In an era when most liberals are busy trying to grow government, Democratic leaders in Minnesota just struck 1,175 laws from the books.
Democratic Governor Mark Dayton pitched the idea of a legislative “unsession” last fall as a way to update and simplify the state’s regulatory structure.
Dayton, who is running for reelection this year, wanted to work less on big social engineering projects and instead focus on more down-to-earth issues like eliminating outdated laws, reforming the business permitting process and putting regulations in plain language.
Working with Republicans…
"Thanks to rockets rising over Gaza, jet debris falling onto Ukraine, and children wading across the Rio Grande, Americans barely have had time to focus on Obamacare. Mounting global and domestic chaos, however, cannot mask forever the deep and severe flaws in Obama’s pet program. From insurance cancellations to premium increases to gross ineptness, Obamacare likely will roar back into the news…[more]