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Removing Coal from the Energy Mix

The consequence for your electricity bill.  In 2013, President Obama’s Climate Action Plan laid out a plan to make the U.S. a leader in the effort to address global climate change. In June 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promulgated … Continue reading

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WyLiberty Attorneys File Lawsuit Challenging Aggregate Political Contribution Limits

CHEYENNE – Wyoming Liberty Group attorneys filed suit in the Wyoming federal district court today against Wyoming Secretary of State Max Maxfield, challenging the aggregate two-year individual contribution limit of $25,000 under Wyoming law as an unconstitutional abridgment of free … Continue reading

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Federal Courts Spar over Affordable Care Act Tax Credits

Today, two U.S. Courts of Appeal issued contradictory rulings on a key aspect of the Affordable Care Act.  At issue in both cases was whether tax credits would be available for individuals purchasing health insurance outside of a state-run exchange. … Continue reading

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Civil Forfeiture is a Problem in Wyoming

Last week, at the meeting of the Joint Judiciary Committee of the Wyoming Legislature in Newcastle, I testified in favor of two bills that, if passed, will reform the practice of civil forfeiture in Wyoming. Both bills would bolster due … Continue reading

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WyLiberty Attorney Testifies in Favor of Civil Forfeiture Reform Bills

NEWCASTLE, WY – Wyoming Liberty Group staff attorney Steve Klein testified before the Joint Judiciary Interim Committee of the Wyoming Legislature today regarding two committee bill drafts that would substantially change the practice of civil forfeiture in Wyoming. “The Wyoming … Continue reading

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Exposing the Campaign Finance Lobby

Sometimes it is difficult to show how the First Amendment and campaign finance reform are relevant to most Americans.  But recent statements from a leading advocate of reform illustrate the significance of these issues.   In April, the Democracy Alliance … Continue reading

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Wyoming Telecommunications: A Case for Sunset

These relatively modest steps towards deregulation will help Wyoming transition to a free market in telecommunications. Deregulation leads to a more competitive and, ultimately, a more consumer friendly environment. Continue reading

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Minimal Impact: The Wyoming Universal Service Fund

When a government fund exists to provide a small subsection of the state with a benefit of $3.55 per month, how essential can that fund be? Continue reading

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Rural Land is Property Too

Our founding fathers protected property rights not because of some abstract theory of independence and individual liberty symbolized by land ownership but because they understood that land is the essential foundation for economic productivity and sustenance that the rest of any economy is built upon. Continue reading

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WyLiberty Attorneys File for Preliminary Injunction in Wyoming Free Speech Case

CHEYENNE – Wyoming Liberty Group attorneys filed a motion for preliminary injunction in the case Wills v. Mead today, asking the Wyoming federal court to block the enforcement of a state law that prohibits minor party and independent candidates from … Continue reading

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