Tag: Free Markets

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  • “A Destructive IRS Mandate” image

    “A Destructive IRS Mandate”

    ALEC Alumni Senator Rubio and Representative Posey write in the Miami Herald: The U.S. Treasury is proposing an IRS mandate that will require U.S. deposit institutions such as banks …

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    Balancing the Federal Budget Can Start in the States

    Time is running out. Our nation is trillions of dollars in debt without a credible plan to stop spending. The battle in Congress has escalated to a point where …

  • More Energy Mandates Mean Higher Prices image

    More Energy Mandates Mean Higher Prices

    By Robert Bryce About two-thirds of the U.S. population as well as countless businesses and industrial users are now subject to rules that require them to buy renewable electricity. Proponents …

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    Priority-Based Budgeting: Protecting Taxpayers

    By Patricia Cuadros Back in October 2011, Governor Jerry Brown vetoed a performance audit bill from the California state legislature, calling it the “siren song of budget reform”. Soon …

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    Improving Government Efficiency

    Members of the Commerce, Insurance, and Economic Development Task Force are dedicated to making government more efficient, cost-effective and competitive. States across the nation are looking for opportunities and …

  • Free Markets Hold Great Promise for Communications Issues image

    Free Markets Hold Great Promise for Communications Issues

    One of the most pressing issues confronting policymakers today is ensuring there is enough wireless spectrum available to meet our communications needs for the future. Wireless spectrum is the backbone …

  • Exports Can Grow Your State’s Economy image

    Exports Can Grow Your State’s Economy

    States are facing an increasingly international future, and since ninety-five percent of the world’s consumers live outside our borders, embracing export opportunities can be the key to a state’s economic …

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    Budget Transparency Increases Accountability in State Government

    States that implement budget transparency provide the public with information on state spending in an effort to promote transparency and accountability in government. Budget transparency encourages fiscal responsibility and …

  • Resolution in Support of the Keystone XL Pipeline image

    Resolution in Support of the Keystone XL Pipeline

    WHEREAS, The United States relies – and will continue to rely for many years – on gasoline, diesel and jet fuel despite the recent focus on renewable …