Tax reform or another #infrastructure #stimulus

By taxing accumulated off-shore earnings and changing depreciation schedules, would a one-time bump in tax revenues from these adjustments amount to a stimulus?

Sounds like it, especially where the alleged intent of President Obama is to use the one-time bump to pay for infrastructure projects.

Of course, Republicans are skeptical, not knowing whether spending would be kept to transportation infrastructure or pay for “phony” infrastructure like skateboard parks, greenified buildings and the like …

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Alton Drew brings a straight forward and insightful brand of political market intelligence. Alton Drew graduated from the Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in economics and political science (1984); a Master of Public Administration (1993); and a Juris Doctor (1999). You can also follow Alton Drew on Twitter @altondrew.
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