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2015/07/02 22:42
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Good tax policy advocates have looked aghast at recent developments in Kansas, Louisiana, and Maine. Whatever your view on the appropriate size and role of government, there are right and wrong ways...
2015/07/02 22:42
2015/07/02 22:42
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2015/07/02 10:48
2015/07/02 10:48
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With a record Perhaps the biggest lie of the 2016 election is that the GOP field this cycle is substantially stronger and more serious than in 2012. (See, for example, Larry Sabato re: Rick...
2015/06/29 21:41
2015/06/29 21:41
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And, he's off….finally. Gov. Bobby Jindal threw his hat into the presidential ring. He delivered a short, red-meat laden speech at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner late Wednesday afternoon, filmed...
2015/06/26 22:58
2015/06/26 22:58
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This is a sampling from Bay Area News Group's Political Blotter blog. Read more and post comments at www.ibabuzz.com/politics. Candidates in California's 2016 U.S. Senate race continue to roll out...
2015/06/26 00:03
2015/06/26 00:03
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LANSING, Mich. — In an effort to push forward reforms on Michigan’s controversial civil asset forfeiture laws, both prominent conservative and progressive groups joined forces Thursday to advocate for...
2015/06/25 10:40
2015/06/25 10:40
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Jindal was the first Indian-American to become a US governor Washington: A former McKinsey management consultant, Bobby Jindal was the first Indian-American to become a US governor. In a similar vein...
2015/06/25 00:39
2015/06/25 00:39
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And, he's off….finally. Gov. Bobby Jindal threw his hat into the presidential ring. He delivered a short, red-meat laden speech at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner late Wednesday afternoon, filmed...
2015/06/24 12:41
2015/06/24 12:41
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Before Jindal embraced the cause in his opening address of the just-completed legislative session, the governor was an avid proponent of tax giveaways offered in the name of economic development....
2015/06/24 08:20
2015/06/24 08:20
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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg) Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a one-time rising star in the Republican Party now struggling to become one again, will announce Wednesday afternoon...
2015/06/23 22:46
2015/06/23 22:46
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A number of top progressive and conservative groups are banding together for a new campaign dedicated to reforming civil asset forfeiture, a controversial practice that allows law enforcement to seize...
2015/06/22 10:09
2015/06/22 10:09
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Last Tuesday in Topeka, Governor Sam Brownback of Kansas signed a $15 billion state budget that squeaked through the Republican-dominated Legislature after an unprecedented, 113-day session—more than...
2015/06/20 23:39
2015/06/20 23:39
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If the Legislature goes along with Jindal’s pivot on tax giveaways, the resulting windfall would plug roughly one-third of the $1.6 billion shortfall in the 2015-16 state budget. Nearly three-fourths...
2015/06/20 23:39
2015/06/20 23:39
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When it comes to decrying the evils of “corporate welfare,” Gov. Bobby Jindal is the wrong messenger — almost comically so. Before Jindal embraced the cause in his opening address of the...
2015/06/18 10:48
2015/06/18 10:48
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Nowadays, states are often referred to as “laboratories of democracy,” based on a line from Justice Louis Brandeis stating federalism allows that “a single courageous State may, if its citizens...
2015/06/18 00:39
2015/06/18 00:39
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The legislative session ended just three days before the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, but the spirit of Runnymede failed to invade Baton Rouge. While the barons stuck it to King John,...
2015/06/17 20:19
2015/06/17 20:19
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Brigade, a new app that is a social network for politics, launched in private beta on June 17. (Courtesy of Brigade) We often hear that Millennials are disengaged and disillusioned with the U.S....
2015/06/17 03:53
2015/06/17 03:53
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Credit card companies Visa, Eftpos distance themselves from interchange fee campaign Visa and Eftpos have both distanced themselves from a campaign opposing Reserve Bank of Australia’s plans to...
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2015/06/16 23:40
2015/06/16 23:40
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The main event during Louisiana’s recently wrapped-up legislative session, of course, was the budget fight, and the results there were mixed. Lawmakers managed to avoid catastrophic cuts to higher ed...
2015/06/16 22:53
2015/06/16 22:53
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Gov. Sam Brownback wagged a finger at Democrats on Tuesday but declined to condemn fellow Republicans who chose not to support legislation raising state taxes and putting in place a strategy for...
2015/06/16 19:53
2015/06/16 19:53
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A prominent Republican told me last week he believes the gridlock that caused the Kansas Legislature to go 23 days overtime, at a cost of nearly $1 million, was probably a good thing — in the long...
2015/07/02 22:42
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