Thursday, September 20, 2012
Congressional Research Service Report Released: Carbon Tax: Deficit Reduction and Other Considerations
The Congressional Research Service (CRS), the public policy research arm of Congress, just issued the report Carbon Tax: Deficit Reduction and Other Considerations (Sept. 17, 2012). The 37 page report authored by Jonathan L. Ramseur, Jane A. Leggett and Molly F. Sherlock discusses the possibilities and difficulties associated with implementing a carbon tax at the federal level as an alternative for raising revenue. For more information see CRS Report: Reducing the Budget DeficitTax Policy Options (July 13, 2011).