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  • Testimony posted April 28, 2015 by Charles "Cully" Stimson Statutory, Policy, and Constitutional Defects of HB15-1114

    Testimony Before the State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee Colorado State Senate March 23, 2015 Charles D. Stimson Senior Legal Fellow and Manager National Security Law Program The Heritage Foundation Thank you, Chairman Scott and distinguished members of the Committee, for inviting me to share my views on HB15-1114. I am a Senior Legal Fellow and…

  • Backgrounder posted September 1, 2010 by James Sherk The New Face of the Union Movement: Government Employees

    Abstract: Unions have been a familiar part of American working life for more than 70 years. Less familiar is the state of the union movement today: More union members now work for the government than for private employers. The above-market salaries and benefits that government employees receive are paid for by taxpayers. So, the union movement that began as a campaign to…

  • Play Movie Fred Barnes Addresses the Colorado Committee, July 28, 2009 Video Recorded on September 8, 2009 Fred Barnes Addresses the Colorado Committee, July 28, 2009

    Fred Barnes Addresses the Colorado Committee, July 28, 2009…

  • Play Movie Panel Discussion on Free Markets in Colorado, July 28, 2009 Video Recorded on July 31, 2009 Panel Discussion on Free Markets in Colorado, July 28, 2009

    Panel Discussion on Free Markets in Colorado, July 28, 2009…

  • Play Movie Michael Barone Speaks to the Colorado Committee 01/29/09 Video Recorded on March 26, 2009 Michael Barone Speaks to the Colorado Committee 01/29/09

    Michael Barone Speaks to the Colorado Committee 01/29/09…

  • Commentary posted March 20, 2008 by Brian M. Riedl Old McDonald Had a Scam

    Should Taxpayers continue subsidizing millionaires? That's the question Congress is mulling over as it considers reauthorizing farm subsidies doled out by the Department of Agriculture. The agriculture budget totals $25 billion - more than we spend on the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education. Farm subsidies are typically portrayed as a vital lifeboat for…

  • Backgrounder posted November 2, 1993 by Dan Greenberg Should Congress Be Above the Law?

    (Archived document, may contain errors) T 965 November 2,1993 SHOULD CONGRESS BE ABOVE THE LAW Congress] can make no law which will not have its full operation on themselves and their friends, as well as on the great mass of society James Madison, Federalist No. 57 It has been said here many times tonight that we want to treat Senators the same as everyone else Mr.…

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