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Next Step for the Tax Modernization Committee

October 21, 2013

As of last Friday, all five of the public hearings hosted by the Tax Modernization Committee are in the book. The ideas for the committee were as vast as the number of testifiers and attendees.  Here is our testimony:   Statement for the Tax Modernization Committee public hearing October 17, 2013 Chairman Hadley and Members [...]

Experts Speak on KXL in York

October 02, 2013

Pipeline and other experts in fields surrounding oil transportation spoke in York yesterday on the topic of the Keystone XL Pipeline (full story from Omaha World Herald can be found here). Experts included Brigham McCown, former head of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, J. Berton Fisher, a hydrologist who regularly testifies as a legal expert on environmental [...]

Obama’s New “Green” Tax

September 26, 2013

President Obama wants to levy a new tax on Americans. What’s a carbon tax? A carbon tax is basically, if you don’t conform to his way of thinking “green”, you will be punished and charged for it. This will not only lead to skyrocketing energy prices, but it also will force energy companies to consider [...]

Want An Exemption From ObamaCare?

September 26, 2013

President Obama’s signature piece of legislation, the Affordable Care act, has proven to be anything but. As costs rise and problems associated with the law come to the forefront, more and more of the well-connected and elites have taken measures to excuse themselves from the burdens. Obama claimed, “If you like your plan, you can [...]

Watch Out NE Ind. Market, You’re In For a Doozy

September 25, 2013

What you are about to read may cause fainting, sudden angry outbursts, and shock only treatable with the repeal of ObamaCare.  Please sit down. Avik Roy and colleagues at the Manhattan Institute have released their findings on the individual health insurance markets in states that data is available for.  The authors compare the five cheapest [...]