Tag: Taxes

Islamic State monthly revenue drops to $56 million, IHS Says

Islamic State monthly revenue drops to $56 million, IHS Says

Oil production down to 21,000 barrels per day from 33,000; new taxes on broken satellite dishes, fines for driving on wrong side of road The Islamic State’s monthly revenue has dropped by almost 30 per cent in the last year, according to new analysis released today by IHS Inc. The latest report from the team […]

More taxes on Pennsylvania natural gas will curtail job creation – API

More taxes on Pennsylvania natural gas will curtail job creation – API

“The shale revolution that was born in Pennsylvania has saved consumers an estimated $1,200 per household annually” – API The natural gas industry has come out swinging over the Pennsylvania Governor’s renewed call for a severance tax on the state natural gas industry. “Once again, Governor Wolf has renewed his call for a punitive and additional tax on […]

By February 10, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Before recent transfer, Highway Trust Fund had reached its lowest level in years

Before recent transfer, Highway Trust Fund had reached its lowest level in years

Federal gasoline tax raised only a few times since Highway Trust Fund was created, last time in 1993 Earlier this year, the Highway Trust Fund reached its lowest level in decades, ending July at $6.1 billion dollars, according to the US Energy Information Administration. A congressionally approved transfer of more than $8 billion boosted the fund’s […]

By November 11, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Texas or California: Which is America’s future?

Texas or California: Which is America’s future?

Texas economic freedom reduces poverty – DeVore Demographers estimate that in less than 30 years America will be “majority-minority,” with the white, non-Hispanic population dipping to under 50 percent. The future has already arrived in California, Hawaii, New Mexico, and Texas. Of those four states, California and Texas have demographic profiles most closely matching our nation’s demographic future. Which […]

Texas budget a true conservative document, say supporters

Texas budget a true conservative document, say supporters

Texas budget analysis by Talmadge Heflin, director, and Vance Ginn, economist, of Center for Fiscal Policy Before the 2015 Legislative Session, the Texas Public Policy Foundation and the other 14 member organizations of the Conservative Texas Budget Coalition recommended a Texas budget, shown in Chart 1, that increased the budget by no more than population growth plus inflation […]