“One person was dead as massive wildfires in drought-parched Colorado and New Mexico burned out of control, while Western lawmakers pleaded for updates to an aging U.S. aerial firefighting fleet needed to combat a fire season that lasts year-round.” Whining for help from Big Government again?
You often hear conservatives complain about the (allegedly) increasing state budget. But as this article from Washington Policy Watch explains, the increase disappears if you adjust for inflation and population growth. Budget with no adjustments Budget with inflation adjustment Budget with inflation and population adjustment See Honey, I shrunk the budget: An honest look at […]
MF Global: The Untold Story of the Biggest Wall Street Collapse Since Lehman “There are plenty of lessons to be learned from MF Global and heart-pounding policy implications; all of which we can count on Congress to ignore at the behest of the Wall Street money and lobby machine until the next epic financial crisis.” […]
At a forum on low income housing and homelessness prevention Friday, August 26, Sen. Maria Cantwell discussed the bill that she is co-sponsoring with Republican Sen. Olympia Snowe to extend and strengthen the affordable housing tax credit. The forum took place at the Salishan housing development in Tacoma and was attended by about 300 people […]