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Mike LaFaive: States Aren't Very Good at Orchestrating Economic Development

Mike LaFaive describes the latest Michigan economic embarrassment and explains why Michigan and other states usually end up with little or no net gain from the expensive efforts of their economic development departments.

Patrick Michaels: Global Warming

Patrick Michaels, Ph.D., senior fellow in environmental studies at the Cato Institute, discusses global warming with Heartland Institute Senior Fellow James M. Taylor.

Interview with Florida State Rep. Alan Hayes

In this week's podcast, Arin Greenwood speaks with Florida Representative Alan Hayes about why he has called for the Florida legislature to investigate the state's troubled property insurance market.

Comcast v. FCC: What's it Mean?

Jim Lakely, co-director of the Center on the Digital Economy at The Heartland Institute and managing editor of InfoTech & Telecom News, comments on the ruling by the United States Circuit Court for the District of Columbia in Comcast v. FCC.

Interview with Dan Proft: School Vouchers Coming to Chicago?

Ben Boychuk, managing editor of School Reform News, and Illinois Republican Dan Proft discuss Illinois Senate Bill 2494, which would establish a pilot voucher program for Chicago. The measure, introduced by Sen. Rev. James Meeks, passed the state Senate in March.

Principle 7: Don't ban credit scoring.

Credit scores are a valuable and accurate tool in determining risk.
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