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About Us

The Cicero Institute is a nonpartisan public policy organization with deep experience in government, legislation and the law, technology, and entrepreneurship. Together, we develop and fight for policies at the state level that restore liberty, accountability, and innovation in American governance.

The Cicero Vision & Mission

Since its founding, the United States has been a deeply entrepreneurial project. The Cicero Institute exists to preserve that spirit by promoting innovative public policies at the state level that channel the best elements of building and entrepreneurship.

By crafting and applying policies modeled on the most functional parts of American society, we can fix broken public systems that need urgent attention. By doing so, we can create prosperity, reinforce the value of competent government, and preserve the promise of American liberty for future generations.

Policy Principles for a More Functional Future

Our nonpartisan policies are grounded in the principles of liberty, accountability, and innovation — all hallmarks of a functional system. At a time when public institutions are failing Americans, these principles are critically important.

We must demand competence from our institutions – and reward it with proper incentives and accountability; we must hold bureaucracies to a higher standard; and we must protect the liberty of Americans to self-actualize in a free society for years to come.

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I have always been of the opinion that unpopularity earned by doing what is right is not unpopularity at all but glory.

– Marcus Tullius Cicero