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Never let a good emergency go to waste

Congress Never Met a Dollar they Did not Want to Waste

The U.S. House is unveiling its new “minibus” spending package.  It is a bill “to keep the federal government funded in the short-term”. This is the second such bill this year for that purpose. Doesn’t it kind of make you want to actually have a budget?

American Federalism

American Federalism Put to the Test

We are about to find out whether American federalism is being put to the test or put to the sword. Illinois Democrats passed a state budget over the weekend.  It kind of makes you wonder why New Hampshire’s legislature is still flubbing around.

Trump Budget Proposal Cuts the Size of the Federal Government

Trump Budget Cuts the Size of the Federal Government

President Trump’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2021 does something we should support. The proposed budget would reduce the size and reach of the federal bureaucracy.  That is a good thing. It is a step in the right direction. As important is the way he has chosen to do this too is significant.