West Virginia legislature passes major ballot access reform

CHARLESTON, W.V. -- With less than an hour to its midnight deadline, the West Virginia General Assembly passed legislation April 11 reducing the number of valid signatures needed on a candidate’s ballot access petition by half.  The bill now awaits the signature of Gov. Joe Manchin.

Libertarians back secret ballot voting rights in union elections

WASHINGTON -- America’s third largest party warns concerned citizens that plans to scrap the right of workers to a secret ballot in union elections are far from dead.  Libertarians also warn that such "card check" legislation also destroys hundreds of thousands of jobs as the nation attempts to revive its economy.

Libertarians cordially invite you to a Tea Party

WASHINGTON -- America’s third largest party is urging Americans to join millions of libertarians and other advocates of economic freedom at one of thousands of “Tea Parties” being held on April 15.

LNC Chair statement on FY10 budget passage

WASHINGTON – Libertarian National Committee (LNC) Chair William Redpath released the following statement Friday concerning the passage of a $3.5 trillion budget by Congress last night:

Indianapolis Libertarians blast GOP-sponsored tax hikes, bailouts

INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana Senator Luke Kenley (R) and Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard (R) presented the State's plan to bail out the Indianapolis Capital Improvement Board (CIB) today.  Instead of asking the users of CIB properties in Indianapolis to step up and pay their fair share first, lawmakers will be considering a statewide increase of alcohol taxes, ticket taxes, food and beverage taxes, and the Innkeepers tax.