Here’s the situation: You’ve trekked a long way to have Thanksgiving dinner with the whole family. You’re looking forward to grossly overeating and slipping into a carbohydrate-induced coma in front of the TV for three football games or so. But just before you can have that first bite of turkey, your nephew starts sounding off […]
This week, the nonpartisan Tax Foundation released its much anticipated 2016 iteration of the State Business Tax Climate Index. These annual rankings provide policymakers, business leaders, media, taxpayers, and others a useful tool with which to compare tax environments across the fifty states. The index has become an increasingly important indicator as states compete with one another for employers, innovators, workers, and all that they bring with them.
Well, this just confirms what we already figured: while the rest of us struggle to make ends meet, employees of the federal government continue to thrive and be compensated — even when they’re totally incompetent. Being an unelected bureaucrat is a sweet gig, as it turns out. Our own Mac Zimmerman has an editorial in […]
State Policy Analyst Eric Peterson joins Ed to talk about Congress once again kicking the can down the road on entitlement reform.
By Sean Moran Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler must be a betting man, because he can’t seem to stop gambling with the future of the internet. In his latest gambit, Wheeler is betting that the federal courts will uphold his controversial effort to regulate the internet – more commonly known as “net neutrality.” […]