Too Many Government Policies Are Limiting Opportunity for All, and Hurting the Poor

Policymakers too often think that big government is the only solution to creating opportunity and reducing poverty. They fail to ask how government might be the problem.

In fact, government often cuts off opportunities for many regular Americans, while encouraging cronyism and benefits for those who have the right government connections.

If “draining the swamp” is really a goal, then federal government policies that maintain the D.C. swamp need to be eliminated.

A new Heritage Foundation report, “Trump Administration Should Address Federal Policies That Limit Opportunity and Hurt the Poor,” identifies many federal policies that are making it more difficult for Americans, including the poor, to achieve the American dream.

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