Jacob Leibenluft

Jacob Leibenluft is a senior advisor at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017
GOP Process Designed to Obscure Tax Plan’s Effects
Congress is moving forward with reckless speed on a tax plan that touches most aspects of the federal tax code. Less than two months after the House Ways and Means Committee proposed its first legislative draft, Republican leaders are seeking to send a bill to President Trump’s desk before...
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Thursday, November 16, 2017
Senate Tax Bill Revisions Make Its Fundamental Tradeoffs — Big Tax Cuts for the Top, Little Gain for Low- and Moderate-Income Families — Even Harsher
The revised tax bill [1] from Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch takes his original bill [2] — which already provided large tax cuts to the wealthy and profitable corporations, raised taxes on millions of households, and did little if anything for millions more — and makes it even worse...
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Thursday, June 22, 2017
Once Passed, Medicaid Cuts Won’t Be Easily Reversed
Despite promises that the emerging Senate health bill will moderate the health coverage cuts in the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA), the Senate not only is retaining the House bill’s fundamental restructuring of the Medicaid program — a “per capita cap” on federal funding — but is...
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