP Agenda, By Natalie Andrews, The Wall Street Journal, February 4, 2018.
- Trump’s tax cuts are rocketing us into the debt ceiling, By Catherine Rampell, The Washington Post Opinion, February 1, 2018.
- Hundreds To Protest Potential Safety Net Cuts At GOP Retreat, By Daniel Marans, Huffington Post, January 31, 2018.
- The Fight Over Immigrants and Refugees Is Going to Intensify. Here’s What Foundations Need to Do, By Daranee Petsod, President, Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees, Inside Philanthropy, January 24, 2018.
- Medicaid Work Requirement Would Harm Unemployed, Not Promote Work, By Hannah Katch, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Blog, January 11, 2018.
- After all these years, ‘welfare reform’ is the same racist dog whistle it always was, By Jared Bernstein, The Washington Post, January 8, 2018.
- Trump cools to idea of taking on welfare programs, seeing little chance of success in Congress, By Josh Dawsey, The Washington Post, January 5, 2018.
- Most Americans do not support making cuts to programs for people with low incomes, By Eugene Scott, The Washington Post, December 27, 2017
- Commentary: With Tax Cuts for the Top, GOP Leaders Now Aim Budget Cuts at the Bottom, By Robert Greenstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, December 21, 2017.
- Work Requirements in Social Safety Net Programs: A Status Report of Work Requirements in TANF, SNAP, Housing Assistance, and Medicaid, By Heather Hahn, Eleanor PrattEva H. Allen, Genevieve M. Kenney, Diane K. Levy, and Elaine Waxman, Urban Institute, December 22, 2017.
- The Next Step in the Radical Trump-G.O.P. Agenda: Gut the Welfare State, By John Cassidy, The New Yorker, December 8, 2017.
- GOP Budgets, Statements Make Plans Clear: Costly Tax Cuts for Wealthy Now, Program Cuts Later, By Chye-Ching Huang, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Off the Charts Blog, December 5, 2017.
- An 11th-Hour Raid by the Wealthiest Baby Boomers, By Ronald Brownstein, The Atlantic, November 30, 2017.
- What a Bad Tax Deal Means for Communities of Color, Center for American Progress Webcast, November 29, 2017.
- 15 Ways the Tax Bill Harms Children and Families. By Bruce Lesley, Rachel Merker, First Focus. November 7, 2017.
- The Middle-Class Tax Cut That’s Really a Hike. By Jason Furman, The Wall Street Journal,
November 8, 2017.
- Foundations Must Speak Up About the Poor and Vulnerable Who Will Be Hurt by GOP Tax Plan. By Claudia Y.W. Herrold and John Mullaney, The Chronicle of Philanthropy Opinion, October 31, 2017. (subscription required)
STATE BUDGET AND TAX OUTLOOK
- States Look at Establishing Their Own Health Insurance Mandates, By Stephanie Armour, The Wall Street Journal, February 4, 2018.
- Fiscal 50: State Trends and Analysis, The Pew Charitable Trusts, January 25, 2018.
- The Tax Debate Moves To The States: The Tax Cuts And Jobs Act Creates Many Questions For States That Link To Federal Income Tax Rules, By Richard C. Auxier and Frank Sammartino, Tax Policy Center, January 23, 2018.
- How Should States Respond to Recent Federal Tax Changes?, By Michael Leachman and Michael Mazerov, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, January 23, 2018.
- Kansas Provides Compelling Evidence of Failure of “Supply-Side” Tax Cuts, By Michael Mazerov, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, January 22, 2018.
- States Grapple With Federal Tax Cut That May Raise State Taxes, By Richard Rubin, The Wall Street Journal, January 23, 2018.
- California, New Jersey, and New York Designing Workarounds to Blunt GOP Tax Bill Impact, By Ed Kilgore, New York Magazine Daily Intelligencer, January 11, 2018
- How the federal tax overhaul could reshape state budgets, by Lydia DePillis, CNN Money, January 8, 2018.
- How Does the Final Republican Tax Bill Affect Your State?, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, December 19, 2017.
- State Budget Actions: FY 2018, National Council of State Legislatures, December 19, 2017.
- State Spending Grows at Lowest Pace Since Great Recession, By Liz Farmer, National Association of State Budget Officers, December 14, 2017.
- States Faced Revenue Shortfalls in 2017 Despite Growing Economy, By Elizabeth McNichol and Samantha Waxman, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Updated October 4, 2017.
- How Much Do States Rely on Federal Funding? By Mike Maciag, Governing, May 22, 2017.