By Eric Boehm | PA Independent
In a new campaign ad, U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz touts her role in passing the Affordable Care Act and promises to accept federal cash for Medicaid expansion if she is elected Pennsylvania’s governor.
The ad, which began airing today across Pennsylvania, bucks the national trend of Democrats running away from the Affordable Care [...]
Red light cameras are really all about the green, says Colorado state Sen. Scott Renfroe.
Renfroe, a Republican from Weld County, says the automatic enforcement cameras used in a number of Colorado cities are about raising money more than ensuring drivers’ safety. His bill to ban the use of the devices is moving through the Colorado Legislature and could be on its way to Gov. John Hickenlooper’s desk before the end of the week.Read More →
From coast-to-coast, police departments are starting to crack down on individuals considered “likely” to commit a crime, even if they have yet to do so.Read More →
Part 2 of 2 in the series Nanny State of the Week
By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org
MINNEAPOLIS — They came for your plastic bags, and now they’re coming for your take-out trays.
Minneapolis City Councilman Andrew Johnson says the largest city in Minnesota should join an ever-growing list of cities to ban foam containers, like the ones used [...]
Each April 15, millions of Americans dutifully trudge to the local Post Office to mail their tax returns to federal, state and local governments.Read More →