Shower taxes and the Army in Alaska

Last week we talked about¬†incrementalism in Institutions and Values. Incrementalism is the practice of government agencies increasing their budget requests each year. There's no incentive to decrease spending, and legislators may find it easier to pass slightly larger budgets than to evaluate entire agency budgets anew. Our army classmate Adam contributed this experience: While stationed … Continue reading Shower taxes and the Army in Alaska

I am stoked about my research topic. Nathaniel King for the win.¬†Happy dance. Nathaniel's the public policy librarian at Davis Library. I was starting at ground zero and he pointed me in the right direction today. Nathaniel¬†aligned my search with Library of Congress subheads, pointed me to the most relevant databases for my topic, and … Continue reading