CRI News


US Offshore Wind Jobs are Highly Exaggerated

US Offshore Wind Jobs are Highly Exaggerated By David T. Stevenson, Director Center for Energy & Environmental Policy May 13, 2022     Offshore wind supporters like to quote a Wood Mackenzie research study that says building 29,000 megawatts...
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Join the CRI Team! Director of Development – Virtual in DE or Nearby State

OPEN POSITION:  Director of Development - Virtual in DE or Nearby State Posted: May 3, 2022   About the Caesar Rodney Institute Caesar Rodney Institute is a respected non-profit, nonpartisan, public policy research organization in Delaware that provides the public, state...
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Delaware's 204.07% Personal Income Tax rate harms small business owners

Delaware's 204.07% Personal Income Tax rate harms small business owners By Charlie Copeland, Director  Center for Analysis of Delaware's Economy & Government Spending     Several decades ago, Delaware instituted a gross receipts tax,&...
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University of Delaware research paper on offshore wind costs gets an “F”

University of Delaware research paper on offshore wind costs gets an "F" By David T. Stevenson, Director Center for Energy & Environmental Policy April 12, 2022 -published also in the Delaware State News and Delaware Business Now (Talk Radio Interview:  The Rick J...
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Delaware needs a tax-free carbon holiday to review RGGI's wasteful program

Delaware needs a "tax-free carbon holiday" to review RGGI's wasteful program By David T. Stevenson  Center for Energy & Environmental Policy April 6, 2022     You may not be aware that Delaware has a tax on carbon dioxide emissions from power...
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DE Schools Look Bad vs. Other States: SAT testing needs to be optional

DE Schools Look Bad vs. Other States:  SAT testing needs to be optional By Dr. Tanya Hettler, Ph.D., Director  Center for Educational Excellence March 31, 2022      Since it became a requirement in 2016 that all high school juniors in the state take the...
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People Want to Give us Gifts

People Want to Give us Gifts By Charlie Copeland, Director (pictured)  Center for Analysis of Delaware's Economy & Government Spending March 28, 2022 (Also, published on 4/3/2022 by Delaware State News.)     Delaware legislators are exempt from De...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Good for California, not suitable for Delaware

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 10, 2022 (Also published on 3/11/2022 by Delaware Business Now  and on 3/25/2022 by Delaware State News.)   Good for California, not suitable for Delaware     NEWARK, DE - Today, the Caesar Rodney Ins...
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Government Boondoggle Follow Up

Government Boondoggle Follow Up By David T. Stevenson (pictured) Center for Energy & Environmental Policy March 10, 2022     We bring you regular reports on government waste on energy issues. Here are a few updates about how things are getting worse. Pleas...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CRI welcomes new Education Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 1, 2022  (Article published on 3/8/2022 by Delaware State News "Delaware's Center for Education Excellence hires new leader."   CRI welcomes new Education Director     NEWARK, DE - The Caesar Rodney Institute (CRI) is pleased to announce Dr. Tanya Hettler, Ph...
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