President Obama concluded visits with Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and King Salman of Saudi Arabia with predictable news media queries about whether he had raised specific human-rights cases with his hosts.
We are fast approaching the February 27th application for our 2015 Leadership Roundtable, a program of Discovery Institute’s Center for Citizen Leadership.
Through our Leadership Roundtable, young professionals have the opportunity to meet and engage with some of our state’s most distinguished leaders in business, education, media, religion, and public service. Past speakers include State Representative Matt Manweller, nationally syndicated radio host Michael Medved, Skip Li of Agros International, and former Microsoft COO Robert Herbold, among many others. If accepted into the program, there is no cost to participate.
If you are under the age of 35 and aim to make a significant leadership contribution to your community, we encourage you to apply. The application deadline for the 2015 program is Friday, February 27. Please visit the Center for Citizen Leadership webpage for more information.
Dodd-Frank reform priorities were to increase transparency, decrease risk and protect the taxpayer from too-big-to-fail banks. None of those imperatives has been accomplished. But five years later, the legacy of Dodd-Frank has saddled banks and the economy with increased uncertainty and compliance costs of more than 400 new regulations, many of which aren’t yet finalized. Continue reading