The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled last week that capital punishment is unconstitutional in that state. Connecticut had recently enacted a law under which the death penalty could not be enacted in future cases but convicted criminals who had been sentenced to death would have their sentences carried out. This new ruling, however, commutes all such […]
Monthly Archives: August 2015
With still no agreement between the state House and Senate on a state budget for the 2015-16 fiscal year that began on July 1, the House and Senate have come to an agreement to grant another continuing resolution – this one until until August 31. State House and Senate lawmakers voted Wednesday to give themselves […]
Hillary Clinton’s $350 billion dollar proposal to make college debt-free for students is intended to get the candidate attention. It's also intended to help her keep increasingly restless college and millennial voters in the Democratic camp next fall. Some credit the proposal for being bold — $350 billion is certainly bold. In my view […]
NC Senate Approves Taxpayer Protection Act: Leftists Dredge Up Debunked Claims About Colorado's TABOR
As the NC Senate approves a Taxpayer Protection Act (TPA), which would place constitutional restraints on the annual growth rate of state spending, create a state savings reserve fund that required 2/3 majority vote to spend down the fund, and lower the income tax cap from 10 to 5 percent, the left has trotted out […]
Video from our July 15th event, School Choice: The Engine of a Growing Economy is now available. Access video and presentations here .