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Study: Low levels of government debt is good economic policy

Suppose you have a financial crisis that devours a large part of your income, putting you and your family at risk. Would you rather have financial flexibility to respond to this situation, with low levels of credit card and personal … Continue reading

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National liberal fiscal insanity, or why Utah needs a spending amendment

As noted on The Weekly Standard blog, the acting director of President Obama’s Office of Management and Budget wrote an op-ed published across the country, as well as put up on the White House blog, claiming that “the President’s Budget … Continue reading

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Special interests go to extremes against spending limits

The following post is a transcript of a 4-minute weekly radio commentary aired on several Utah radio stations: For the last few years, Sutherland Institute has been working on proposed legislation that would use state constitutional powers to limit government … Continue reading

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Capitol Daily Video: spending limit bill debated

The Utah Senate recently debated SJR 22, a bill that would limit the growth of state spending. Watch this video report to see clips of the debate and whether your state senator voted for the bill: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pIMkT7CnJnw You can also … Continue reading

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Capitol Daily Video: government spending amendment needed

SJR 22, a proposed amendment to limit government spending, made it through its first committee hearing last week but has a long way to go. Watch the following video to learn more about why Utah needs a spending amendment and … Continue reading

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Capitol Daily Video: committee approves spending amendment

  SJR 22, a resolution that would limit state spending, cleared its first hurdle on Wednesday. Watch this video report to learn more about how this piece of legislation would benefit Utah: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1e6fZeHhMg&feature=youtu.be

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Capitol Daily Memo: spending amendment advances

  Fans of limited government scored a victory Wednesday night as the Senate Revenue and Taxation Committee passed SJR 22 out with a 4-2 vote. SJR 22 is a Government Spending Amendment to the Utah Constitution that limits state budget … Continue reading

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How Utah can prevent the pain of budget cuts

  Want to minimize the negative impact of spending cuts on public schools, law enforcement and other government services during hard economic times – while also keeping state spending under control during times of prosperity? In the video report below, … Continue reading

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