State Rep. Yvette Herrell, R-Alamogordo, thinks New Mexico can do a better job managing its land than the federal government can. Later this week, she will file a bill creating the New Mexico Land Management Study Committee to study whether New Mexicans would be better served by managing their own land.Read More →
Part 16 of 34 in the series Nanny State of the Week
By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org
MINNEAPOLIS — In this space each week, we try to zero in on a single politician, lawmaker or governing body using its power to limit individual freedom and choice in some way.
But, for this week, there is no singular entity or […]
Feds: Hundreds of S.C. illegal immigrants deported annually
By Rick Brundrett | The Nerve
While Gov. Nikki Haley recently expressed frustration about 350 immigrant children placed with sponsors in South Carolina, hundreds of arrested illegal immigrants in the Palmetto State are deported every year, federal records show.
From federal fiscal year 2012 through July 21 of this year, […]
As Virginians celebrate Independence Day — many of them with consumer-grade fireworks they bought from states such as South Carolina — there’s an unseen war waging over attempts to overturn Virginia’s ban on the sale and use of those pyrotechnics.Read More →
It looks a lot like powdered soft drink mix, but don’t get this stuff confused with the Kool-Aid.Read More →
In an attempt to lure businesses to move within their borders, states offer everything from piles of cash to tax-free land and low-interest loans to state tax credits — all in the name of economic development. In theory, the free giveaways will pay for themselves because of increased employment and other economic benefits that come from landing a major industry.Read More →