Hurray for Tax (Credits) Day!

Today, April 15th, is tax day. As a society, we rely on taxes to maintain infrastructure and services we largely take for granted: public education, the roads and bridges we drive on, the water we drink, the health inspectors...

Economic hardship hurts Arkansas kids

Economic hardship during childhood is the leading Adverse Childhood Event (ACE) in Arkansas. It is associated with learning and behavioral problems for students early on and can lead to health problems later in life, according to a new report...

In defense of the poor

Two outstanding critiques of some recent false claims that the poor don’t pay taxes landed on our desks today. The first, from our sister organization in Iowa. Peter Fisher, research director of the Iowa Policy Project, notes that the...