STUDY: state and local governments are carrying over $7 trillion in debt.

November 27, 2012

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.

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ACU Applauds Effort to End Abuse of Asset Forfeiture Laws

American Conservative Union Applauds Effort to End Abuse of Asset Forfeiture Laws

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ACU Heads to Boulder, CO for Presidential Debate

**MEDIA ADVISORY** ACU Heads to Boulder, CO for Grassroots Activist Training, Policy Discussions, Presidential Debate Watch Party


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ACU Announces 5 New Board Members

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 25, 2015

For More Information Contact: Ross Hemminger (419) 934-3069

ACU Announces Five New Board Members

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Hillary Clinton’s Voting Rights Speech Forgets Veterans, Ignores Popular Opinion


Written By: Spencer Brown

In a speech on voting rights in Houston, Texas, Thursday afternoon, democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton outlined three groups of disenfranchised

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