Regulatory Reform

Commissioner Szabo Delivers a Teachable Moment to Girl Scouts

Personal Responsibility trumps Government Regulation

LITTLETON, Colo. — For Girl Scout Troop 2458, it was the ultimate lesson in civics. It started out on a project wanting to earn the Girl Scout Silver Award, but got a lot more than it bargained for.

Jefferson County Commissioner Libby Szabo was thoughtful and considerate, but did not say what the girls wanted to hear.

“I think we the people  are the best solutions to our problems and not to always go to government for the first answer,” she said.

The message resonated with the scouts. READ MORE


In Depth: Regulatory Reform

In his first inaugural address, Thomas Jefferson said that “the sum of good government” was one “which shall restrain men from injuring one another” and “shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry.” Sadly, governments – federal, state and local – …

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