Articles About Oklahoma
- John Coletta
North Dakota’s Booming Economy Grew 7.1 percent in 2010
Guess which state’s economy grew at a significantly faster pace than the nation’s measly 2.9 percent? According to a report from the Department of Commerce, it’s North Dakota, whose economy expanded a robust 7.1 percent in 2010.The key driver behind both North Dakota’s success is drilling for oil. Historically, North Dakota’s mining sector — which includes […]
- Tom Silva
Where to Cut: Public Union Benefits or Defense?
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s war on public-sector unions is being brought to the national stage by Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK). Coburn challenged members of Congress following the release of an exhaustive study by the Government Accountability Office that found many overlapping and duplicate programs from education to defense that cost taxpayers billions of dollars each […]