CEI Weekly: Happy Tax Day!

by Nicole Ciandella on April 20, 2012

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CEI Weekly is a compilation of articles and blog posts from CEI’s fellows and associates sent out via e-mail every Friday. Also included in the weekly newsletter is a brief description of CEI’s weekly podcast and a feature on a major CEI breakthrough made during the week. To sign up for CEI Weekly, go to http://cei.org/newsletters.

April 20, 2012

>> FEATURE

Americans suffered through yet another Tax Day this week. Doing your taxes is an exhausting process—and when you’re finally done, chances are  you owe the federal government a fat check. Warren Brookes Fellow Matt Patterson talks about what the federal government is doing with all those tax dollars in “The Tax Man Cometh — and Taketh.”

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