Gov. Roy Cooper
Director of Regulatory Studies
Posts by Jon Sanders (page 11)
The rest of the story on an oft-repeated statistic
North Carolina is "second in solar" despite no obvious geographical distinctions from the other U.S. states that could explain it. Here is the story of an unsustainable energy source.
, October 23, 2018
Trump administration cut an estimated $23 billion in red tape
The Trump administration's Hippocratic approach to regulation continues to bear fruit.
, October 18, 2018
When did DEQ take decisive action to deal with GenX in the Cape Fear River?
My new Policy Report examines how state officials reacted to the public health crisis in 2017, from when they first learned of it to when they began to take decisive actions.
, October 17, 2018
CJ: Scooter riders should be more careful, or risk tempting city officials to overregulate
I'd hate to see this smart business model quashed by the government because of bad and dishonest (users lying to the companies providing them the service) consumption.
, October 16, 2018
Shortages and anti-“gouging” laws go hand-in-hand
Meanwhile, media are reporting on shortages in Florida as if those are solely the result of the storm and not from bad state policies that dissuade outsiders from taking any unusual step to bring essential supplies in.
, October 15, 2018
Health care costs skyrocketed after 2008, for some mysterious, unknown reason
A liberal news site discovers that health care costs have risen tremendously since 2008. It's as if something terrible happened.
, October 8, 2018
Harvard studies: Wind power needs so much land, it’ll cause warming
Two new research papers from Harvard University scientists find that wind power contributes to global warming. But think of how better things will be in a thousand years.
, October 5, 2018
But was it ‘gouging’? Part 2: gasoline prices
Two-thirds of stations reported to the Attorney General for alleged gasoline "price gouging" had raised their prices by a quarter or less. One-fourth, by a dime or less.
, October 4, 2018