Posts by Craig Eyermann
Craig Eyermann is a Research Fellow at the Independent Institute, Managing Director of Political Calculations, and the creator of the Government Cost Calculator at MyGovCost.org.
The Rise of Zombie Governments


State gov.s omit pension obligations to hide insolvency.

Timber Subsidies Like “Crack for the Agricultural Community”


Conservative Reserve subsidy proves counterproductive.

The Federal Student Loan Fiasco


$1.2 trillion borrowed to fund Federal Direct Student Loan Program.

What Is Your State’s Fiscal Health Ranking?


Poor fiscal health calls for reform and law enforcement.

Federal Spending Drives Budget Deficit in 2018


Despite tax cuts, tax revenue actually increased in FY18.

How Does Your State Rank on Individual Taxes?


Individual income tax indicates states’ business tax climate.

Debt Trap Diplomacy


U.S. taxpayers to pay the price for countering China’s Belt and Road Initiative.

The Return of Trillion Dollar Deficits


Federal Student Loan program driving national debt.

Binge Spending by Government Bureaucrats


With the close of FY18 looming, federal spending is expected to skyrocket.

President Trump Starts Signing 2019 Spending Bills


The proposed spending bill funds key programs at a hefty price tag.

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