Chuck DeVore
Chuck DeVore
Chuck DeVore
Chuck DeVore is vice president of national initiatives at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, a former California legislator, special assistant for foreign affairs in the Reagan-era Pentagon, and a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army (retired) Reserve. He's the author of two books, "The Texas Model: Prosperity in the Lone Star State and Lessons for America," and "China Attacks," a novel.
State Pension Systems Want Your Retirement Savings To Bail Them Out

California Gov. Jerry Brown just signed a law that requires a 3 percent payroll deduction for retirement accounts, with the money going to the state for safekeeping.

How To Decide Whether To Launch Our Military

The United States has not always launched its military to endless, fruitless engagements abroad. By following these criteria we can see more victory and less wasted money and blood.

How Fracking Saved Renewable Energy In California

If you want low energy costs, live in a red state.

First, The EPA Came For The Navajo; Next, They’re Coming For Everyone

The Environmental Protection Agency is making it harder for the Navajo to run energy plants that produce jobs and cheap, reliable energy. Next, we’re all paying a third more for energy.

Progressivism Comes Home To Roost At Claremont McKenna

Before campuses became universally accessible to those with marginal grades and a chest full of borrowed federal Monopoly money, they were frequently competitive places.

Ballot Initiatives Weaponize Emotion To Centralize Power

California’s high court seems set to allow a popular vote on the meaningless Citizens United ballot initiative in the November 2016 election.

How Government Kills Two Income Classes With One Stone

New data demonstrates how big-government policies simultaneously raise housing costs for the poor and commuter headaches for the middle class.

Local Governments Are The Source Of Housing Inequality

Wealth inequality? Blame local government, whose meddling in property rights causes artificial scarcity in housing

America’s Future: California Or Texas?

If California is America’s future, then that future is overrun with poverty.

California’s Unsustainable Comeback

Is California really heading into economic boom times again, or is the Golden State setting itself up for another bust?

America’s Foreign Policy Must Be Sustainable In Public Opinion, Too

Extending a conflict, no matter how justified, into a long, contested occupation, will only sap national morale and embolden our enemies.

Want to Increase Trust in Government? Here’s How.

Cut taxes, build roads, curtail frivolous lawsuits and let people defend themselves.