Saturday, March 07, 2009

John MacIver Institute for Public Policy launched

Named after Republican strategist John MacIver, the institute is announcing they have already raised a half-million dollars to launch their efforts.

The MacIver Institute is a new conservative think tank to promote the principles of freedom, less government and less taxes.

Initial polling results:
83% of Wisconsinites polled want cut the size of government first.
72% oppose the governor's budget fix: $10 in tax increases for every dollar in spending cuts.
78% oppose raising Wisconsin taxes by more than $2 billion.