Americans for Responsible Leadership

The Quality Education & Jobs Act – The Trojan Horse that is AZ Prop 204

Proposition 204 is Trojan Horse, an everyday bait and switch scheme of special interests. Prop 204 is a ballot initiative aimed at increasing education funding while hiding a grab bag of scattershot spending to appease special interests. Labeled the Quality Education and Jobs Initiative, Proposition 204 sends billions to the education bureaucracy. It also provides …

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CA: Open Primary ‘Business as Usual,’ Observers Say

SACRAMENTO – California’s reputation for electing ideologues has been a source of endless frustration in the Capitol, allowing the most ardent liberals and conservatives to hold up legislation and block approval of the state budget until one or two finally compromise. Starting this week, it was supposed to be different. When voters passed a 2010 initiative to move …

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The Bureaucracy of Gas

How many blends of gasoline do we use in the United States? Steven F. Hayward, a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute writing for the Weekly Standard, answers the question and suggests a solution to lowering the outrageous prices that Americans pay at the pump. The actual number is somewhere above 45, though hard to …

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