Congress investigates the FDA’s chaotic tobacco policy
Research has shown e-cigarettes to be substantially safer than combustible cigarettes and more effective than nicotine replacement therapies at helping smokers quit smoking.
U.S. air travelers would benefit from more airline deregulation, not re-regulation
Policymakers are facing renewed pressure from misguided activists and special interests to resurrect the failed policies of the past.
Let the legal cannabis industry work across friendly state lines
Development of an interstate cannabis system would be good for growers, business owners, and consumers.
A return to old-fashioned pensions won’t help Alaska retain or recruit public workers
Retirement plans that can move with employees from job to job and meet their long-term financial needs are more critical than ever.
Public school open enrollment proposals advance in several states
It is excellent news for students and parents that several states are finally untethering public schools from housing.
New York’s legislature should stand firm against Gov. Hochul’s tobacco prohibition
A similar flavored tobacco ban in Massachusetts has been an epic failure.
Open enrollment should be part of Michigan’s education reforms
Michigan should strengthen its open enrollment policy by eliminating artificial enrollment caps, aligning financial incentives, and publishing reports about important transfer data.
Examining Maryland’s options after Transurban exits toll lanes project
Finding a way to revive the managed lanes public-private partnership to transfer risk from taxpayers and to provide more transit options for commuters should be the goal.
California needs to revise transit plans for today’s work and travel patterns
Instead of eliminating fares, California's leaders should focus on improving service for those most dependent on transit to meet their daily needs.