Nicole Kaeding

Chairman Ryan’s Budget: A Mixed Bag of Reforms

NICOLE KAEDING, CATO INSTITUTE House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan released his budget proposal yesterday, his last as committee chairman. This budget differs greatly from...

More Taxes than Meets the Eye in Obama’s Budget

NICOLE KAEDING, CATO INSTITUTE Yesterday’s budget from President Obama claimed to raise taxes by $650 billion in addition to the $650 billion in tax hikes...

Chairman Murray’s Memo: More of the Same

NICOLE KAEDING, CATO INSTITUTE Today, Senate Budget Chairman Patty Murray sent her caucus a memo on the country’s fiscal outlook. She details the “$3.3 trillion...

Spending Restraint in Arkansas

NICOLE KAEDING, CATO INSTITUTE For the fourth day in a row, the Arkansas House of Representatives has refused to approve the yearly appropriation for its...

Hyping Billions in Taxpayer Spending

NICOLE KAEDING, CATO INSTITUTE In today’s issue of Nature, scientists from the National Ignition Facility (NIF) in California are trumpeting their advance in achieving fusion...