Today, elected officials from both parties have replaced prioritizing with pandering, thoughtfulness with senseless dogma, problem solving with partisanship, results with rhetoric, and oversight with political theater.  In so doing, they have lost sight of the well-being of future generations as well as the principles that contribute to a free, prosperous, and secure America. It does not have to be this way.  Informed and engaged citizens can insist on “Reason in Government.” We are centrist with a point of view. Join us in the radical center.

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Reason in Government is actively involved in important public policy issues at the local, state, and federal levels that affect the Santa Barbara community. We engage in a variety of initiatives to engage and educate the public and community leaders on these issues.

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With public finances (and public infrastructure) in shambles, regulatory burdens on the rise, meaningful cost-benefit analyses out-of-fashion, environmental policies that alternately embrace or ignore the best available science, and water and economic growth in short supply, there is no shortage of issues that require research, analysis, and policy recommendations if we are to achieve Reason in Government.

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As a 501(c)(4) Social Welfare Organization, Reason in Government depends upon donor support to carry out its mission. Please donate today to help us sponsor insightful educational events, analyze critical public policy issues, and engage in effective community outreach to foster government reform.

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