Tag Archives: tax

Ignore the Hillary/Obama charades: NAFTA is good.

Marketplace painted a nice picture of Obama and Hillary’s voracious battle for the crown of ultimate NAFTA hater. This is frustrating. Yes, they’re in Ohio. Yes, they have to cater to the lowest common denominator. Instead, they should rise up … Continue reading

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The City needs congestion pricing.

(Photo Credit) On a recent episode of KQED’s Forum, Dave Iverson discusses the possibility of congestion pricing in the City with two main guests: Ken Cleaveland, director of government and public affairs with the Building Owners and Managers Association and … Continue reading

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How much is a San Francisco taxi medallion worth?

The Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley prepared an analysis of the City’s taxi medallion scheme in 2006. Read it if you have a spare hour or so and if you enjoy these sorts of things. Here’s a … Continue reading

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