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Trump Wants Private Investment in Infrastructure. The Tax Bill Doesn’t Do That.

Following on the president’s campaign promise to invest $1 trillion in the nation’s infrastructure, the Trump administration has made it clear that it intends to… Read More

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Taxpayers Get a Win Over Sports Stadium Cronies

As the Houston Astros enjoy their World Series victory, taxpayers across the country have a reason of their own to celebrate this week. Buried in… Read More

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Another Bogus Score for Air Traffic Control Reform

While Congress has flown the coop for its August recess, the clock is ticking toward the end of the fiscal year on Sept. 30. Sept…. Read More

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How to Improve Airline Travel: Cut Out Washington Meddling

While grumbling about inconveniences at U.S. airports is a national pastime among travelers, the criticism has been especially shrill this year. President Donald Trump has… Read More

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Transportation Reforms Take to the Fast Lane in Trump Budget

Following on his pledge to eliminate wasteful and inappropriate federal programs, President Donald Trump’s budget blueprint delivers when it comes to the Department of Transportation…. Read More

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Posted in Constitutuional Issues, Politics

Are Crummy Airports Ruining Your Holiday Travel? Here’s How to Fix Them.

The nation’s bustling airports are in the midst of accommodating the more than 6 million people who were expected to take to the skies this… Read More

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Once Again, DC Metro Proves It Doesn’t Deserve More Taxpayer Funding

“Metro sucks.” That was the message, via chants and boos, of Washington Nationals fans last week when the D.C. Metro system stopped running D.C.-bound trains… Read More

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Congress Is Set to Cave in to Higher Spending Again

It’s an all too familiar sight: It’s the end of the fiscal year, and Congress is scrambling to keep the government open after it has… Read More

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This Year, the Deficit Is Rising Faster Than Predicted

Congress left town this August for an extended recess without passing a budget or any required spending bills, and spending has largely been ignored as… Read More

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Last Minute FAA Patch Comes With Some Downsides

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee released its stopgap measure to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration last week. The measure is a last-minute solution to… Read More

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