With many cities and states struggling to balance their budgets and financially strained taxpayers unable to sustain liberal spending sprees, elected officials are being compelled to choose between raising taxes and service fees or cutting back on the quality and quantity of services provided.
In today’s edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, Jesse Hathaway, managing editor of Budget & Tax News speaks with Leonard Gilroy. Gilroy is director of government reform at the Reason Foundation. Gilroy joins Hathaway to discuss the benefits of privatization.
President Barack Obama has proposed studying the possibility of privatizing the Tennessee Valley Authority, the nation’s largest government-owned utility. Privatization expert Leonard Gilroy of The Reason Foundation tells Heartland‘s Steve Stanek why the president[…]
As most of you know, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has been doing some amazing things with respect to public-sector unions. Heartland President Joe Bast and I both are Wisconsinites, and[…]
The Juan Williams ballyhoo should be given a proper happy ending, or so says one Slate Magazine writer. Slate.com’s resident power-Libertarian Jack Shafer takes on National Public Radio in his[…]