Jun 16, 2011
This essay focuses on how free market conservatives should address the problem Gov. Mitch Daniels has identified as the “new Red Menace” during the present period of divided government.
The Economic, Environmental, and Legal Imperative for Repealing Minnesota’s Ban on New Coal-Fired Power
May 2, 2011
Minnesota law, with few exceptions, bans Minnesota utilities from adding new coal-fired power to their generation mix. This ban creates substantial economic, environmental, and legal problems. Upon review, it’s clear that lawmakers should repeal the ban on new coal-fired power.
Mar 17, 2010
A lot has been said and written about alternative teacher certification over the last several decades, with Minnesota only beginning to adequately engage on the issue. As many are fond of pointing out, this state has long helped lead the national way in any number of educational areas. Making it more feasible, however, for talented non-education majors to contribute as teachers has not been one of them.
Feb 15, 2010
Minnesota cannot rely on the federal government to take responsibility for our health care system. Therefore, Minnesota policymakers should continue efforts to make health care more accessible and affordable through Medicaid and insurance market reforms.
Feb 9, 2010
Relying more on technology—which is not to suggest relying exclusively on it—is already demonstrating that boys and girls can learn substantially more while potentially taxing their parents measurably less.