Scholars Respond to the GOP Tax Plan
Congress is debating a major tax overhaul. Writing for the media and informing journalists, researchers explain what these tax changes could mean for ordinary Americans.
Jennifer Karas Montez, Syracuse University, "The Assault on Our Education System in the House and Senate Tax Plans Will Literally Kill," OpEd, HuffPost, December 5, 2017.
Drew Halfmann, University of California, Davis, and Steve Lopez, Ohio State University, "The Republican Tax Plan is a Christmas Gift to Big Business and the Rich," OpEd, HuffPost, November 30, 2017.
Robert Glover, University of Maine, "The Senate Tax Plan Would Harm Maine Communities," OpEd, Bangor Daily News, November 30, 2017.
LeAnn Luna, University of Tennessee, “Tax Cuts Would Lead to Deeper, Painful Spending Cuts,” OpEd, The Commercial Appeal, November 29, 2017.
Alexandra Kissling, Ohio State University, “How a Tax Change Could Harm Women,” OpEd, Akron Beacon Journal, November 27, 2017.
Simon Haeder, West Virginia University, “Time for Congress to Stop Chipping Away at Health Care,” OpEd, Charleston Gazette-Mail, November 27, 2017.
Jennifer Wriggins, University of Maine School of Law, “Why We Need the Individual Mandate (and Why Repealing It Would be a Disaster for the Middle Class),” OpEd, Bangor Daily News, November 24, 2017.
Nora Gordon, Georgetown University, cited in “Elimination of Popular Tax Deduction Could Strap Public Schools,” by Martha Dalton, WABE, November 21, 2017.
Robert Glover, University of Maine, interviewed on The Pulse 620 AM, November 20, 2017.
Paul Shea, Bates College, “Republican Tax Plan an Intergenerational Rip-off,” OpEd, Lewiston Sun Journal, November 16, 2017.
Amy Fried, University of Maine, “There is Nothing Populist about the GOP Tax Plan,” OpEd, Bangor Daily News, November 14, 2017.
Carolyn Heinrich, Vanderbilt University, “House Tax Bill Harms Path to Economic Opportunity for All,” OpEd, The Hill, November 14, 2017.
Marcus Anthony Hunter, University of California, Los Angeles, “GOP Tax Cuts Would Hammer California’s Poor,” OpEd, The Sacramento Bee, November 7, 2017.
Anne Mayhew, University of Tennessee, “Budget Cuts Would Hurt More than Tax Cuts Would Help,” OpEd, The Commercial Appeal, November 3, 2017.
Robert Glover, University of Maine, interviewed on The Pulse 620 AM, October 23, 2017.
Robert Glover, University of Maine, “GOP Budget and Tax Plans Would Hurt Maine students, Working Class, and the Elderly,” OpEd, Bangor Daily News, October 17, 2017.