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Prosperity Podcast: Patrick Werner and Worker Freedom

July 27, 2015

Missouri is ground zero for one of the hottest policy battles currently in the States. The Missouri House and Senate passed right to work legislation only to have it vetoed by the Governor. So whats next for the State of Missouri? Tune into find out!

Prosperity Podcast: Highways and the Ex-Im bank

July 17, 2015

With Congress wanting to be on vacation more than most Middle Schoolers, they rush to finish their last piece of must pass legislation, the Highway Patch. This patch is different however as the resurrection of the Ex-Im bank hangs in the shadows. What looks to be Congress’s last big play before recess. Listen to the […]

Another Obama Admin. Official Chooses Private School

July 14, 2015

Like President Obama, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has elected to send his own children to a tony private school, while opposing efforts to allow poorer students across the country the same opportunity.

Prosperity Podcast: Prevailing Wage in Wisconsin

July 09, 2015

It has been a contentious budget season in Wisconsin. One of the biggest fights in the legislature has been over the repeal of the prevailing wage. What is the history of the prevailing wage and why is Wisconsin working so hard to repeal it? Wisconsin State Director Eric Bott join the podcast to give an […]

Mercatus Rankings Confirm Again: Low Tax States Do Better

July 07, 2015

Yet another study has confirmed what we already knew – states with lower taxes do better. Today, the Mercatus Center at George Mason University unveiled its latest report, “Ranking the States by Fiscal Condition.” The report ranks states on their overall financial health, and then assesses each in a variety of categories regarding states’ ability to pay their bills. Overall, the rankings provide more evidence that economic freedom works, and bigger government means bigger trouble.