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  • A Bilateral Pacific Partnership: The Great Potential of a U.S.–Taiwan Free Trade Agreement image

    A Bilateral Pacific Partnership: The Great Potential of a U.S.–Taiwan Free Trade Agreement

    President Trump’s withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) was a major shift in America’s Asia-Pacific policy. Trump’s repudiation signals his …

  • Strong Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Protections Are the Root of 21st Century Economic Success image

    Strong Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Protections Are the Root of 21st Century Economic Success

    On February 8, the Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce released the 2017 Global IP …

  • Setting the Record Straight on Open Contracting image

    Setting the Record Straight on Open Contracting

    An interesting exchange occurred in the Wisconsin Senate last Wednesday. During discussion of a bill that would prohibit the …

  • State of the State: Maryland image

    State of the State: Maryland

    "It is encouraging that Governor Hogan is looking for ways to reduce tax burdens on hard-working taxpayers, which is a welcome departure from tax-happy past administrations that even taxed rain."

  • ALEC Applauds Confirmation of the Next Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Tom Price, M.D. image

    ALEC Applauds Confirmation of the Next Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Tom Price, M.D.

    Price’s experience in Congress and new position as HHS Secretary will give him broad understanding and authority to repeal the debilitating taxes and subsidies mandated in Obamacare while replacing them with more pro-patient, market-based reforms.

  • State of the State: Oklahoma image

    State of the State: Oklahoma

    Oklahoma’s economic outlook remains bright, despite the recent localized recession as the oil boom crashed to a halt. Rather than enacting these permanent tax increases, a continuation of temporary budget constraints more adequately will preserve the Sooner State’s economic competitiveness.

  • 2017 is Right-to-Work’s Watershed Year image

    2017 is Right-to-Work’s Watershed Year

    Workers should have the right to decide for themselves whether or not they want to join or fund a union …

  • ALEC-FreedomWorks Legislator of the Week image

    ALEC-FreedomWorks Legislator of the Week

    Senator Jim Buck is a native of Indiana and was born in Logansport. He received his B.A., B.S., and M.B.A …

  • State of the State: Indiana image

    State of the State: Indiana

    Governor Holcomb should continue the legacy of his predecessors by ensuring a phase-in of the tax cuts, expanding educational choice, and minimizing intrusive regulations. But attempting to short-circuit organic jobs growth by redistributing tax dollars from the state’s venture capital slush fund strays from good government principles. Doling out favors to politically-connected businesses and attempting to centrally direct sector growth is not reflective of free enterprise. Indiana is well-positioned to benefit from previously enacted reforms. Now is the time to build on this progress rather than engage in transformative retrogression.