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Publications

, Insider Advantage
Rather than knee-jerk vaping bans, government should wait for the facts
Marc Hyden

Whenever the political left and right agree on an issue, odds are it is beneficial and will help Americans. At least that’s what I once believed. Recent events, however, have encouraged me to…

Tennessee football is floundering, but its alcohol policy isn’t
Marc Hyden

When asked about alcohol sales during the Great Recession, a liquor store owner told me, “When people are happy, they drink. When they are sad, they also drink.” His point was that Americans…

Comments Before the Mississippi Public Service Commission on Integrated Resource Planning Rule
Chris Villarreal

BEFORE THE MISSISSIPPI PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION 
MISSISSIPPI PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION Docket No. 2018-AD-64
IN RE: ORDER ESTABLISHING DOCKET TO INVESTIGATE THE DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLMENTATION OF…

, AllOnGeorgia
Hurricane Dorian Exposes Barriers to Work
Marc Hyden

The southeastern United States breathed a sigh of relief as hurricane Dorian weakened and mostly skirted the coast. While the region still incurred damage, had Dorian retained its strength and…

, The Advocate
State insurance commissioner being challenged by insurance veteran

From The Advocate:
Temple points to the “F” grade given Louisiana’s insurance regulatory system in December by the R Street Institute Policy Study No. 163: 2018 Insurance Regulation Report…

, Insider Advantage
Too often, the road to prison is paved with good intentions
Marc Hyden & Arthur Rizer

Too often, the road to prison is paved with good intentions
Proudly standing aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln in 2003, then-President George W. Bush announced that Operation Iraqi Freedom was a…

, AllOnGeorgia
COLUMN: New Law Leaves Georgians Dazed and Confused
Marc Hyden

“Exact science … is not an exact science. The machine simply does not operate as expected,” David Bowie said as Nikola Tesla in the movie The Prestige. While this quote referenced one of…

, Insider Advantage
Kemp’s Budget Cuts Are a Welcome Reversal
Marc Hyden

Few governors request state agencies to revise and reduce their budgets when the economy is humming, but Brian Kemp isn’t your average governor. He recently sent instructions to his agency chiefs…

, WVTM 13 Digital
How federal funding is being used to secure Alabama’s election systems
Paul Rosenzweig

From WVTM 13 Digital:
A new report released today by the Brennan Center takes a look at how six states, including Alabama, are using federal grant money to better secure their elections…

, The Advocate
Letters: Don’t blame criminal justice reform in Greenhouse case. Blame Jeff Landry
Jesse Kelley

Attorney General Jeff Landry is pushing accountability away from his office and toward criminal justice reforms in the case of the early release of Norris Greenhouse, a police officer who took part…