by Tho Bishop, Mises Institute Just days after Donald Trump accused the Federal Reserve of playing politics with low interest rates during the first presidential debate,Congressman Scott Garrett challenged Chairman Janet Yellen today on whether Fed officials were guilty of playing politics this campaign season. In particular, Garrett questioned the actions of Fed Governor Lael…Details
CAPAF portrays the U.S. Department of Education as all gain, and it’s possible ending all pain. But there is a whole other side to federal education meddling: costs. And they are big.Details
by Ryan McMaken, originally published at Mises.org.
Last year, we covered a story coming out of Texas in which the state government was planning to institute a state-controlled “gold depository” that would allow individuals to store their gold in a presumably safe place outside the United States banking system.Details
via Ron Calzone, Missouri First
The Missouri House Emerging Issues Committee voted to “do pass” HB 2235 and bring Missouri into compliance with the REAL ID Act. The next step is in the Select Committee on General Laws, which will probably vote on it Tuesday and pass it on to the full House, unless we convince them otherwise.Details
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Oct. 13, 2015) – On Sunday, California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed a bill that would have effectively nullified in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that prevent terminally-ill patients from accessing experimental treatments.Details