Category Archives: Government Reform

Poll Reveals Voters Are Uninformed About Major Issues

What do voters truly understand about policy issues that have major impacts on society? In the final weeks of 2015, Just Facts commissioned a nationwide poll to scientifically determine this. While most polls focus on public opinion, this one measured … Continue reading

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Is a Constitutional Convention a Good Idea?

Many American’s, including presidential candidates from major political parties, have suggested we have a National Convention to amend the U.S. Constitution, most for the purpose of passing a balanced budget amendment. I must admit at times I thought that would … Continue reading

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Federal Bureaucracy Much Worse than Devine Outlines

Donald Devine could not be more wrong with his data or conclusions (Reagan Idea Could Reform Invisible Bureaucracy, Jefferson Policy Journal, March 19, 2015). He points to the growth of government spending, but the relatively constant size of the federal … Continue reading

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Reagan Idea Could Reform Invisible Bureaucracy

(Editor’s note: Virginia has the largest percentage of federal government employees than any other state. Don Devine was the Director of the Office of Personnel Management under President Reagan.) It is official. Total Federal civilian government personnel have increased from … Continue reading

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Memo To 114th Congress: First, Repudiate Washington’s Ruling

The majority of newly elected members of Congress are men and women who ran and won in direct opposition to President Obama’s policies. But there is more to their victory than a triumph over liberal policies. The 2014 election also … Continue reading

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