Kevin Glass is Director of Policy and Outreach at the Franklin Center. He has covered politics and policy in Washington, D.C. for eight years. A graduate of Colgate University, Kevin has served as Assistant Managing Editor at the Washington Examiner and Managing Editor at Townhall. He has been published by National Review, The American Spectator, and The Atlantic, among others. He lives in Washington, D.C.

Commentary: Certificate of need laws don’t help with charity care

By   /  April 13, 2017  /  Commentary, Crony Capitalism, Health Care, Regulations, Virginia  /  No Comments

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Virginia has some of the strictest CON laws in the country.

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Nanny State of the Week: Bad science guides Novato nannies

By   /  March 27, 2017  /  California, Nanny State of the Week, News, Regulations  /  No Comments

Anti-smoking nannies have pushed their crusade further and further, and in California they’re increasingly reaching into peoples’ lives. Next up? They’re trying to prohibit smoking inside your own home.

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Nanny State of the Week: Texas messes with winemaking

By   /  March 20, 2017  /  Legislature, Nanny State of the Week, News, Regulations, State Government, Texas  /  No Comments

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The legislature is considering requiring wines to use 100 percent home-grown grapes to use a “made in Texas” label.

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Nanny State of the Week: Regulate all the teenagers

By   /  March 13, 2017  /  Nanny State of the Week  /  No Comments

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Many counties and local jurisdictions in Massachusetts have passed local ordinances that have raised the legal age for cigarette sales to 21.

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Nanny State of the Week: Anchorage’s no-drone zone

By   /  March 6, 2017  /  Alaska, Nanny State of the Week, News, Regulations  /  No Comments

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Overzealous politicians and regulators are putting a crimp in the growing market for drones.

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Nanny State of the Week: Pesticide regulation full of bugs

By   /  February 27, 2017  /  California, Nanny State of the Week, News, Regulations  /  No Comments

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Overeager California nannies pushed pesticide regs into place to avoid public outcry that might have defeated them.

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