By Kuper Jones This week, President Obama came out in support of far-reaching new regulations that would grant unprecedented new government control over the internet, threatening the largely free and unfettered market that has allowed our digital economy to flourish. Proclaiming that the web is in need of so-called “net neutrality,” President Obama voiced support […]
Recently, the Tax Foundation released its 2015 State Business Tax Climate Index, ranking the states on the quality of their tax climate for businesses and economic growth. Policymakers and voters alike have realized that the verdict is in. Cutting taxes and creating a tax code with low rates and a broad base means more economic growth, a larger tax base, and most importantly, greater prosperity for people.
Last week, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) released its annual Report Card on American Education, “a comprehensive overview of educational achievement levels” that measures factors such as achievement, standards, choice, and teacher quality. Policymakers should continue to look to model states like Florida and Indiana and realize that families, not bureaucrats, know what is best for children – and the results will speak for themselves.
Issues: Labor, Education & Pensions
The Obama Administration now predicts that Obamacare enrollment for 2015 will be several million people short of what the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) had originally foreseen. Clearly, people are not keen on the idea of paying artificially-inflated premiums for an insurance plan that does not suit their needs.
Issues: Health Care & Entitlements