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Support Clean Slate Legislation in Pennsylvania

On behalf of our activist community in Pennsylvania, I urge you to contact your state senator urge him or her to vote YES on SB 529, introduced by state Sen. Scott Wagner (R-York). The bill would enable Pennsylvanians to reintegrate into society without the life-long …

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As Premiums Go Up, Obamacare Enrollment Goes Down

Reports continue to come in about the results of implementing ObamaCare. Recently, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a report on the effectuated enrollment, or in other words selected a plan for the …

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Maritime Regulation: An Outdated Iceberg

Rose George, the author of the book Ninety Percent of Everything, spent several weeks traveling a total of 9,288 nautical miles aboard the Maersk Kendal, a British shipping vessel. In an interview with the Smithsonian, she made a point that most consumers forget about. She …

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Cutting back on Mandatory Minimums: Limiting Federal Power

Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memo to his staff last month that instructs prosecutors to charge suspects with the most serious provable offenses, “those that carry the most substantial guidelines sentence, including mandatory minimum sentences”. Sessions new instructions were met with hostility from former …

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A Digital Bill of Rights to Protect You from Government Backdoors

Over the past several decades cars have become increasingly high tech allowing for computers to take larger roles in the routine functions of the car. Computerized functions have been a boon to consumers, who gain greater reliability and efficiently, but it has also increased the …

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White House Tech Week Features Deregulation and Investment

The Trump White House will seek to boost technology investment with a series of meetings next week. Dubbed as “Tech Week,” the meetings will include Silicon Valley and venture capital heavyweights and will prioritize discussing deregulations that would help investors develop 5g Internet, drone, and …

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Capitol Hill Update: June 19, 2017

Schedule: The House and Senate are in session this week. House: Members will fly in on Tuesday after what was a terrifying and emotional week. Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) remains in serious condition at MedStar Washington Hospital. The thoughts and prayers of everyone at …

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The Unsustainability of SNAP

The Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) program which is within the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) began originally as a way to supplement food that had been deemed overproduced in the late 1930s. It lasted several years until it was deemed no longer necessary …

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Free Markets: A Truth Within Science?

A perfect example of spontaneous order and division of labor can be found in the vast wonder of the universe. I began independently studying quantum physics and mechanics when I was in college and I noticed a very remarkable example of freedom. What looked like …

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When Welfare Doesn't Work, What Does?

America’s welfare system is not working. The War on Poverty has failed miserably , and few in Congress have even broached the topic of serious welfare reforms. Members of the House Freedom Caucus have led the way in the this Congress, but, aside from their …

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