Aug 30

NTUF's Michael Tasselmyer stops by an abbreviated Labor Day podcast to talk about some legislation that you might not have taken note of...

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Aug 22

NTU Federal Affairs Manager Nan Swift explains how a dispute over who inspects catfish could get so complicated (hint: government) and cost so much. Then, NTU State Affairs Manager Lee Schalk lends a much needed state update as election season nears and taxes are on the ballot. Plus, the Outrage of the Week is a big one!

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Aug 14

Pete & Doug have a great discussion on the potential havoc of an Internet tax scheme like Marketplace Fairness Act with small business owner Linda Remeschatis of WisconsinMade. A final pair of interns stop by to lend insight into NTUF's work - plus, the Outrage of the Week! 

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Aug 08

House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) joins the show to explain what's going on with Ex-Im on the Hill - and why it's so important we put an end to the "Bank of Boeing." Plus, Pete & Doug talk "inversions", FATCA, and good news on the BBA front... And, as always, the Outrage of the Week! 

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Aug 01

... But you got to get the heck up out of here. What's Congress bumbling on budgetary matters before they finally head home for August? Lois Lerner is back in the news with some not-nice words for taxpayers. Afghan reconstruction costs more than rebuilding Europe. More interns invade the podcast. Milton Friedman Day is over, your chance to win 50 bucks is not. Plus, the Outrage of the Week! 

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Jul 25

Congress is trying to duck spending limits, IST 'Road Show' hits battleground states, NTUF's Milton Friedman Day celebration is coming up! All that, and we are joined by Merrill Mathews, Resident Scholar at the Institute for Policy Innovation to examine what went down in the courts this week as we question whether the law matters, or it's open season on legal interpretation. Plus, the Outrage of the Week!

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Jul 18

A lot to cover from Washington as the Senate gets into shenanigans with MFA & the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act, the House stop-gaps the Highway Trust Fund, and the CBO has some gloomy predictions for our nation's fiscal future. Plus, BillTall breakdowns, and a couple more interns stop by. (And yes, the Outrage of the Week!) 

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Jul 11

Pete Sepp's back from the second week of NTU & R Street's Internet Sales Tax 'Road Show' which is touring 20 states to announce poll results that have, so far, shown the Marketplace Fairness Act's brand of Internet Sales Tax is extremely unpopular. NTUF Director of Research Demian Brady sits down to review the big findings from the latest BIllTally study. Plus the Outrage of the Week! 

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Jul 03

Happy 4th of July everyone! We take a look back with three of the best, and also still very relevant, interviews from the past year: Rep. Jeb Hensarling on housing finance reform, James P. Pinkerton of the RATE Coalition on the latest tax reform plan, and John R. Graham of the Independent Institute on healthcare & Obamacare!

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Jun 27

Yes, the IRS has racked up more scandalous headlines, California keeps leading on reckless budgeting, but DC cuts taxes? We chat with a couple summer interns - plus the Outrage of the Week! 

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