The Reform Decade

The Reform Decade

Fed up voters rejected a century of anti-reform, anti-business rule in the legislature in 2010 – electing a new...

December 11, 2019

High Tax States Get Religion on Franchise Tax

Spend more Roy Cooper vetoed the reform majority’s plan to cut the business franchise tax. The franchise tax is...

December 9, 2019

Is Arkansas Medicaid expansion the model? Yes. A model of waste and fraud

Here we go again. The News & Observer is banging the drum for Medicaid expansion, calling Arkansas the model....

November 26, 2019

Cooper Pulls a Warren on Franchise Tax

North Carolina is one of only 16 states that imposes a tax on a company’s growth with a direct...

November 6, 2019

Obamacare Expansion Appeasement Didn’t Save Virginia Republicans.

Virginia Republicans passed ObamaCare expansion and lost the Legislature anyway: “Wrestling the House of Delegates and Senate from the...

October 31, 2019

The Indiana Medicaid Expansion Flop

North Carolina Medicaid expansion supporters hold out Indiana as their model. And their model is collapsing like a busted...

October 30, 2019

A New Vaping Tax? Time To Go Home

How many times have conservative reformers signed a pledge promising no new tax increases? And how many times have...

October 29, 2019

Hypocrites on Teacher Pay

Roy Cooper’s press secretary recently tweeted that the Gov is ready to negotiate a teacher pay raise.  Of course,...

October 24, 2019

Obamacare Expansion: Policy Folly, Political Suicide

When Virginia Governor Ralph Northam (of blackface fame) signed ObamaCare expansion, everyone but taxpayers could claim victory. Liberals got...

October 21, 2019

There’s No Money Tree

Do Conservative reformers really think Washington has a money tree to pay for the bottomless pit of ObamaCare’s Medicaid...

October 11, 2019

Louisiana’s Budget Busting Medicaid Expansion: A Warning

House Republicans thinking about voting for Medicaid expansion should watch this video by Louisiana Congressman Ralph Abraham, a doctor,...

October 9, 2019

MEDICAID EXPANSION WOULD COST JOBS

Big Media is putting on a full court press to trap House Republicans into expanding Medicaid under ObamaCare. Swerving...

September 26, 2019

The Medicaid Misfire, Part 2: Giving Cooper Everything He Wants on Policy and Politics

So not only does the State House’s new Medicaid Expansion plan put an enormous amount of trust in Roy...