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With public sector salaries and benefits continuing to expand at the expense of Rhode Island’s beleaguered taxpayers and business owners, some policy analysts see a historical parallel with the waning days of the Roman Empire. State and local government workers receive a 26.5 percent premium above their private sector counterparts, according to a new study.
If lawmakers in other states had modeled their efforts after those of Rhode Island’s, their laws may have been less susceptible to legal challenges from the ACLU and the NAACP. Sen. Harold Metts, the Providence Democrat who sponsored this state’s voter ID law, points out that voter fraud also leads to disenfranchisement.
By resisting the health care exchange system included as part of the new federal health care law, Republican Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey has put himself in a stronger position to safeguard taxpayer interests, according to key figures in the state’s delegation to the National Convention in Tampa, FL.
Forbes columnist Louis Woodhill praises GOP congressional candidate Michael Riley for emphasizing “pro-growth” policies during event in East Greenwich. Woodhill also compares current economic conditions with the Great Depression of the 1930s and identifies Nixon as the “worst president” of modern times.
In almost presidential election cycle, partisans on both sides claim that the public is about to vote “in the most important election of their lifetime.” This time around, it may actually be true. Our own Justin Katz has pieced together some documentation from the Urban Institute and The Center for Law and Social Policy that demonstrate how Rhode […]