Licensing costs can damage social mobility, as moving from state to state can mean a costly and time-consuming process of re-applying for professional licenses.Read More →
As congressional Republicans and Democrats sparred over the reach of federal Inspectors General in the waning days of 2015, lawmakers ignored years of fraud and abuse during their watch.Read More →
Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina touted her education policies in eastern Iowa on Friday, pushing local control. Fiorina said “there are several ways” to shift money back to states and localities, including using block grants,” according to The Des Moines Register. “But first we have to go to zero-based budgeting, so we can examine every dollar in the […]Read More →
In a pre-holiday rush, Congress ditched reforms that would have reined in the controversial EB-5 investor visa program.
“No reforms. No plugs to national security. No safeguards against fraud and abuse,” Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, said on the eve of expected House approval.
State licensing and regulatory boards no longer have protection from Roosevelt-era antitrust laws, thanks to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling earlier this year.Read More →