January 2nd, 2019
Cato’s immigration policy team was very busy in 2018. My colleagues David Bier and Andrew Forrester, in addition to some contributions by myself and numerous outside authors like the stupendous Michelangelo Landgrave
December 24th, 2018
115th Congress By The Numbers
November 20th, 2018
Many major political changes over the last few years are related to immigration.
November 13th, 2018
“Jobs smash estimates with gain of 250,000, wage gains pass 3% for first time since recession” - What an amazing headline from CNBC last week and there is no doubt about it—the American economy is booming. Across the nation...
November 2nd, 2018
During the Obama Presidency, economic experts told us that the stagnation we experienced in the American economy was the “new normal,” and we just needed to get used to it. I always rejected that notion because I believe in...
October 31st, 2018
The first step of identifying and taxing unauthorized workers makes sense whether you’re a conservative Republican, a liberal Democrat, or something in between.
October 26th, 2018
This week President Trump signed into law
October 11th, 2018
It should be clear to everyone, because of the efforts of President Trump and our Republican lawmakers, Americans are now paying less in taxes. As promised, President Trump is bringing jobs back to America. He is removing...
September 25th, 2018
I’m not sure who is the chief propaganda officer for the Democrats, but what a prankster!For Democrats to believe they will win the House in the mid-terms is akin to Joy Behar being the next Bachelorette. Or perhaps Whoopi...
September 14th, 2018
In July, we received great news that the American economy had grown in the second quarter by 4.1 percent. Those numbers were recently revised, and we learned that it grew at 4.2 percent! On top of our best annual growth rate...
December 28th, 2018
Why are walls or fences constructed, you might ask. As a property owner in the Texas Hill County it's obvious that if you have cattle, a fence is the best way to keep them from wondering off. A fence is also a good idea to...
November 30th, 2018
President Trump has said from the beginning that his tariffs were designed to get trading partners back to the table and to hammer out deals that benefits all parties. One of the first areas of focus was with Canada and...
November 15th, 2018
I certainly join in the effort to try to reform what we can of our criminal justice system.The smart way to deal with this is recognizing the reality that people need to be prepared, if they are willing to accept the help,...
November 8th, 2018
President Trump's decision to restore all sanctions on Iran that had been removed under the terrible nuclear deal is to be applauded. We now know that despite the Obama Administration's attempts to appease the mullahs in...
November 1st, 2018
In a booming American economy with 3.7% unemployment, President Donald Trump talks a lot about wanting to bring more people into our country to work on the basis of merit. Does merit apply to construction workers?
October 30th, 2018
President Trump signed America’s Water Infrastructure Act (AWIA) into law, which included Sen. Cornyn’s provision authorizing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hurricane and storm damage risk reduction project from Sabine...
October 16th, 2018
With the lack of coverage by the media, you may have missed the House of Representatives pass three important bills that will help ensure continued momentum from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
October 4th, 2018
The following commentary was written by George Huntoon, Harris County Republican.
September 20th, 2018
The Evangelical Immigration Table is a broad coalition of Evangelical organizations and leaders advocating for immigration reform consistent with biblical values.
August 31st, 2018
A grand jury in Texas returned a felony indictment against a man accused of grabbing a MAGA hat from a teen’s head at a San Antonio Whataburger in July.