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Implications of the Louisiana Supreme Court Voucher Ruling

Alexander Volokh
June 12, 2013

This May 7, the Louisiana Supreme Court ruled 6–1, in Louisiana Federation of Teachers v. Louisiana, that a statewide school voucher plan was unconstitutional.

Crony Capitalism and Community Development Subsidies

June 12, 2013
Policy Brief
It is difficult to gauge the success of community development programs

Spectrum Policy: Just Do It!

Steven Titch
April 1, 2013

The U.S. wireless industry is being held back by a shortage of spectrum—a problem driven in large part by rapidly increasing demand for mobile data.

California High-Speed Rail: An Updated Due Diligence Report

Joseph Vranich, and Adrian Moore
April 11, 2013
The California high-speed rail project cannot be delivered at the cost promised to taxpayers, is based upon a business plan incapable of delivering on its legal requirements and is justified by pr

Dispelling the Myths: Toll and Fuel Tax Collection Costs in the 21st Century

Daryl S. Fleming and Robert Poole
November 1, 2012

One of the strongest arguments for motor fuel taxation is that it is a highly efficient means of raising highway revenue, while toll collection is highly inefficient (i.e. very costly).

The XpressWest High-Speed Rail Line from Victorville to Las Vegas: A Taxpayer Risk Analysis

Adrian Moore
August 16, 2012

This Taxpayer Risk Assessment examines the financial risks to taxpayers of the proposed XpressWest high-spreed rail project from Victorville to Las Vegas.

School Choice, Charter Schools, and Trends In Educational Privatization

Lisa Snell
April 2, 2012

This section of Reason Foundation's 

Inclusion, Not Infrastructure: Rethinking Universal-Service Policy in a Broadband Era

September 1, 2009

Government subsidies represent capital purposefully redirected into unprofitable enterprises.

The Tampa to Orlando High-Speed Rail Project: Florida Taxpayer Risk Assessment

January 1, 2011

Governor Rick Scott is evaluating whether to proceed with construction of the proposed Tampa to Orlando high-speed rail project.

The California High Speed Rail Proposal: A Due Diligence Report

Wendell Cox and Joseph Vranich
September 1, 2008

The purpose of this Due Diligence Report is to examine the proposal to build a California highspeed rail system (HSR) between the San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento to Los Angeles and San Diego

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