Why is California’s population falling? Income Tax, plus Climate Tax
California’s history is one of human development in the face of a variable and often hostile environment. The popular
Can California kill the Golden Goose?
Among the tax fights in Washington, none has been more heated than the State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction. But
Western fires won’t halt Westward ho
Western fires of enormous proportions are now tearing through our country. These should have been anticipated but because of externalities, the states burning will have diminished consequences, at least in the short run.
Stress Test the States
State finances offer an enormous systemic risk for the country as we have seen recently. For the too large to fail banks, the remedy for managing this type of risk has been stress testing and it should be extended in a politically appropriate way to the states.