By Igor Volsky on March 4, 2014
Deficit hawks looking for deep spending cuts will be sourly disappointed.
By Bryce Covert on February 28, 2014
The federal budget deficit is now the smallest since 2008.
By Alan Pyke on February 13, 2014
Record unemployment in Greece shows the damage caused by austerity policies is far from over.
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By Alan Pyke on February 11, 2014
"I do not hesitate to collect a deer carcass from the roadway," said Maine State Trooper Jon Brown.
Corporate tax liability currently stops at the "water's edge" in most states, but it doesn't have to.
By Annie-Rose Strasser on February 9, 2014
Sheriff Jim Pitts's plan will charge inmate $6 for meals, $10 for visits to the doctor, and $5 for getting booked.
By Alan Pyke on February 7, 2014
The government employs three-quarters of a million fewer people than it did at the beginning of 2009 thanks to misguided austerity policies.
By Harry Stein, Guest Blogger on February 4, 2014
New data shows the deficit falling over the next few years, removing Congress's excuse for inaction on the economy.
By Alan Pyke on January 30, 2014
Official economic growth data is in for the last quarter of 2013, and it shows the high cost of Congressional malpractice.
Dozens of states have declared states of emergency in the face of a propane shortage and freezing temperatures.