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December 21, 2018: Don’t Ask the Poor to Pay for Your Electric vehicle

Don’t Ask the Poor to Pay for Your Electric vehicle by David T. Stevenson, Policy Director 12/21/2018   The Delaware Electric Vehicle Association responded to my article claiming EVs are a very expensive way to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.  Interestingly the respo...
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December 17, 2018: With DEFAC about to meet, a recap of Delaware's fiscal...

With DEFAC about to meet, a recap of Delaware’s fiscal condition by Dr. John Stapleford, CRI Chair 12/17/2018   What is DEFAC and why is it important? DEFAC is the Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Council. Although the Governor appoints members, DEFAC is intended...
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December 5, 2018: Delaware Lags in Fiscal Health

Delaware Lags in Fiscal Health by Dr. John Stapleford, CRI Chair 12/5/2018     The 2018 ranking of states by fiscal condition has been issued by the Mercatus Center. The analysis is based upon FY16 financial reports.   Delaware ranks 44th among the stat...
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December 4, 2018: More Money, More Problems...

More Money, More Problems: Delaware’s Public Education System’s Race to the Bottom by Matthew L. Lenzini, CRI Advisory Council Member 12/4/2018   In July of 1997 the Notorious B.I.G. released the hit single “Mo Money, Mo Problems”. I was just a year removed f...
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December 4, 2018: Electric Vehicles an...

Electric Vehicles an Expensive Way to Reduce Carbon Dioxide Emissions by David T. Stevenson, Director 12/4/2018   Numerous programs have been suggested to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide to ease global warming concerns. Few are as expensive as switching to battery powered motor...
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Live free, but not in Delaware

Live free, but not in Delaware By David T. Stevenson, CRI Policy Director 9/4/2018   Delaware ranks 43rdin the new Cato Institute, “Freedom in the Fifty States”.  That is probably too generous.   The Cato report highlights several policy issues inc...
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7/19/2018 Bloom Energy's bumpy future

By Clint Laird and Paul Driessen - - Thursday, July 19, 2018 (Originally published by The Washington Times) ANALYSIS/OPINION: Bloom Energy plans to go public on the New York Stock Exchange in late July. For a green energy start-up backed by the big Silicon Valley venture firm...
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Do Not Take Lighlty the Perils of Peace

  Do Not Take Lightly the Perils of Peace   Is Peace beyond Humanity’s Reach   By Richard Spencer, Ph.D.   Upon completing college, teaching a year, and waiting to be drafted, I volunteered for active duty with the USAF in 1961.  The country soon became ...
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Delaware Public Housing: Defenseless by Decree

Delaware Public Housing: Defenseless by Decree   After an investigation by the Caesar Rodney Institute revealed the state’s public housing authorities prohibit gun ownership, the National Rifle Association says it will take legal action if the gun bans are not withdrawn.   By Lee...
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What is Effective National Government?

  What is Effective National Government?   By Richard Spencer, Ph.D.   A major part of the mission that CRI has taken upon itself is dedicated to the measured improvement for individual liberty and personal fulfillment of each Delawarean. That can be largely accomplished...
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