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July 26, 2016
GOP Issues Blueprint for Tax Reform
House Republicans—led by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Rep.
Employment
August 16, 2018
New York Assemblyman Proposes Janus ‘Workaround’
New York state Assemblyman Richard Gottfried (D¬¬¬–Manhattan) announced he will sponsor a bill to allow public-sector unions in the state to receive taxpayer funding to reimburse the costs of collective bargaining and contract administration.
Education
August 16, 2018
Numerous Texas School Staff Members Earn Six-Figure Salaries, Study Finds
Some 7,000 Texas government school staff and teachers account for $1 billion in annual costs to local and state taxpayers, a new report states.
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Government Spending
August 15, 2018
Bartow County, Georgia Exits Medical Transport Business
Bartow County, Georgia commissioners have privatized their public ambulance service.
Transportation
August 15, 2018
Domino’s Pizza Delivers Infrastructure Grant for Fitchburg, MA
Domino’s Pizza is donating $5,000 to the City of Fitchburg, Massachusetts to fund pothole and road infrastructure repairs in the city.
Entitlements
August 14, 2018
Chicago Alderman Proposes UBI Experiment
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.

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Government Spending
August 16, 2018
By Samantha Fillmore
New York state Assemblyman Richard Gottfried (D¬¬¬–Manhattan) announced he will sponsor a bill to allow public-sector unions in the state to receive taxpayer funding to reimburse the costs of collective bargaining and contract administration.
August 16, 2018
By Samantha Fillmore
Some 7,000 Texas government school staff and teachers account for $1 billion in annual costs to local and state taxpayers, a new report states.
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 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 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 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 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 10, 2018
By Richard Ebeling
In case you have missed them since the early years of the Obama administration, the $1 trillion-a-year federal budget deficits are coming back, beginning with Uncle Sam’s new fiscal year for 2019, which starts on October 1, 2018.
August 6, 2018
By Billy Aouste
Week of July 30, 2018