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As Hurricane Irma receded last September, thousands of Floridians sheltered in 115 well-lit schools, drinking hot coffee and communicating with the world through cell phones charged by solar-plus-storage systems. Funded by a $9.8 million 2009 Recovery Act grant, the solar-plus-storage systems powered the schools despite the overcast weather, while 6.7 million utility customers had no […]

Senators Portman, Brown, Murphy, Graham Introduce “Buy American” Bill to Improve Transparency & Support Manufacturing Jobs In light of evidence that U.S. federal agencies have granted an excessive number of waivers to Buy American laws in the last few years U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-OH), Chris Murphy (D-CT), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) […]

The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) joined today with several prominent progressive scholars, sent a letter (linked here) to Congress urging adoption of a smart, territorial corporate income tax called sales factor apportionment (SFA). While territorial taxes are typically associated with political conservatives, the letter reveals a significant opportunity for cutting edge corporate tax […]