Archive for October 24th, 2016

Grand Theft Education


Monday October 24th, 2016   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 10:22am PST   •   0 Comments

K-12 education gets the lion’s share of California’s budget, largely due to Proposition 98 (1988) author John Mockler, a lobbyist who became a millionaire working both sides of the table. In government monopoly education, the money goes directly to bureaucracies, the state department of education, the county offices of education, and local school districts....
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New Ideas for Regaining Control over Mandatory Spending


Monday October 24th, 2016   •   Posted by Craig Eyermann at 6:35am PST   •   0 Comments

Now that four years of falling budget deficits have officially come to an end, how can the U.S. Congress regain control over federal spending? Previously, we looked at one basic common sense proposal that could slow the spending for the U.S.’ fastest growing mandatory expenditure, Medicaid, but what tools does the U.S. Congress have...
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