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Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Background

A major rule change for RGGI auctions kicks in January 1, 2014, and it will increase auction revenues five to eight fold by 2017. The higher cost will show up in electric bills in nine northeast states. These states already have industrial electricity costs 30 to 96% higher than the averag...
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Why do Delaware parents pick charter schools?

*This editorial originally appeared in the "Our View" Section of the News Journal on April 8 on the website and April 9 in print. We are reposting the News Journal editorial because it asks a serious and profound question: Why do those who despise charter schools not at least ask...
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Policy made our state Kryptonite to corporate CEOs

This article was originally published in The News Journal January 17, 2015. Click here for the original   I appreciated the Dialogue Delaware piece by Stacie Beck and Eleanor Craig entitled, “Unfriendly to Business,” which appeared in your pages on Jan. 11. It seems that there are...
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The delusion of Delawares Health Care Innovation

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 This opinion was published at on January 19, 2015. The views expressed below belong to Dr. Richard Lamb and not of the Caesar Rodney...
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Why the Best & Brightest Rarely Run

By Michael C. Maibach                                              &nb...
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In Praise of the Electoral College

By Michael C. Maibach                                               &n...
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The Philosophy of Liberty

Follow the link below to a short (15 minutes) tutorial on the meaning of liberty and the connection between liberty and the concept of "Ownership." To speak of an Owner is to accept that something is to be owned. That something starts with yourself. Do you "own" yourself? Do you ...
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Seven Principles of Sound Public Policy

By Lawrence W. Reed   The following contains excerpts from a speech given by Larry Reed, an adjunct scholar with the Georgia Public Policy Foundation and president emeritus of the Midland, Michigan-based Mackinac Center for Public Policy, to the Economic Club of Detroit in 2001.   The spee...
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Keys to an Effective Probation Policy

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Keys to an Effective Drug Policy

The Texas Public Policy Foundation has released, "Keys to an Effective Drug Policy." The highlights of the release are below: Drug Courts. Drug courts are a proven alternative to incarceration for low level drug offenders. Drug courts offer intensive judicial oversight of offende...
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