Video: South Dakota Means Business

South Dakota’s new ad campaign targets Minnesota businesses that have been burdened by recent government overreach and unprecedented regulation.

Michigan Governor Compares Stay-At-Home Order with WWII Policies

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said that during World War II, no one protested having to drop what they were doing to build tanks and ration food, but, in fact, they did.

Vander Hart: The Bill of Rights Is Not Above Any Governor’s Pay Grade

Shane Vander Hart: Contrasting N.J. Gov. Phil Murphy’s and S.D. Gov. Kristi Noem’s response to COVID-19 it’s clear he does not understand his job, she does.

North Carolina is the Gold Standard for State Tax Reform

John Hendrickson & Joseph Coletti: The Tar Heel state has successfully reduced tax rates, while controlling the growth of spending and funding the priorities of state government.

S.D. House Passes Bill Prohibiting ‘Sex Change’ Treatment for Minors

The South Dakota House of Representatives passed 46 to 23 a bill that prohibits medical professionals from performing “sex change” procedures on minors.

Eight Texas Towns Become Sanctuaries for the Unborn

Big Spring, Colorado City, and Rusk join five other communities in Texas that have taken bold steps toward further reducing abortions by passing anti-abortion ordinances.

Targeting Democrat Support of Extreme Gender Policies Showing Impact in Kentucky

Campaign for American Principles dropped their second ad in Kentucky’s gubernatorial race noting a shift toward Gov. Matt Bevin after their first ad.

Pointing Out Democrat Support for Extreme Gender Policies Could Be a Winning GOP Strategy

An ad in Kentucky’s Governor’s race blasts Andy Beshear for his support of a law that allows biological men identifying as transgender in women’s sports.

Minnesota State Rep: Omar “Most Crooked Politician in Minnesota History”

Minn. State Rep. Steve Drazkowski accused U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar of campaign finance ethics violations, tax fraud, immigration fraud, bigamy, and perjury.

Clash of Titans: Marijuana Legalization and the 2nd Amendment

Pat Nicklaus: Marijuana, even if it’s legal at the state level, is still a Schedule 1 drug at the federal level. Possessing pot and a firearm is a felony.

Missouri and The Death of a Political Activist

Pat Nicklaus: We recently moved to Missouri. I was excited to meet other like-minded conservatives and I got extremely jazzed when it seemed like I was meeting several. “Seemed like” being the operative words in that sentence.

The Top 15 Most Popular Governors Are Republican

The top 15 most popular Governors are Republican according to Morning Consult, with three of the top five being from traditionally blue states. Even so, Democrats will start to close their gubernatorial gap compared to Republicans in 2018 in states like Illinois, Maine, and New Mexico.

The North Carolina Growth Story Continues

John Hendrickson: Opponents of tax reduction balk at North Carolina’s historic tax reform as an example that pro-growth tax policies only lead to the bleeding of essential state services. They are wrong. 

Utah Passes a Common Sense Parenting Bill

Shane Vander Hart: Utah added to their state’s definition of neglect that parents allowing their children to be self-sufficient is not to be considered neglect by overzealous caseworkers and police.

Reducing Government Spending: It Can Be Done

John Hendrickson: Nebraska’s Governor Pete Ricketts (R) can serve as an example for Iowans as he is leading his state’s effort to reform spending, which is not only sound policy for taxpayers but also for economic growth.

It’s Too Early to Think About the 2020 Iowa GOP Caucus

It is too early to speculate whether Republican elected officials coming into the state of Iowa plan to challenge Donald Trump and whether it is welcome.