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  • Testimony posted October 20, 2014 by John Malcolm Criminal Justice Reform: Suggested Changes for Tennessee

    LEGISLATIVE TESTIMONY Criminal Justice Reform: Suggested changes for Tennessee Testimony before the Tennessee Senate Judiciary Committee September 16, 2014 John G. Malcolm Director and Ed Gilbertson and Sherry Lindberg Gilbertson Senior Legal Fellow, Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies The Heritage Foundation Thank you for the opportunity to speak to…

  • Backgrounder posted May 6, 2014 by Ken G Glozer Time for the Sun to Set on the Tennessee Valley Authority

    The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has had 80 years of independence from the oversight, review, and budgetary control of a more traditional federal agency, as well as from the rigors of operating as a private shareholder-owned utility. Such a lack of effective oversight from either the government or the private sector has resulted in costly decisions, excessive…

  • Commentary posted October 4, 2013 by James Sherk The topsy-turvy story of unionizing a Volkswagen plant

    Volkswagen Group of America's plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., has experienced something unusual: a union welcomed by management but faced with resistance from some workers. A combination of outdated labor laws and union intransigence has created this oddity. German law requires "works councils" in which management and labor groups meet to collaboratively sort out…

  • Posted on July 19, 2013 by Drew Gonshorowski This Just In: Obamacare Distorts Markets

    A working paper recently published by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) evaluated the effect of a large...…

  • Posted on April 2, 2013 by Rachel Sheffield School Choice Blooming this Spring

    School choice is making headlines in multiple states this spring. Several have approved or are considering proposals...…

  • Posted on March 5, 2013 by Drew Gonshorowski Obamacare and the Medicaid Expansion: How Does Your State Fare?

    The Medicaid expansion is touted by proponents of Obamacare as a "no-brainer." While it is true that some states may see...…

  • Posted on January 9, 2013 by David Kreutzer, Ph.D. The Legacy of James M. Buchanan

    Today’s passing of Nobel Prize-winning economist James M. Buchanan is a sad milestone, but a good time to remember his...…

  • Posted on October 31, 2012 by Bronson Stocking NEW VIDEO: The Voting Dead

    Can dead voters sway an election? While there are genuine instances of people casting absentee ballots before passing...…

  • Posted on October 19, 2012 by Tim Schultz Guest Post: State Legislators Unite to Defend American Religious Freedom

    Last Tuesday, a bipartisan group of more than 120 legislators in nine states announced the formation of the nation’s...…

  • Posted on December 1, 2011 by Rachel Sheffield School Choice Could Become a Reality for Tennessee School Children

    A most remarkable “year of school choice” may be edging to a close, but the momentum for school choice is far from over....…

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  • Commentary posted October 4, 2013 by James Sherk The topsy-turvy story of unionizing a Volkswagen plant

    Volkswagen Group of America's plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., has experienced something unusual: a union welcomed by management but faced with resistance from some workers. A combination of outdated labor laws and union intransigence has created this oddity. German law requires "works councils" in which management and labor groups meet to collaboratively sort out…

  • Backgrounder posted May 6, 2014 by Ken G Glozer Time for the Sun to Set on the Tennessee Valley Authority

    The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has had 80 years of independence from the oversight, review, and budgetary control of a more traditional federal agency, as well as from the rigors of operating as a private shareholder-owned utility. Such a lack of effective oversight from either the government or the private sector has resulted in costly decisions, excessive…

  • Testimony posted October 20, 2014 by John Malcolm Criminal Justice Reform: Suggested Changes for Tennessee

    LEGISLATIVE TESTIMONY Criminal Justice Reform: Suggested changes for Tennessee Testimony before the Tennessee Senate Judiciary Committee September 16, 2014 John G. Malcolm Director and Ed Gilbertson and Sherry Lindberg Gilbertson Senior Legal Fellow, Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies The Heritage Foundation Thank you for the opportunity to speak to…

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  • Backgrounder posted May 6, 2014 by Ken G Glozer Time for the Sun to Set on the Tennessee Valley Authority

    The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has had 80 years of independence from the oversight, review, and budgetary control of a more traditional federal agency, as well as from the rigors of operating as a private shareholder-owned utility. Such a lack of effective oversight from either the government or the private sector has resulted in costly decisions, excessive…

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Find more work on Tennessee