State Leadership Silent on Immigration Enforcement, Leaving Police Departments in Limbo

Dallas, Texas – The debate over immigration enforcement in Texas has put local law enforcement agencies in a difficult position. With back-and-forth rulings on the state’s immigration law, some agencies are left uncertain about how to proceed. The lack of clarity and resources have left them questioning the responsibilities they should shoulder. One sheriff has even stated that he would require 58 additional deputies to effectively enforce the law. Meanwhile, other law enforcement agencies have hinted that they may choose not to enforce the law altogether. This raises concerns about the limited resources available. House … Read more

Biden’s Departments and Commissions Rack Up Record-Breaking 3,018 Rules and Regulations in 2023

Washington, D.C. – The regulatory agencies and commissions under President Joe Biden’s administration wrapped up the year 2023 with a staggering 3,018 legally binding rules and regulations. While this number may seem high, it is actually fairly typical as annual rule counts have consistently exceeded 3,000 in recent years. In fact, back in the 1990s, rule counts exceeded 4,000, and in the 1970s and early 80s, they even surpassed 7,000. The large number of rules and regulations, coupled with the increasingly costly nature of these regulations, highlights the growing accumulation of fat rules in the … Read more