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Bidenomics Slush Fund Wasted on COVID-19 Vaccine Lotteries

Posted December 5, 2023

Between May and July 2021, 20 states implemented COVID-19 vaccine lotteries in an attempt to increase vaccination rates. The potential lottery winnings were considerable. For instance, awarded a top prize of $5 million in cash for getting vaccinated.

The Bidenomics Slush Fund: How $350 Billion is Being Misappropriated

Posted December 3, 2023

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The Myth of the Current Law Budget Baseline

Posted November 28, 2023

The Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) baseline is often described as reflecting current law, but a from the Economic Policy Innovation Center reveals this is a myth.The official CBO baseline would be more accurately considered a hybrid of a current

The Myth of the Current Law Baseline: Keeping Spending High is a Policy Choice

Posted November 28, 2023


The Need for Oversight of ARPA Anomalies

Posted November 20, 2023

(Samuel Corum/Bloomberg via Getty Images)ARPA’s Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery FundsPresident Biden’s (ARPA) established the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF) program. The SLFRF has been authorized at a level of approximately

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