Dr. Riley: Millennials, Conservatism, and Donald Trump

By Dr. Jim Riley, PhD., Constitutional Foundations Fellow Young adults embarking on careers, relationships, investments, and all that accompanies this wonderful time of life must necessarily be concerned with broad trends in our society and government. However, being concerned is not enough. Continuing engagement in shaping future developments is essential for individual self-fulfillment as well as contributing to a promising …

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Sengenberger: Don’t just build a wall. Build a BRIDGE, too

Writing in The Washington Examiner, Millennial Policy Center President Jimmy Sengenberger proposes a compromise on a temporary (three-year) fix for DACA beneficiaries: approve the BRIDGE Act and boost border security: “No matter how many protests are held this week over President Donald Trump’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, the DACA initiative is done. It isn’t …

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Sengenberger: What Congress Should Do On Tax Reform Versus What It Likely Will

Writing in The Federalist, Millennial Policy Center President Jimmy Sengenberger observes that the economy is improving, but not at full steam. He addresses the question of whether a tax reform boost really is possible, and to what extent: “It seems the “recovery summer” President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden declared back in 2010 finally arrived in 2017, and …

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Sengenberger: Well-intended Hickenlooper-Kasich plan is but ‘a Band-Aid over a gushing wound’

Writing in Colorado Politics, Millennial Policy Center President Jimmy Sengenberger explains why, although well-intentioned, the healthcare plan put forward by Govs. John Hickenlooper (CO) and John Kasich (OH) is a “band-aid over a gushing wound” and states should be put back in charge: “It’s refreshing to see solutions to complex problems plaguing this country come out of the “laboratories of …

MPC Releases Analysis of Hickenlooper-Kasich Healthcare Plan

The healthcare reform team at the Millennial Policy Center on Monday released a brief policy analysis on the healthcare reform proposal put forward last week by Governors John Hickenlooper of Colorado and John Kasich of Ohio. The Hickenlooper-Kasich proposal is “well-intentioned and offer[s] some ideas worthy of debate and consideration,” the analysis states, but it “would not sustainably reduce costs …

Greenlee: The racist origin of gun control laws

Writing in The Hill, Millennial Policy Center Firearms Policy Fellow Joseph Greenlee, along with Independence Institute research director David Kopel, makes the case that gun control laws are fundamentally racist: “Guns have historically protected Americans from white supremacists, just as gun control has historically protected white supremacists from the Americans they terrorize. One month after the Confederate surrender in 1865, …

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Sengenberger: Cory Gardner made the right call with health-care vote. Here’s what to do next

Writing in Colorado Politics, Millennial Policy Center President Jimmy Sengenberger explains why Colorado Senator Cory Gardner “made the right decisions” on his healthcare votes this week: “Fifty Senate Republicans and Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday voted in favor of opening up 20 hours of debate on repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Colorado’s own Sen. Cory Gardner, …

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Millennial Policy Center Reacts to Latest Obamacare Misfortune, Renews Call for ‘Piecemeal Repeal’

President and CEO Jimmy Sengenberger expresses concern over future of life under Obamacare, renews call for ‘Piecemeal Repeal’ Denver, Colo. – Jimmy Sengenberger, 26, President and CEO of the Millennial Policy Center, a Denver, Colorado-based think tank program, released the following statement on the current failure of congressional Republicans to repeal and replace Obamacare: “The inability of Senate Republicans to …