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States Will Be Slammed by Default

A federal default could cascade through state governments, forcing tax increases and budget cuts on local taxpayers. Medicaid budgets could be slashed. Federal money for unemployment benefits could halt. State colleges could lose federal grants. The Pew Center on the States reports that …

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Written by Nicole Glass on Wednesday July 27, 2011

Logic More Endangered Than Historic Sites

Who should defend old buildings and determine their historic worth? Even when structures are worth saving, private interests, not government, should decide. As it has every year for nearly a quarter century, the National Trust for Historic Preservation released a list of the America’s “most …

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Written by Eli Lehrer on Thursday June 16, 2011