Nonprofits, states, and local governments now typically behave like big-box stores: same entity, different location. Maybe the aisles run side to side instead of front to back, but largely everything is the same.
As infrastructure reform gears up, policymakers across the country should critically examine federal, state, and local ‘incentives’ propping up the procurement of road salt.
Local leaders have concerned themselves with limiting or banning seemingly innocuous goods and services. Do these measures really benefit local residents?
Politicians can make promises without having to worry about transparency or its consequences, like honesty and effectiveness. Thus, America is drowning in state and local debt.
Tennessee Rep. Steve Cohen has been an elected official since 1977. He has no excuse to pass the buck for Memphis’s problems onto a proposed federal budget.
Don’t just organize marches and rallies. We need to stop expecting Washington to solve our problems, and effect change ourselves.
Christians should appeal to the disillusioned and fearful on left and right, showing them that no president can fix our collective problems.
Yuval Levin’s new book takes a look a ways to keep America from coming apart at the cultural and political seams. Ed Whelan, Rachel Lu, Jonah Goldberg, R.R. Reno, and John Stonestreet weigh in.
Median home values in Houston are only $144,900, despite its boom.
The decisions of our local officials have a far more direct impact on our lives than those of federal officials. Let’s keep it that way.
Wealth inequality? Blame local government, whose meddling in property rights causes artificial scarcity in housing
President Obama’s team has added meat to his My Brother’s Keeper initiative. Here’s a deprecatory ode.
Citizens and local leaders should use the looming pension crisis in many states and cities to release local governments from centralized control.
Gavin Newsom has some good ideas about local governance which he can never put into practice.
Five years later, the Tea Party has gone local.
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