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May 8, 2019
By Joe Barnett
The court upheld reform that curtailed employees purchasing service credits to increase their pensions.
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Government Spending
May 8, 2019
By Joe Barnett
“First comes freedom,” said Pete Buttigieg while announcing his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for president on April 14. 
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Government Spending
Government & Politics
Taxes
April 26, 2019
By Joe Barnett
The U.S. Economy Grew at a 3.2 Percent Annualized Rate in the First Quarter of 2019, states a preliminary estimate
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Economy
Taxes
April 24, 2019
By Joe Barnett
Tiny houses don't fit tax and regulatory policies designed for big homes.
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Regulation
Taxes
April 15, 2019
By Joe Barnett
Oregon, taking a bold page out of the progressive playbook, recently became the first state to enact mandatory rent control. Unfortunately, the measure does nothing to address the underlying cause of the state’s housing crisis.
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Government Spending
Taxes
Government & Politics
April 1, 2019
By Joe Barnett
Child Safety Accounts would allow parents to move their children to a safer school.
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Education
March 20, 2019
By Joe Barnett
The United States has the strongest intellectual property protections in the world
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Economy
InfoTech & Telecom
March 6, 2019
By Joe Barnett
Like a train wreck in slow motion, the Illinois General Assembly is moving to fulfill Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s campaign promise to increase the statewide minimum wage to $10, $12 and then $15 per hour over the next few years.
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Taxes
March 5, 2019
By Joe Barnett
When Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., proposed a 70% rate on personal income of more than $10 million, one could easily anticipate this was just the beginning of the calls to soak the rich.
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Taxes
Economy
February 20, 2019
By S.T. Karnick, Joe Barnett
“State and local governments have increasingly been using fines and asset forfeiture to pad their budgets without imposing taxes directly. It is a cowardly and unconstitutional way to raise money while dodging responsibility for it.” - S.T. Karnick
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Taxes
Economy
Government & Politics
 

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