Citizens Against Government Waste (Washington, DC)
Citizens Against Government Waste works to eliminate waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement in government through research and public education.
Benjamin Rush Institute (North Richland Hills, TX)
The mission of the Benjamin Rush Institute is to promote solutions that protect the doctor-patient relationship as the primary means of delivering quality medical care, empowered by a robust free enterprise system that fosters innovation and reduces costs.
Wyoming Liberty Group (Cheyenne, WY)
We believe in the values of individual dignity and personal liberty. Therefore, we encourage individual responsibility for involvement in public matters. We want to become a foundational influence in state policy research and education, as well as become a source of direct contact between private citizens and public officials. We invite communication and advocacy of first principles and constitutional mandates so as to encourage appreciation of our state constitution and the historical/cultural values that are the very source of our liberty.
Washington Policy Center (Seattle, WA)
WPC improves lives of Washington state’s citizens by providing accurate, high-quality research for policymakers, the media and the general public. Headquartered in Seattle with satellite offices and full-time staff in Olympia and Eastern Washington, WPC publishes studies, sponsors events and conferences and educates citizens on the vital public policy issues facing our region. WPC has an annual budget of $2 million and a full-time staff of 16. Broadcast, print, and online media throughout Washington and across the nation cover WPC’s work regularly and seek out its policy experts for analysis and commentary. In addition, lawmakers routinely invite WPC to testify before legislative committees.
Maryland Public Policy Institute (Rockville, MD)
The Maryland Public Policy Institute is a nonpartisan public policy research and education organization that focuses on state policy issues. Our goal is to provide accurate and timely research analysis of Maryland policy issues and market these findings to key primary audiences.
Texas Public Policy Foundation (Austin, TX)
The Foundation’s mission is to promote and defend liberty, personal responsibility, and free enterprise in Texas and the nation by educating and affecting policymakers and the Texas public policy debate with academically sound research and outreach.
Sutherland Institute (Salt Lake City, UT)
Sutherland Institute is committed to the principles of faith/family/free markets. As an independent research and educational institution – a think tank – our mission is to advance sound ideas and principled public policy.
Show-Me Institute (Saint Louis, MO)
The Institute’s scholars study public policy problems and develop proposals to increase economic opportunity for ordinary Missourians. The Institute then promotes these solutions by publishing studies, briefing papers, and other educational materials, which help policymakers, the media, and the general public gain a better understanding of the issues. The Show-Me Institute hopes to build a thriving economy and a vibrant civil society for Missouri and strives to place Missouri in a position that leads the nation in wealth, freedom, and opportunity for all.
Roughrider Policy Center (West Fargo, ND)
The Roughrider Policy Center is a free-market think tank dedicated to promoting and defending liberty and free enterprise in North Dakota.