Articles written by: Ellen Carmichael

Transparency

Happy National Sunshine Week!

The Advocate got it right. In today’s edition, the editorial board published a piece entitled “Let the Sun Shine In,” a call for total transparency in federal and state government. Their appeal comes in light of the National Sunshine Week, held annually March 15 to March 21, which was established […]

Budget

Mercatus on the Bailout

“If you liked the speed of the Katrina recovery efforts, you’ll love the efficiency of these ‘shovel-ready’ bailout projects.” –Dan Rothschild In a February 25, 2009 Forbes magazine article, Garett Jones and Dan Rothschild of the Mercatus Center at George Mason University parallel the inadequacy of federal efforts following Hurricane […]