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High-Speed Rail Is Going Nowhere Fast

States need to hit the brakes on the high-speed rail projects due to how expensive they will cost. 

Frances Floresca February 5, 2021
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PRO Act will Hurt Gig Economy Workers and Independent Contractors

If the PRO Act passes in Congress, many independent contractor jobs could be lost all over the nation. 

Frances Floresca February 1, 2021
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Back to the Future on Green Energy

The President's Executive Order to tackle climate change is the most expensive, expansive, and elaborate ever implemented.

Elizabeth Wright January 29, 2021
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Time to Sink the Littoral Combat Ship

Facing a staggering array of technical problems and deficiencies, the time has come to cancel the Littoral Combat Ship.

Sean Kennedy January 28, 2021
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The Raise the Wage Act will Kill Jobs, Provide Less Pay, and Hurt States

The Raise the Wage Act will kill jobs and hurt states if enacted. 

Frances Floresca January 27, 2021
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The IRS Continues to Send Checks to Ghosts

Almost 1.1 million payments worth $1.4 billion had been paid to dead people. 

Cody Leach January 26, 2021
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Reforms are Needed for Financing the Universal Service Fund

The current funding mechanism for the Universal Service Fund is unsustainable and needs to be reviewed.

Deborah Collier January 25, 2021
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Killing the XL Pipeline is Not the Way to Build Back Better

President Biden’s campaign promise was to “Build Back Better.”  But one of his first actions was to lay off thousands of Keystone XL Pipeline workers, stopping future expansion that would have created 60,000 direct and indirect jobs.

Elizabeth Wright January 22, 2021
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States Should Let Congress Take the Lead on Consumer Privacy Laws

While states should act in the interests of their residents when necessary, privacy is not one of those issues.

Frances Floresca January 19, 2021
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Massachusetts Tobacco Flavor Ban Simply Shifted Markets

Massachusetts became the first state to permanently ban the sale of all flavored tobacco products in an effort to stop youth vaping and improve health.  The law just shifted markets.

Elizabeth Wright January 15, 2021
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Taxpayer Alert - A Massive Stimulus Spending Spree Is Being Unleashed

President-elect Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 "relief" and "stimulus" proposal will unleash a massive spending spree that will waste tens of billions of dollars and fail to stimulate the economy.

Thomas Schatz January 15, 2021
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Occupational Licensing Executive Order Will Benefit Utah Workers

Utah's new governor and lieutnenant governor signed an executive order requiring state agencies to review occupational licenses to ensure they are necessary and not outdated by June 30, 2021.  

Frances Floresca January 12, 2021

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