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Mandates for Thee, But Not For Me

May 29, 2015

By Eric Peterson Politics is a funny business – one that is all too often defined by the inconsistency, contradiction and hypocrisy of politicians and special interest groups. An example of-this-do-as-I-say-not-as-I-do phenomenon is currently on display in California, a perpetual poster child for political dysfunction.   The saga began in May 2015 when the Los Angeles […]

Prosperity Podcast 7: Prevailing Wage

May 06, 2015

Why do government projects always seem to be so expensive? A major culprit is the prevailing wage which artificially raises the costs of everything from road to school construction. Where did it come from and what states are attempting to repeal this law? Find out on another education episode of the Prosperity Podcast.

Prosperity Podcast 6: Medicaid Expansion

April 16, 2015

Since the implementation of the Obamacare, the fight over medicaid expansion has been ongoing in states across the country. Should states expand Medicaid? What have been the results of Medicaid expansion. Akash Chougule joins the Prosperity Podcast to give us all the details.

D.C. Court Set to Hear AG’s Challenge to EPA Carbon Rules

April 15, 2015

By Justin Sykes The U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington D.C. will take up two important cases on Thursday. They could determine the fate of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, and with it President Obama’s “green” legacy he’s sacrificed so much of America’s economic prosperity to protect. The two cases, one brought by West Virginia, […]

Americans Will Work Almost Four Months Just to Pay for Government

April 01, 2015

By Akash Chougule This week, the nonpartisan Tax Foundation announced 2015 “Tax Freedom Day,” the day on which the American people have earned enough money to pay off their total tax burden. This year, America will work until April 24 – 114 days into the year – just to pay for the government. In total, […]