INSIGHTS: THE CASE FOR ALCOHOL PRIVATIZATION By Guest Columnist Jason Mercier: Government Reform Director, Washington Policy Center In 2011, when 59% of Washington state voters decided to end the 78-year-old government monopoly on selling liquor by approving Initiative 1183, opponents said … [Read more...]
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INSIGHTS: THE LONG WAIT FOR FOOD SAFETY MODERNIZATION By Guest Columnist David Rudofsky: President Rudofsky Associates, LLC President Obama signed the Food Safety Modernization Act (H.R. 2751) into law on January 4, 2011, but two and half years later is our food any safer? A folksy video … [Read more...]
INSIGHTS: ECONOMIC IMPACT OF PANIC POLICYMAKING By Guest Columnist Ledy Van Kavage: Senior Legislative Attorney, Best Friends Animal Society We all want safe communities for people and pets. Unfortunately, when a serious dog attack occurs, the outcry often leads to panic policymaking. Panic … [Read more...]
INSIGHTS: MIXING MACHIAVELLI, BUSINESS, AND POLITICS By Guest Columnists: Dave Corbin, Professor of Politics & Matthew Parks, Assistant Professor of Politics, The King's College The Associated Press reported recently that the Obama Administration will spend $684 million marketing … [Read more...]
INSIGHTS: THE BUSINESS OF AMERICA IS STILL BUSINESS Guest Columnist David Rehr: CEO at TrasparaGov, Inc. and Adjunct Professor at The George Washington University What are the underlying attitudes Capitol Hill has towards the institutions that are responsible for American economic growth? That … [Read more...]