Legislative Alerts

Sorry, Mr. President, The Internet Isn’t a 19th Century Railroad

November 13, 2014 J

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 […]

Tax Foundation’s 2015 State Business Tax Climate Index

November 12, 2014 J

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.

ALEC’s Report Card on American Education

November 12, 2014 J

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.