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The Economic Follies of Extending Unemployment Insurance

December 10, 2013 J

By Casey Given In an interesting twist to Congress’ ongoing budget negotiations for the 2014 fiscal year, President Obama called on Capitol Hill last Saturday to extend federal unemployment insurance (UI) benefits set to expire January 1st. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi went so far as to call for no budget deal without unemployment benefits […]

The 2014 Budgets in Three Pictures

April 12, 2013 J

By Jason Hughey President Obama claims that his new budget is a compromise.  In reality, his budget is as bloated and wasteful as the budget proposed by Chairman Murray.  Americans for Prosperity opposed Sen. Murray’s budget on the grounds that it was a tax-and-spend boost for big government.  It did nothing to address our critical […]