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August 15, 2018
By Madeline Fry
Bartow County, Georgia commissioners have privatized their public ambulance service.
August 15, 2018
By Madeline Fry
Domino’s Pizza is donating $5,000 to the City of Fitchburg, Massachusetts to fund pothole and road infrastructure repairs in the city.
August 15, 2018
By Bonner R. Cohen
President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order (EO) scrapping his predecessor’s ocean policy and replacing it with one de-emphasizing federal bureaucratic control of coastal waterways and adjacent lands.
August 14, 2018
By Brandon Best
Florida voters will decide in November whether to approve the creation of a constitutional requirement making it more difficult to raise taxes.
August 14, 2018
By Leo Pusateri
Voters in Mountain View, California will consider whether to increase the local business license tax in this November’s election.
August 14, 2018
By Samantha Fillmore
Chicago alderman Ameya Pawar (D–Ward 47) is calling for the city government to study the idea of a government-administered universal basic income (UBI) pilot program to provide 1,000 families with a $500 payment every month.
August 14, 2018
By Ashley Herzog
Gov. Jerry Brown of California signed a law temporarily prohibiting cities and counties in the state from enacting new grocery taxes or increasing existing levies on groceries, including sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs).
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August 14, 2018
By Leo Pusateri
The Ohio House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee is considering a bill that would raise taxes on online travel vendors.
August 14, 2018
By Ashley Herzog
An ordinance targeting peer-to-peer short-term housing arrangements has taken effect in New York City.
August 14, 2018
By Sarah Quinlan
The South Boston, Virginia City Council is considering levying a tax on tobacco sales in the city to fund pay hikes for city government employees and pad general revenue.
August 14, 2018
By Richard Ebeling
After the collapse of communism in the 1990s, there was confidence that democracy had won and the market economy had shown its superiority to government planning.
August 14, 2018
By Leo Pusateri
The U.S. Senate is considering a bill that would use Social Security to finance a new paid parental-leave benefit for couples with new children.
August 14, 2018
By Seton Motley
Network Neutrality is absolutely awful policy. It is a huge government imposition on the entirety of the Internet. It has zero business being even considered - by any nation laying even the remotest claim to being a free market economy.
August 14, 2018
By Ashley Herzog
Americans are continuing to return to work and stay employed in 2018 as the American economic machine continues to roar, according to new statistics released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
August 14, 2018
By Colorado state Sen. Kevin Lundberg (R-Berthoud)
As Colorado parents prepared to send their children back to school this fall, they faced yet another school year without a comprehensive educational tax credit system for those who wish to choose options other than the government-run school paradigm.
August 13, 2018
By Jeff Reynolds
Two cases challenging the constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) may require the U.S. Supreme Court to resolve conflicts between earlier decisions reached by judges in lower courts.
August 13, 2018
By Brandi Wielgopolski
With both chambers of Congress having approved House Resolution 2 (H.R. 2), also known as the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 or the “farm bill,” a congressional conference committee will reconcile differences between the two versions.
August 13, 2018
By Jay Lehr
Review of The Price of Greatness: Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and the Creation of American Oligarchy, by Jay Cost (Basic Books, 2018), 256 pages, ISBN-13 978-1541697461, $16.20 on Amazon.com.
August 13, 2018
By Joe Barnett
Tesla announced it is laying off 9 percent of its solar workforce and shuttering a dozen U.S. installation facilities.
August 13, 2018
By Tim Benson
Two new peer-reviewed studies show hydraulic fracturing to produce oil and natural gas is not contaminating groundwater in the Marcellus Shale region of Pennsylvania.
 

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