The simple point is: we need to rethink how we pursue government spending and re-prioritize the numbers we use so that we can start anew. In doing so, remember the following from economist John Maynard Keynes: “Nor should the argument seem strange that taxation may be so high as to defe...
It is time for Delaware to act on sentencing reform.
The importance of sentencing reform to Delaware.
Enrollment in Medicaid in Delaware has soared 70% over the last decade. The projected costs to the State are unsustainable.
Hausers Law demonstrates that taxpyers will only fork over so much of their income to government. Data shows that is true in Delaware as well. If legislators want to grow state revenue, they must growth the economy first.
More confirmation that taxpayers will only cough up a fixed amount of their earnings to the government.
While not all judges are as wise as Solomon, judicial decisions are a cornerstone of our legal system. Delaware’s incarceration rate spiked after adoption of mandatory sentencing was adopted. Bottom line, we may simply have 1500 more people in our over-crowded prisons than is justified b...
Delaware is very close to if not already beyond the point of no return regarding manufacturing, financial and agricultural jobs. It is almost entirely the fault of the General Assembly, the Governor’s cabinet and the Governor. (The greater Northeast also has the same anti-manufacturing v...
When graduating high school students apply for college, they spend a great deal of time researching where they would like to go and deciding where to apply. They research schools, visit campuses and give serious consideration to factors such as cost, social environment, location, academics, etc&hell...
2009 State Legislative Spending Transparency Efforts (preliminary list)