The proposed settlement is heralded by some as a major victory, supposedly securing $100 million for the state to use for coastal restoration. In reality, the proposed settlement, if adopted, would yield nowhere near $100 million and divert much of the money it did raise to unrelated government spending. Two key flaws undermine the settlement’s...View Report
Democratic leaders are hounding the Ryan budget for its supposed severity and ideologically-driven agenda. Yet it is the most serious effort to curb record deficits and debts, by either party, in decades.
Sheila Weinberg, of the Institute for Truth in Accounting, unravels the illusions of federal and state accounting that conceal deficits.