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Benjamin Dietderich writes from Hillsdale, Michigan.

Benjamin Dietderich writes from Hillsdale, Michigan.

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May 15, 2018
By Benjamin Dietderich
President Donald Trump promoted his plan to use a mix of taxpayer-funded debt financing, public-private partnerships, and direct taxpayer funding to spur infrastructure construction.
April 27, 2018
By Benjamin Dietderich
Time ran out for a bill that would have forced Idaho residents with complex medical conditions off of their private health insurance plans and onto Medicaid rolls.
March 6, 2018
By Benjamin Dietderich
The Alabama state Senate Judiciary Committee approved a bill to restrict the ability of local and state police to take ownership of citizens’ property without a criminal conviction.
February 5, 2018
By Benjamin Dietderich
The U.S. Congress approved a resolution extending a deadline to set new spending levels after Democratic Party members tried to use the temporary lapse of funding to secure changes to immigration law.

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