Posts Tagged ‘MyGovCost.org’

MGC Director Emily Skarbek on KMED Radio with Bill Myer: Tax Cuts? Let’s Calculate


Thursday December 23rd, 2010   •   Posted by Lindsay Boyd at 10:51am PST   •   1 Comment

MyGovCost Director Emily Skarbek was a guest on KMED Radio with Bill Myer on Friday, December 17th to discuss the potential financial fall-outs from the latest tax-cut legislation and the importance of personalizing these policies for a clearer understanding of our fiscal conditions. FoxNews is reporting that the latest legislation has produced more favorable…
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The Government Cost Calculator Is Recommended at OpenMarket.org


Thursday November 11th, 2010   •   Posted by David Theroux at 3:19pm PST   •   0 Comments

The Government Cost Calculator has been recommended by Lee Doren at OpenMarket.org in “How Much Does Government Spending Cost.” With never-ending increases in government spending, citizens are often curious how much government actually costs them. In response to this question, The Independent Institute has launched MyGovCost.org, that features the personal government cost calculator to…
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Taking Back America Interviews Dr. Emily Skarbek on the Government Cost Calculator


Wednesday October 6th, 2010   •   Posted by Joshua Kaplan at 4:24pm PDT   •   0 Comments

Dr. Emily Skarbek, Director of the Government Cost Calculator was interviewed on the nationally syndicated web radio blog, “Taking Back America”.  During the interview, Dr. Skarbek uses MyGovCost.org to explain the specific effects of rampant government spending for any individual in America. Dr. Skarbek illustrates how an individual can find out what their own…
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The Jason Lewis Show interviews Emily Skarbek


Monday October 4th, 2010   •   Posted by Joshua Kaplan at 4:31pm PDT   •   2 Comments

Dr. Emily Skarbek, Director of the Government Cost Calculator was interviewed on the nationally syndicated radio program, “The Jason Lewis Show” (Premiere Radio Networks).  Using MyGovCost.org, Dr. Skarbek explains the effects of rampant government spending for any individual in America. Listen to the interview here. Download the mp3 file here.

MyGovCost enables anyone to calculate cost of federal programs


Saturday October 2nd, 2010   •   Posted by David Theroux at 7:45pm PDT   •   2 Comments

In a recent article, the new TV, web and mobile media network RightNetwork recommends the Government Cost Calculator: “A new website created by the Independent Institute—located at www.MyGovCost.org—enables U.S. taxpayers to calculate the cost to themselves of major federal programs, such as Social Security, Medicare, and the economic stimulus package. . . .” For…
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The Costs of the Federal Bailouts


Friday September 3rd, 2010   •   Posted by William Shughart at 12:12am PDT   •   0 Comments

Ever since the bursting of the real estate bubble became evident at the end of 2007, Washington has been on a spending spree to avert events that, in its collective judgment, threatened the stability and solvency of the U.S. financial system and economy as a whole. Although the U.S. economy has experienced recurrent cycles…
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