Free Beacon Ali Meyer

Ali Meyer is a staff writer with the Washington Free Beacon covering economic issues that expose government waste, fraud, and abuse. Prior to the Free Beacon, she was a multimedia reporter with where her work appeared on outlets such as Drudge Report and Fox News. She also interned with the Heritage Foundation and Pacific Research Institute. Her Twitter handle is @DJAliMeyer, and her email address is

Amended Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Would Lift GDP by 1.7%, Wages by 1.5%, Add 339,000 Jobs to Economy

Tax Foundation says plan is pro-growth and would increase revenues by $600 billion

December 18, 2017

Analysis: A $15 Minimum Wage Will Cost California 400,000 Jobs

California's minimum wage would be more than double the federal minimum wage of $7.25

December 17, 2017

Retail Sales Up 0.8% as Americans Spend More This Holiday Season Than Expected

Economists had predicted retail sales would grow by 0.3 percent

December 15, 2017

Analysis: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Pays For Itself With Economic Growth

House tax reform proposal projected to increase gross domestic product by 0.7 percent

December 15, 2017
Attendees rally on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol building with Teamsters Union retirees who traveled from across the country to voice their opposition to deep cuts to their pension benefits

Unfunded Liabilities of State Public Pensions Top $6 Trillion in 2017

Cost of unfunded pensions totals an average of $18,676 per person in the U.S.

December 14, 2017

Survey: 36% of Obamacare Enrollees Without Subsidies Pay $1,000 Or More in Premiums

More than half of consumers do not know that Obamacare open enrollment ends this week

December 13, 2017

Waiting Times For Canada's Single-Payer Health Care System Hit Record High

Democratic senators including Sanders, Warren, and Gillibrand tout benefits of Canada's system as model for U.S.

December 13, 2017

Tax Expert Touts 20% Corporate Tax Rate, Says Even 1% Higher Will Make U.S. Less Competitive

State and local taxes make a 20 percent corporate tax rate increase to nearly 25 percent

December 12, 2017