Back during the 2004 election ILSR’s Vice President, David Morris, took policy questions from our audience and provided detailed answers across a wide range of topics. Many issues will still be relevant today so we’ve put up the archive here.
THESE ARCHIVED QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ARE FROM 2004!
- Don’t states have the right to regulate banks?
- Have states done anything about givings – the flip side of takings?
- Why are states involved in Country of Origin Labeling?
- Do states have the authority to limit mercury emissions?
- Are ethanol mandates a good idea?
- Is it good policy to let hybrid vehicles use HOV lanes?
- What can be done to save Social Security?
- Do we really need government involvement in local telecommunications networks?
- Do states vote against their economic self-interest?
- Are tax incentives good for state and local economies?
- How do proposed changes in federal student aid affect students and states?
- Is No Child Left Behind a ticking time bomb?
- What effect does the federal ban on internet taxation have on state revenues?
- How do state prescription drug benefit strategies compare with the new Medicare initiative?
- Do agricultural communities have to give up local control to be economically competitive?
- Can city governments pass their own minimum wage laws?
- Can local governments favor local businesses when purchasing products and services?