The rapid growth of online retailing has been accompanied by increasing calls by state and local officials to allow them to capture more sales tax revenue and by brick-and mortar retailers to
Ownership of broadband networks by municipalities, like many other government initiatives, is framed in terms of best intentions.
The Real Meaning of "TSCA Modernization": The Shift from Science-Based Standards to Over-Precaution
Proposed reforms to the nation’s chemical safety law—the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)—threaten to undermine public health and innovation, according to a study published by the Competitive En
Republicans, Democrats, industry representatives, and environmentalists all say they agree that it is time to “modernize” the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA—pronounced “tosca”), the federal law
In an age of routine life-enhancing improvements, self-appointed public policy ostriches are spreading myths as divorced from reality as those surrounding the ostrich.
The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and its partner, the Environmental Working Group (EWG), are on a crusade to scare consumers away from using cosmetics and hygiene products that contain preservatives
The average worldwide human life span has increased from around 30 years at the beginning of the 20th century to more than 60 today, and it continues to rise.
Florida’s Reedy Creek Improvement District: Could private government help fix Florida’s property insurance system?
Walt Disney World sits on of 25,000 acres in Central Florida governed and managed by an essentially “private” government—the Reedy Creek Improvement District (RCID).
In early 2007, South Carolina created a new system for windstorm insurance: It expanded a long-existing staterun wind pool and introduced a number of tax credits to help individuals purchase polici
Schwarz argues that air quality has vastly improved. This has occurred despite the increase in population, automobile travel, and energy consumption.