CRI News


February 12, 2019: Taxation without Representation - SB 50

TAXATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION:  SB 50 By David T. Stevenson, CRI Policy Director  2/13/2019   SB50 adds the ability of Delaware Technical & Community College to assess a property tax in each county to repay tax free bonds for capital improvement projects at the college ...
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February 12, 2019: Delaware ranks a precarious 36th

ALEC’s widely followed Rich States, Poor States publication was just released.    According to the American Legislative Exchange Council’s Chief Economist Jonathan Williams, not that long ago Delaware was ranked 25th, we’re now 36th, and it's highl...
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February 7, 2019: Bloom Energy in Korea

Bloom Energy in Korea DATE : 2/7/2019 David T. Stevenson, Policy Director   Bloom Energy has announced a partnership with SK Engineering & Construction to distribute their Bloom Boxes manufactured in Delaware in South Korea.  The distributor is part of the third largest conglom...
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January 29, 2019: Bloom Energy’s 'Tangled Web'

Bloom Energy’s ‘Tangled Web’   By Paul Driessen and Clint Laird (originally published on 9/22/2018 by Townhall.com)   Bloom Energy executives, investment bankers, venture capitalists, politicians, regulators and others involved in advancing Bloom’...
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January 28, 2019: Some of Delaware’s unkind financial numbers, per ALEC

In 2017, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) rated John Carney as one of the five Worst Governors.    In this interview we review the State’s 40 th  ranking in indebtedness and the brand new Census data.   ALEC’s Chief Economist al...
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January 24, 2019: CRI Responds to the Governor’s State of the State!

“Where’s the beef?” Most remember that famous fast food slogan.    Well, after listening to John Carney’s State of the State address, where’s the substance? Those in the know called the speech “empty” and a “yawner”.  ...
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January 14, 2019: DNREC continues to simply ignore Bloom Energy’s hazardous...

DNREC continues to simply ignore Bloom Energy’s hazardous waste!!!   Despite serious concerns about poisonous waste, DNREC turned last Thursday’s Bloom Energy hearing into a high school pep rally.    CRI Policy Director Dave Stevenson also says Delaware&rsq...
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January 12, 2019: Uneasy questions linger about Delaware's - taxpayer...

Uneasy questions linger about Delaware's - taxpayer supported - stock exchange!   The DBOT is an ugly and ongoing story. However, New Castle County Council President Karen Hartley-Nagle continues to press for answers.    And last Tuesday executives from the&nbs...
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January 11, 2019: CRI’s Healthcare Recommendations follow-up

Analysis in CRI’s “Delaware Health Care Initiative” paper clearly evidences that due to a lack of competition, Delaware has among the highest priced health care in the nation. And more evidence of the consequences of the lack of competition is surfacing.   Last week, the...
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January 7, 2019: CRI’s Healthcare Recommendations!

Delaware Health Care Initiative Main points by Dr. Stacie Beck, CRI Board Member John Toedtman, CRI Advisory Council Member January 6, 2019     Delaware is besieged by runaway health care prices.   According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, Delaware ranks 3rd...
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