Election Economics: Too Much or Not Enough Stimulus Spending?

For the first quarter of 2009, GDP declined at a 5.5% rate and, at 7.6% during January, unemployment was rising. With the economy in a tailspin, policy makers wanted to act quickly. Primarily split along party lines, the Congress responded with…

Who Will Pay For Our Roads?

In President Obama’s State of the Union address last January, he referred to the problem of our crumbling transportation infrastructure. One solution is at the gas pump. When you filled your tank, you paid for fuel and probably also a…