More than 10,000 people have died of Ebola virus disease (EVD) since the outbreak in West Africa began in December 2013. An epidemic of this magnitude, whether naturally occurring or caused by a biowarfare agent, could compromise both the U.S. health care system and the U.S. military’s ability to defend this country and its allies….
A recent wave of lawsuits against financial institutions accused of processing payments for terror organizations raises serious questions about the use of civil courts to combat terrorism.
Financial discipline at Mexico’s subnational level still has a long way to go if public finance administration is not considered as part of the reform agenda. This article sparks a debate about public financial management core issues perhaps influencing borrowing decisions at the subnational level.
Remote sellers currently cannot be compelled to collect sales tax on out-of-state purchases, resulting in a large decrease in state sales tax revenues. While states may attempt sales taxation on remote sales through use taxes, corresponding tax revenues are minimal. The Marketplace Fairness Act has emerged as a potential solution, albeit with its share of detractors.
The upcoming British general election is the most unpredictable in a generation. This has been the result of a shift in power from the largest two parties to regional and periphery groups. This will have long term consequences for governance and policy in the UK.
National health policy expert Dr. Barbara Gage of the Brookings Institution spoke with the Georgetown Public Policy Review about the results of her Medicare Post-Acute Care Payment Reform Demonstration.
Tax expenditures are a huge part of overall federal spending, but aren’t part of the regular budget process. As we seek to trim budgets, all forms of spending should be on the table.
David Stacy, the Government Affairs Director at the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), speaks with the Georgetown Public Policy Review about how public opinion on same-sex marriage has shifted and how he is optimistic about a Supreme Court ruling.