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Editorial Advisory Board: Ain’t I a taxpayer, too?

A woman’s right to choose is again center stage, and hearings on anti-abortion bills were the opening acts of Washington’s 2011 congressional theater, where a new conservative majority has given the issue top billing. Relying on an expansive reading of ...

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O’Donnell again sponsors proof-of-citizenship bill

Del. Anthony O’Donnell has sponsored a bill that requires adults to provide proof of U.S. citizenship before they are eligible to receive certain public benefits as a way to stop illegal immigrants from taking advantage of taxpayer-funded services. While illegal ...

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Report: College dropouts cost taxpayers billions

Dropping out of college after a year can mean lost time, burdensome debt and an uncertain future for students. Now there’s an estimate of what it costs taxpayers. And it runs in the billions. States appropriated almost $6.2 billion for ...

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