John Hendrickson: The Iowa Legislature has a unique opportunity to enact tax relief by lowering rates across-the-board and begin the process of controlling spending with the 99 percent spending limitation amendment.
The favorite toy of many little (and big) boys is a shiny, new pick-up truck. Pick-up trucks are used for both work and play, by farmers, electricians, carpenters, and weekend warriors. A new 2013 Ford F-150 will run a big boy a minimum of $25,000, and as much as $50,000. Because of this, new registrations […]
This should make Steve Hoodjer proud. The Mercatus Center of George Mason University released a “Freedom in the 50 States” study earlier this week. They rank the states on on their public policies that affect individual freedoms in the economic, social, and personal spheres. They rank Iowa 13th. Iowa ranks 7th in economic freedom, and […]
As the Mercatus Center at George Mason University points out. Other than Switzerland the United States spends more money per pupil (ages 6-15) than any other country – $91,700. Yet many countries that spend far less perform better. Perhaps it’s time to drop the “we need more money” argument? HT: Big Government Originally posted at […]