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Matt Hurley writes from Dayton, Ohio.

Matt Hurley writes from Dayton, Ohio.

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April 27, 2017
By Matt Hurley
The Ohio Legislature is considering bills to free local governments from prevailing-wage requirements for partnerships with private businesses on capital infrastructure projects.
April 26, 2017
By Matt Hurley
The U.S. House of Representatives is considering a bill to change how the federal government spends the proceeds from local and state law-enforcement agencies’ use of civil asset forfeiture.
March 6, 2017
By Matt Hurley
Missouri is joining the growing number of states where union membership in a place of work is voluntary.
March 1, 2017
By Matt Hurley
Wisconsin state Sen. David Craig (R-Town of Vernon) is sponsoring a bill that would restrict local and state government agencies’ ability to take citizens’ property without criminal convictions under a process called civil-asset forfeiture.

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