Policy Intern, Reason Foundation
Allie Howell is a research intern at Reason Foundation.
Previously, she was a Burton C. Gray Memorial intern at Reason and an economic policy intern at the Manhattan Institute.
Howell is a recent graduate of Hillsdale College, where she majored in economics and mathematics. She will be attending Notre Dame Law School in the fall of 2018.
Despite priority application review, burdensome licensing process keeps low-income, minority applicants locked out of the industry.
Since marijuana legalization will likely increase the availability and convenience of consuming marijuana, there is concern that it will also increase health emergencies.
If public education and other programs funded by the tax are truly important, they deserve a more reliable source of funding.
Taxing developers does not address the underlying issues plaguing the city: high construction costs and low incomes.
Nurse practitioners and physician assistants provide valuable medical care to oftentimes underserved communities at a lower cost.