Congress has a choice to make, with a deadline of June 30. It can either renew the authorization of the Export-Import Bank — a taxpayer-backed credit agency that picks winners and losers in the marketplace — or let it expire and begin the bank's orderly winding-down.
One of the great triumphs of the so-called environmental movement was the passage of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) in 1969. But in the subsequent decades, the ESA has done more to inhibit economic activity, undermine local conservation efforts, and commandeer private property, than it has done to protect endangered species.

Few understand this better than the citizens of southwest Utah.
Tomorrow the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case involving four separate lawsuits, each dealing with the same question: does the U.S. Constitution require the redefinition of marriage?

The answer is simple: there is nothing in the Constitution prohibiting the states from retaining the traditional definition of marriage as a union between a man and a woman.
Most years we talk about the need for comprehensive tax reform only on tax day, when our opposition to the current code reaches its annual peak. Let's make this year different. This year, let's recommit ourselves to achieving pro-growth, pro-family tax reform not just on tax day, but every day.

Pro-Growth, Pro-Family Tax Reform

Cut the corporate rate to 25%.For individuals and families, reduce the current seven brackets to two: 15% and 35%

Mar 04 2015

Six years after the Great Recession officially ended, most Americans can sense that the U.S. economy is still operating below its full potential. Far too many Americans remain unemployed, underemployed or stuck in jobs with stagnant wages and narrow horizons.

Many are beginning to wonder: Is this the new normal?
Many people in Utah County are concerned about the cost and quality of their health care. As the Affordable Care Act slowly comes into effect, individuals, families, and businesses across the county are seeing firsthand how the law that was supposed to reform our health system has only multiplied problems that had been building for years.
By giving parents more power to invest in their child’s education and to choose what school best meets their needs, the Enhancing Educational Opportunities for All Act takes an important step toward restoring accountability to our public education system—something that has been missing for far too long.
Americans routinely are bombarded with news stories about invasive new surveillance technologies. But Congress has yet to pass even the most basic legislation on the issue: a bill to ensure that law-enforcement agents cannot read Americans' private e-mails without search warrants.