Tag: limited government

Tag: limited government

  • To My Fellow Federalists image

    To My Fellow Federalists

    We must learn and engage the art of coalition if we are to avoid becoming yet another principled movement whose talk was tough but left empty …

  • State Spotlight with MO Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft image

    State Spotlight with MO Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft

    Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft stopped by the ALEC office this week. While he was here he talked about federalism, limited government and how his father influenced his career.

  • Taxpayers Foot Bill for Union Interests image

    Taxpayers Foot Bill for Union Interests

    Prior to a court case ruling otherwise, taxpayers in the city of Phoenix paid $950,000 a year in salaries and benefits to send six city police officers to …

  • Myth of the Day: Austerity in the Form of Spending Cuts Will Harm Growth and Employment image

    Myth of the Day: Austerity in the Form of Spending Cuts Will Harm Growth and Employment

    The recent debates in state and federal government regarding overspending and massive deficits during a period when the economy is sluggish makes this fiscal policy myth particularly timely. Today’s myth …

  • PPACA on Campus: Professors and Students Lose Out image

    PPACA on Campus: Professors and Students Lose Out

    Evidence of the unintended consequences of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) continue to abound. This time, adjunct professors—a group comprising an estimated 70% of university faculty in …

  • ALEC to States: Repeal Renewable Energy Mandates image

    ALEC to States: Repeal Renewable Energy Mandates

    ALEC adopts Electricity Freedom Act and discusses it on Master Resource (a free-market energy blog). “As the debate over subsidies, handouts, and cronyism for renewable energy continues, so too …

  • ALEC works with lawmakers image

    ALEC works with lawmakers

    ALEC op-ed in the San Francisco Chronicle this morning. “While Washington has become gridlocked and largely ineffective, the real legislative action is happening at the state level. Why? Because …

  • Inside ALEC Takes on Taxes image

    Inside ALEC Takes on Taxes

    “No government ever voluntarily reduces itself in size. Government programs, once launched, never disappear. Actually, a government bureau is the nearest thing to eternal life we’ll ever see on this …

  • Rep. Linda Upmeyer on What ALEC Means image

    Rep. Linda Upmeyer on What ALEC Means

    ALEC’s Second Vice Chair Rep. Linda Upmeyer (IA) writes what ALEC means, and why it is good. Click here for entire article in The Gazette. “I chose to be a …

  • N.J. could use ALEC’s ideals image

    N.J. could use ALEC’s ideals

    The Newark Star-Ledger reported on ALEC last week. We responded with an op-Ed in Sunday’s edition talking about our principles and the real policies New Jersey could use to enhance …