Tenth Amendment Center Responds to White House Press Secretary’s Comments About Federal Marijuana Enforcement

Shortly after claiming that Pres. Trump is a “firm believer in states’ rights,” White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer today said it’s likely the Justice Department will try to ramp up federal enforcement efforts against recreational marijuana states.

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Rediscovering The Tenth Amendment?

It is not often the Tenth Amendment gets mention during a legislative committee meeting. Even less often is it referred to accurately or in a positive way.

So, I was pleasantly surprised to see this occur at a Washington House Education Committee meeting discussing the role of the federal government in education during a presentation by Lee Posey, federal affairs counsel for National Conference of State Legislatures.

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Janet Yellen Grilled on Federal Reserve Partisanship

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…

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Mississippi Republican Leadership Helps Status Quo, Rejects Bills to Withdraw from Common Core

JACKSON, Miss. (March 4, 2016) – This year, several bills were introduced in the Mississippi legislature that would have rejected the Common Core education standards and replaced them with local and state alternatives. Unfortunately, they were killed by Republican House and Senate leadership without receiving so much as a vote or even a committee hearing.

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Virginia Republican House Leadership Chooses Federal Supremacy; Kills Legislation to Block Federal Gun Control

Leadership in the Virginia House of Delegates took an ax to legislation that would have defended Americans’ gun rights against unlawful federal intrusion, killing three bills to support the Second Amendment without so much as a vote.

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