Tad DeHaven

Budget Analyst, Cato Institute

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Budget analyst with the libertarian Cato Institute; former deputy director of the Indiana Office of Management and Budget and a budget policy advisor to Republican Senators Jeff Sessions and Tom Coburn

Tad DeHaven on KCRW

The recession is wreaking havoc with state governments all over the country by vastly reducing the revenues they depend on from taxes on property, sales and income.  Last night,…

Will the Recession Push State Governments to Shut Down?

The recession is wreaking havoc with state governments all over the country by vastly reducing the revenues they depend on from taxes on property, sales and income.  Last night,…

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States all over the country are losing revenue.

Will the Recession Force State Government Shutdowns?

States all over the country are losing revenue.

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