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The free-market think tank has filed legal briefs and issued coalition letters against mandatory union dues. CEI labor policy expert Trey Kovacs suspects more unions might become member-only. "Another one could be to form member-only unions which basically addresses the free-rider problem," Kovacs ...

"The Koch network is essentially buying the legitimacy of Brown University for their own private gain and recruiting the next generation of free-market activists," says Ralph Wilson, co-founder of the advocacy group UnKoch My Campus. Visit the website of the Political Theory Project, a think tank at Brown ...
Connected to 450 free market think tanks across the globe, the Atlas Network is a powerful Libertarian group funded by, amongst others, Exxon Mobil and the ... Prominent think tank pushers in the US, now members of the Atlas Network, include the Heritage Foundation and the American Enterprise Institute ...
Approval by the Trump Administration seems likely, said Rae Hederman Jr., vice president of policy at the Buckeye Institute, a free market think tank which supports the work requirement. The Trump administration has called for those kinds of waivers and granted similar waivers already to Kentucky and ...
But earlier this week, the City Council agreed to let Berke execute a TIF related to extending M.L. King Boulevard across Riverfront Parkway to the Tennessee Riverwalk. However, the Nashville-based Beacon Center of Tennessee, a free-market conservative think tank, is pushing for a public referendum on ...

The State Policy Network, a web of 66 free-market think tanks, has described the case as a way to "defund and defang" its adversaries. ... According to the Economic Policy Institute, a liberal think tank, 20 percent of public employees in right-to-work states are free-riders, compared to around 7 percent in ...
The Bank of England's inflation target should be scrapped in favour of aiming for nominal GDP (NGDP), according to a report to be published today by a free-market think tank. The Adam Smith Institute will say an NGDP target - the economy's output not adjusted for inflation - would allow "more accurate ...
A flat rate of 25% would reduce tax revenues by EUR27 billion a year, according to calculations of free-market think tank Istituto Bruno Leoni, which advocates a flat tax at that level and says budget cuts should make up for it. The center-right coalition argues a decline in tax evasion would cover much of the ...
A tariff can trigger changes to any of these. Christine McDaniel, a former White House trade economist and a senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center, a free-market think tank headquartered at George Mason University, says the tariffs create "a market distortion that makes it hard to predict" the precise ...
Like most states, Colorado has a bureaucracy dedicated to doling out taxpayer-subsidized "incentives" to politically favored private businesses that don't actually need a subsidy in the first place. The most recent example is a "consolidated" corporate welfare pitch to Amazon to bring its coveted HQ 2 to the ...
The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), a free-market think tank, released a report highlighting how members-only unions can potentially solve problems for both sides in the case. Members-only unions aren't obligated to represent nonmembers who don't pay dues - though unions lose a huge benefit ...
Both the "progressive" McKell paper and its "free market" IPA response are united in their basic understanding. They both say that everyday Australians need good wages to safeguard their prosperity -- the IPA claims its difference by making stagnant wages move with some gini co-efficient magic." A useful ...
Voluntary conservation, boosted by USDA's cost-share programs, has "proved unable to achieve reduction in emissions large enough to meet water (quality) goals," says the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). The free-enterprise think tank advocates "mandatory adoption of practices that reduce runoff.
jimwatersfrankfort01 Kentucky (1/18/18) - Your humble correspondent warned for years the day would come when public-pension funding crowded out government services Kentuckians on both sides of the political aisle care about. I've also warned repeatedly that dumping more money into the systems without stopping ...
The NZ Initiative was formed from the merger of the Business Roundtable and David Skilling's NZ Institute in 2012, and comes from the most free-market perspective. It is funded by membership fees, as opposed to the other two think tanks, which pay the bills by undertaking commissioned research.

