Category Archives: Regulation
This week’s Carolina Journal Online Friday interview features Ashbrook Center executive director Roger Beckett’s insights about the importance of studying original historical documents. Jon Sanders’ Daily Journal explains North Carolina’s renewable energy debate is not designed for the faint of heart.
You should know where JLF stands on N.C.’s mandate and subsidies for renewable energy and subsidies. We’ve written extensively about North Carolina’s renewable energy portfolio standards and what a bad deal it is here and here and here and here and here and here — all with additional links to even further information and studies. ThereContinue Reading
Steven Greenhut writes for Human Events about the unintended impact of California’s housing rules. California’s housing prices plummeted after the bubble burst in 2008, but now are approaching levels not seen since the market’s height – especially along the Southern California coast and around San Francisco Bay. This has reignited the perennial question: What shouldContinue Reading
George Leef explains for Forbes readers why the bar exam is not necessarily the best tool for determining prospective lawyers’ competence. Instead of ensuring that all legal practitioners are competent, the bar exam (and its long prelude, law school) merely creates an artificial barrier that keeps many people from competing in the market for legalContinue Reading
Bill McMorris reports for the Washington Free Beacon on a new tool in the effort the fight misguided government-mandated minimum wage increases. Minimum wage hikes adopted across the country will have numerous unintended consequences for those they are trying to help, according to a new website documenting the human cost of wage mandates. The EmploymentContinue Reading