House tax plan

Job Creation First, Tax Reform Second In House Tax Bill

There is still a lot of work to be done to get a tax reform bill through the Senate, but the House bill is a start, and, with its extensive economic growth and job creation features, it is a better start than we initially thought it would be.

Tax cuts are about freedom from Washington and special interests

Editors, Washington Examiner

Republicans want to cut and simplify taxes. The bill they unveiled Thursday is a good starting point, but the risk is real that along the legislative journey lawmakers will lose their way or their nerve. A bill that lowers taxes and weakens the state’s heavy hand is a bill that promotes freedom. Republicans need to remember that when the special interests come calling.

First Impression: House GOP Tax Plan

The cost of government is not what it taxes, it is what it spends. The GOP tax plan is a start, but not a particularly bold or ambitious start, and it is only one part of a pro-growth economic formula. Spending has yet to be dealt with.