Richer or poorer? West has brighter economic horizon

By   /  April 8, 2015  /  California, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Montana, National, Nevada, New York, News, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Regulations, South Dakota, State Government, Taxes, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

SHINING CITY ON THE HILL: Utah and its capital, Salt Lake City, stand out as the nation's leader for business and growth. according to the American Legislative Exchange Council.

Salt Lake City and New York City are more than 2,173 miles apart, but they are polar extremes for economic growth, according to a national study released Wednesday.

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Nanny of the Week: Get caught wearing yoga pants three times, go to jail for life

By   /  February 16, 2015  /  Montana, National, News  /  No Comments

JUST CALL HIM CAPTAIN TIGHTPANTS: State Rep. Dave Moore, R-Missoula, is on a crusade against tight-fitting clothing - because that's what state government should be used for.

Part 33 of 37 in the series Nanny State of the Week

By Eric Boehm |
Another Republican lawmaker is proving he’s a champion for limited government.
Okay, not really.
In fact, Montana state Dave Moore, R-Missoula, believes government should be big enough to control your clothing choices. He proposed legislation that would outlaw almost any skin-tight clothing […]

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Seen the light? Ohio Gov. Kasich says Bible supports Obamacare

By   /  January 29, 2015  /  Health Care, Montana, National, News, Ohio, South Dakota  /  No Comments

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Matthew 25 includes a call for more entitlement spending and provides biblical justification for Obamacare, according to Ohio Gov. John Kasich.

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Ohio governor slams Obamacare opponents in Montana

By   /  January 22, 2015  /  Health Care, Idaho, Montana, National, News, Ohio, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming  /  No Comments

Photo credit: State of Ohio

Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Wednesday accused Montana lawmakers of letting poor Montanans die by rejecting Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion.

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Ohio’s Republican governor promotes Obamacare while in South Dakota

By   /  January 21, 2015  /  Health Care, Idaho, Montana, National, News, Ohio, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming  /  No Comments

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich promoted Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion while in South Dakota as part of a six-state Balanced Budget Amendment trip on Tuesday.

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Politicians ‘disinfect’ citizenry with dark money rules

By   /  December 28, 2014  /  California, Florida, Massachusetts, Montana, National, News, Ohio, Politics & Elections, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

STIFLING: Texas Election lawyer Trey Trainor says governments can use election laws to " intimidate people into not speaking,” says Trey Trainor, a Texas elections lawyer.

Part 4 of 6 in the series A License to Speak: The Dark Money Deception

By Jon Cassidy |
“Sunlight,” Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis once wrote, “is said to be the best of disinfectants.”
You’ll find the quote in the first sentence of the latest federal appeals court ruling on political speech, like many before it. […]

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