Raise fuel taxes. End diversions of highway funds. Charge a road fee for owners of hybrid and electric cars. Leverage existing federal programs to involve private companies to address highway needs. These all would be better solutions than the hidden and privacy-violating VMT.
Author: Steve Stanek
Crain’s recently published“Pullman inching closer to national park status,” an article detailing plans by Illinois Sens. Dick Durbin and Mark Kirk and Rep. Robin Kelly of Chicago to introduce a bill to make Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood a national park. They and local supporters say a national park designation could “bring much-needed funds and development to the neighborhood.”
President Obama on Tuesday predicted harm to Americans if Congress fails to raise the debt ceiling next week. My, my, my, what a difference being in power makes! Here’s what the president[...]
Steve Stanek interviews co-author, Machael Lafaive, from the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, regarding his recent study entitled, “Economic Growth and Right to Work Laws”. The study contains an analysis[...]
The Louisiana law protects funeral directors from competition. This may be good for them, but it’s bad for the monks and families who may want more choice in the caskets that are available for their dearly departed.
But before the government goons, lackeys and apologists continue their campaign to discredit Snowden, they might want consider what we could say about many thousands of people who hold government power.
David Stockman, who served as President Ronald Reagan’s first budget director, has written something either very right or very wrong, based on the scorn he has been receiving from people[...]