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First, Try Not Spending Money

First, Try Not Spending Money

Government spending on new programs often arises from the assumption that only the government can solve the big economic and social problems we face.

By Kendall Cotton

Transmittal update

Transmittal update

This week represents the mid-point in the legislative session and is the deadline for which most general bills must make it to the other chamber to stay alive.

More Spending, More Problems

More Spending, More Problems

Montana currently places no limits on the growth of local government spending, and prudent limits on local spending growth would go a long way to protect the taxpayer.

By Kendall Cotton

How to reduce Montana’s regulatory burden permanently

How to reduce Montana’s regulatory burden permanently

“No government ever voluntarily reduces itself in size. Government programs, once launched, never disappear. Actually, a government bureau is the nearest thing to eternal life we'll ever see on this earth!” – President Ronald Reagan

By Kendall Cotton