In 1787, there were four federal crimes. Now there are over 4,000. The Code of Federal Regulations runs over 157,000 pages. America is overlawyered and overregulated, and the economy is suffering for it. Congressmen from both parties recognize this. But reform eludes them. It isn’t necessarily their fault. Congress’s institutional structure is geared towards passing […]
Jacqueline Otto is a spokeswoman for the National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action.
The House of Representatives is not exactly a bastion of economic knowledge. But it can be a goldmine for economic educators if they know where to look. Illinois’ 2nd District is a good place to start. Containing parts of Chicago and its suburbs, the district is currently represented by Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. He recently […]