The latest data on state to state migration confirms that folks vote rationally with their feet and that Delaware legislators are in denial about this fact. Census data shows that two-thirds of the net migrants into Delaware from 2007-09 came from just four states: New Jersey, New York, Pen...Read More
State governments vary in the degree to which they favor organized labor over taxpayers. The latest research from the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) documents that Delaware government has adopted policies_OLD that give priority to unions over the interests of Delaware’s citizens. &nbs...Read More
The passage of the Uniform Development Code in 1998 has brought New Castle Countys economy to a standstill.
Delaware is ranked number one in economic freedom among the states in the 6th edition of the Fraser Institute’s Economic Freedom of North America. Why is this important?
The Caesar Rodney Institute’s analysis of the Universal Recycling bill, SB234 indicates tonnage diverted for the added recycled material will have a potential value of $0.8 million/yr. Costs to Delaware residents will be $28.6 million/yr. So, each $1 of benefit will cost Delawa...Read More
The future of Delawares economy lies primarily with its current business base.
State expenditures on Medicaid are the fastest growing component of the General Fund.
Less than half of Delawareans receive unemployment insurance benefits when they lose their job. The claims process is time consuming and demeaning for many. Errors in payment and outright fraud waste millions. There is a better way. Personal Unemployment Accounts (UA), run like a...Read More
The national base realignment and closure program (BRAC) is transforming the Aberdeen Proving Ground into a major center for high tech research and development. Employment at Aberdeen will hit about 22,000 by late 2011. The bulk of these employees will be civilians in occupations such as computer sc...Read More
Will the tremendous expansion at the Aberdeen Proving Grounds impact Delawares economy?