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Gaining Public Support for Freeway Congestion Pricing

Robert W. Poole, Jr.
April 1, 2012

With transportation coffers barely able to maintain highways, let alone adding new capacity to relieve congestion, many transportation economists and urban planners have concluded that the&nbs

Reducing Greenhouse Gases from Personal Mobility: Opportunities and Possibilities

November 29, 2011

Federal, state and local governments are considering or have implemented policies that seek to reduce human emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs).

Locking Up Life-Saving Drugs

Kerry Howley
September 1, 2005

In this Reason article, the author asserts that prescription laws are harmful to the community and patients.  They end up making us sicker, and poorer.

Mandatory Health Insurance Now!

Ronald Bailey
November 1, 2004

In an ABC News/Washington Post poll last fall, 62 percent of the respondents favored a universal, government-run medical insurance program.  Such surveys reflect a widespread frust

The War On Fat

Jacob Sullum
August 1, 2004

"The War on Fat: Is the size of your butt the government's business?"

Simplify, Simplify: Alternative Permitting at the State Level

Christopher A. Hartwell
February 1, 1999

Traditional environmental regulations have two central features.

Simplify, Simplify: Alternative Permitting at the State Level

Christopher A. Hartwell
February 1, 1999
Hartwell examines in the Massachusetts DEP's Environmental Results Program (ERP) in this partial publication.

Privatizing Public Hospitals: Strategic Options in an Era of Industry-wide Consolidation

Richard L. Tradewell
August 1, 1998

The best plans and best partnership structures often fail to be implemented because the public objects or opposing employees and medical staff win the ear of a sympathetic press which t

Privatizing Public Hospitals: Strategic Options in an Era of Industry-wide Consolidation

Richard L. Tradewell
August 1, 1998

In this excerpt from the book on privatizing hospitals, Tradewell writes for Reason that for local governments, continuing down the path of operating their own public hospitals ultimately is likely

Delivering Better Services for the Mentally Ill and Developmentally Disabled (part 2)

Richard H. Dougherty Ph.D. with William D. Eggers
December 1, 1996

In part 2 of this article starting on page 8, the author discusses improving the mental health system thereby delivering a better system and creating more services to aid those who are state depend

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