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, Talk Radio 105.9 KNRS
Rod Arquette Show Daily Rundown – Wednesday, January 6, 2021
James Wallner

From Talk Radio 105.9 KNRS:

4:35 pm: James Wallner, a Senior Fellow in Governance for the R Street Institute, joins the show for a conversation about the election results in Georgia yesterday and…

A Look Ahead to the 2021 Legislative Session
Marc Hyden

2020 bore witness to the one of the longest legislative sessions in Georgia’s history. Ordinarily, the General Assembly convenes in early January and adjourns in the early spring, but the COVID-19…

Letter to North Carolina House Select Committee on Community Relations, Law Enforcement and Justice and the Governor’s Task Force for Racial Equity on Criminal Justice
Emily Mooney & Jesse Kelley

Dear House Committee and Task Force Members,

The R Street Institute wishes to thank members of the North Carolina House Select Committee on Community Relations, Law Enforcement and Justice and the…

, The Newnan Times-Herald
Despite progress, Georgia’s alcohol laws are still a mess
Marc Hyden

For many in non-COVID-19 times, the holidays meant obligatory and very awkward family interactions, feigned exhibitions of joy and goodwill, and of course, listening to bizarre political rants over…

Republican civil war adds to party’s troubles
Marc Hyden

Comedian Lewis Black took a shot at America’s two primary political parties in a way that epitomized how many Americans feel. “Republicans have nothing but bad ideas,” he said, “and Democrats…

, The Newnan Times-Herald
Please, not another election
Marc Hyden

If you’re sick of campaign season and dread the thought of more elections, then you’re not alone. Georgia was recently thrust into the spotlight due to our newfound importance in the national…

, The Newnan Times-Herald
A reckoning for Republican Georgia?
Marc Hyden

Georgia grabbed headlines when Republicans took control of the State Senate and the governor’s mansion in 2003 and then the State House of Representatives in 2005. After all, Georgia had long…

, The Newnan Times-Herald
Georgia’s three governors debacle, a lesson for today’s elections
Marc Hyden

“The 2020 presidential election could be so tight (…) that the losing party refuses to concede, triggering a chaotic free-for-all in which Congress, the courts, and, in the most extreme case, the…

, The Newnan Times-Herald
Early voting critiques seem off base
Marc Hyden

Georgia’s first day of early voting didn’t go very smoothly to say the very least. Rather, it was marked by technical glitches and unbearable long lines. Local news outlets reported wait times…

, Captured Economy
This Week in Occupational Licensing, October 8th
Marc Hyden

From Captured Economy:

Marc Hyden of the R Street Institute opines in the Newnan Times-Herald that the licensing examination aspect of Donald Trump’s “Platinum Plan” announced in Atlanta…