Government Spending

Fact Checking a Graphic Comparing Bank Bailouts to Proposed Federal Spending Programs

The chart assumes that taxpayers will bear the entire cost of covering deposits for SVB and Signature Bank customers.

There Is No Painless Way to Balance the Budget

‘Taxing the rich’ and cutting ‘woke’ programs won’t come close to getting the job done.

How Republicans Can Get Serious on Spending

When it comes to cuts, less is actually more.

Congress to Send Spending Bill to Biden’s Desk

A look at what made the cut.

Omnibus Wrangling in Full Swing

Lawmakers consider a sweeping year-end funding package.

Why I’m Getting More Libertarian Every Day

America seems to want more government, but it needs less.

Surprise! Pork Barrel Politics Is Back

The omnibus spending package that Biden signed last week has billions in earmarks.