Ministers should consider implementing the radical policy of a universal basic income, according to a new report by a free market think-tank. The Adam Smith Institute (ASI) claims there is rising evidence for basic income and calls on governments across the globe to experiment with the idea. The concept ...
Here's a bit of trivia: New Hampshire's tallest building was erected by a general contractor unlicensed by the state of New Hampshire. Before you decide to avoid forever Manchester's 20-story City Hall Plaza, you should know no building in the state, including your house, was built by a state-licensed ...
The National Center for Public Policy Research, founded in 1982, is a non-partisan, free-market, independent conservative think-tank. Ninety-four percent of its support comes from individuals, less than four percent from foundations and less than two percent from Corporations. It receives over 350,000 ...
IDEAS research director Ali Salman said restrictions hamper the smooth functioning of the free market. -- Picture courtesy of istanbulnetwork.orgKUALA LUMPUR, Jan 18 -- The government must work with businesses to ensure the smooth functioning of the free market to counter underground and parallel ...
When Drew Cline, the president of the free-market think-tank Josiah Bartlett Center, testified to the committee on Tuesday about the group's updated projections on the bill's impact to schools, House finance Chairman Rep. Neal Kurk, a Republican, had only one question. "What about the impact on the ...
Randolph May, president of the self-described "free market-oriented" think tank The Free State Foundation, noted in a blog post that the Indian-American Pai has faced personal attacks ranging "from foul epithets to crude racist innuendo to -- shockingly -- outright death threats." Pai's wife and children have ...
A Washington-based think tank, the American Council for capital Formation, has criticized New York City's decision to divest its pension funds of fossil fuels. In a report released Thursday morning, the ACCF, which tends to focus on free market and pro-business policy, called the decision "another alarming ...
Democrats and former George W. Bush administration energy officials decried the proposal while consumer and environmental groups joined free-market think tanks, including the R Street Institute and The Heritage Foundation, in opposition. While Energy Department officials insist they're "with the federal ...
Nathan Benefield, vice president and COO of the Commonwealth Foundation, said the foundation is a free-market think tank that focuses on key state issues, including fiscal policy, economic policy, state budget, education policy and labor policy. They consider themselves nonpartisan in that they do not get ...
Pete Sepp, left, is president of the National taxpayers Union, based in Washington, D.C. Charles Mitchell is president and CEO of the Commonwealth Foundation, Pennsylvania's free-market think tank. facebook · twitter · email; Print. Lancaster County residents are no strangers to hard work. For centuries ...
Working in concert with other free-market groups, they're taking their message to Capitol Hill. API officials did not grant .... The event was hosted by Myron Ebell, who chairs the Cooler Heads Coalition, a climate skeptics' group that began as an alliance of free-market Think Tanks. "It's a lot like climate," Milloy ...
Operations and maintenance would produce another $548 million. The report projects $4.7 billion in gross regional product. Justin Owen, CEO of the free market think-tank Beacon Center of Tennessee, is opposing the mayor's plan. He tells The Tennessean the job figures are overstated and misguided.
EAGLE COUNTY -- In an era when half of the country's body politic saying "up" seems to automatically trigger cries of "down" from the other half, it's no surprise that internet regulation has been drawn into that fight. There's been a lot of passionate debate over the future of net neutrality rules created in 2015 ...
Mr. Pai's consistent opposition attracted supporters from free-market think tanks and conservative commentators like Rush Limbaugh and Roger Stone, a former Trump adviser who ... "Let's not kid ourselves," Mr. Pai said last month at an event sponsored by the R Street Institute, a free markets think tank.
The industrial machinery tax credit which has produced 55 jobs at the rate of $1.2 million per job was named "Pork of the Year" by the conservative think tank that promotes free-market policy. Each year, the Beacon Center keeps a list of instances its members deem as government waste, then staff pick 30 ...
I wish free markets, and the think tanks that promote them, had the political power that left-wing groups think they have. I worked at the Josiah Bartlett Center for five years, while ... If only free market think tanks had had such success in Washington. I share Cline's skepticism of Republican support for free ...
The issue isn't "bigness," says Marc Scribner of the Competitive Enterprise Institute, a free-market Libertarian think tank, but consumer welfare. In general, a company can grow as much as it wants and control as much of the market as it wants as long as prices don't go up and consumers don't suffer.
In June 2016, the Legatum Institute was just another free market think tank floating around the edges of Westminster. If you'd heard of it at all, .... It is amazing how easy it is for partisan think tanks to gain charitable status and to do so while mostly funded by a single secretive offshore donor. The Charity ...
... hosted by the Heartland Institute, a free-market think tank that has worked for years to undermine the consensus among climate scientists that ...
The tax was immediately challenged by private citizens and organizations, including the Olympia-based free-market think tank The Freedom ...
... in Mitch Mcconnell and Paul Ryan," said Clark Packard, a trade policy analyst for the Washington free-market think tank R Street Institute.
R Street is a self-described "free-market think tank with a pragmatic approach to public policy challenges." What does that mean? As they say ...
Members of the society have been brought into government think tanks and ... of hundreds of free market organisations throughout the world to "advance the ...
Free-market think-tank calls for Budget to relax green belt ... as private companies and can borrow more freely is a "timid reform compared with the one that many academics, Think Tanks and even former ministers have advocated: legislating to change planning rules so that the cost of land comes down".
Free-market think-tank calls for Budget to relax green belt ... think tanks and even former ministers have advocated: legislating to change ...
Conservative think tank Sues For Paris Climate Deal Info ... seeking communications from two officers the free-market think tank claims ...
The Property and Environment Research Center has named a new executive director to lead the influential think tank that analyzes ...
Kent Lassman, president and CEO of the Washington-based Competitive Enterprise Institute, a Libertarian, free-market think tank, said the fact ...
Matthew Gagnon, of Yarmouth, is the Chief Executive Officer of the Maine Heritage Policy Center, a free market policy think tank based in ...
The tax Policy Center (TPC), a left-leaning think tank which is a joint ... the American Enterprise Institute, a free market think tank, estimated that ...
Have your trips to the liquor store been leaving your wallet a little lighter? That's because the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, the agency ...
In a parliamentary research note distributed to Federal MPs, the free-market think-tank compares how the two countries fare in the World ...
Jim Waters is president and CEO of the Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions, Kentucky's free-market think tank. Read previous ...


 

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