Moore says renewable energy sources are complete creatures of government favoritism, and after 30 years we still can’t cut the umbilical cord. This is true, and I've shown that renewable energy advocates admit it publicly.
The occupational license isn't to protect the health and safety of consumers, it is to make the practice eligible to receive medical insurance reimbursement. That's not good enough. There's a better way.
The periodic review process has ended up allowing a large majority of "necessary" rules to continue without any extra scrutiny. There's a simple fix for this problem: Have all "necessary" rules be subject to the readopting process, so that all rules either sunset or actually get reviewed every 10 years. The current version of Senate Bill 735 would do that.
A new look at rulemaking activity in North Carolina shows why the General Assembly's dedication to regulatory reform is so vital. It's also why policymakers need to stay the course for more red tape reduction efforts.
Twenty academic studies on the minimum wage in Canada, but not one support the idea that increasing the minimum wage is good for non-skilled workers. Even our gentle neighbors from the North cannot persuade labor demand curves to slope upwards.