- STUDY: state and local governments are carrying over $7 trillion in debt.
STUDY: state and local governments are carrying over $7 trillion in debt.
New research produced by Harvard’s Institute of Politics (IOP), the University of Pennsylvania’s Fels Institute of Government and the American Education Foundation (AEF) finds state and local governments are carrying over $7 trillion in debt. The new ‘State of the States’ report also offers nonpartisan analysis on the FY 2011 finances and budgets of four U.S. states: Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania – and shows an end to federal fiscal stimulus is causing states to close widening budget gaps by cutting funding in education, infrastructure and other key programmatic areas.
Real Patent Reform Should Strengthen Property Rights, Not Weaken Them
"Preserving America’s spirit of invention and the dynamism of our economy requires the constant vigilance Reagan called for..." [read more]
- Carly Fiorina
Patent Reform Comes At The Expense of Entrepreneurship And The American Worker
“I have long been a critic of China for, among many things, its trade abuses and currency manipulation..." [read more]
- Rick Santorum
Cruz opposes PATENT Act in Senate Judiciary Committee
“We have in our economy I think a particular obligation to protect innovators. To protect the little guy who is inventing the next great invention that will transform the world that we don’t know what it is we don’t understand where it might be going and yet it represents a threat to the status quo. A threat to the giant corporations of today because they are in their garage starting the company that will become the giant corporation of tomorrow.”
- Sen. Ted Cruz
Congress should protect patent system, not weaken it
“In my opinion, the Innovation Act threatens American inventors, particularly individual inventors and those working at small businesses and startups..." [read more]
- Rep. Thomas Massie
The ACU Blog
WASHINGTON, DC – The American Conservative Union (ACU) endorsed State Senator Brian Kelsey for U.S. Congress in Tennessee’s 8th Congressional District, backing up
Washington, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced its endorsement of Congressman Ron DeSantis’ (ACU Lifetime Score: 100%) re-election effort. ACU believes that DeSantis
Washington, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced its endorsement of State Senator Andy Biggs (ACU Lifetime Score: 95%), the leading conservative
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