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American Encore has proudly joined a coalition of 32 other organizations in opposition to appropriations bills in the upcoming lame duck session of Congress.  Senators and Representatives who have been rebuked by the voters and are on their way out the door should not decide the spending levels of the government or be given a chance to extend corporate welfare to favored groups.  The current...

American Encore has joined with 17 other organizations in opposition to a newly proposed Department of Education rule.  This proposed rule would allow students to seek tuition debt forgiveness at taxpayer expense if the schools made a "substantial misrepresentation." This overly broad and vague language could cost taxpayers tens of billions of dollars.  The coalition's letter to the Department...

Stories on mass transit have appeared in the media lately that at first glance are not connected but when taken together illustrate important differences in how government and the private sector approach economic development.  All politicians like to have their names attached to so-called public works programs and transportation is especially susceptible.  It is an opportunity to stand before...

It's Time for an American Encore