Think tanks

Think tanks

Cry Wolf Quotes

[RGGI is] regulation without representation.

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Lawrence Kogan, director of the Princeton, N.J.-based Institute for Trade, Standards and Sustainable Development (ITSSD)

The CRA, by encouraging loosening underwriting standards, may have contributed to the massive increase in foreclosure rates.

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Michelle Minton, Competitive Enterprise Institute

Any way you slice it, increasing the minimum wage in Michigan… is likely to make it more difficult for the working poor to find jobs. …those who most need the work will have a harder time finding it.

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Kersey, Paul. Mackinac Center for Public Policy.
08/29/2005 | Full Details | Law(s): Minimum Wage

By mandating an even higher minimum, the living wage prices even more people out of work. The people who push these cockamamie ideas never seem to ask why any employer would hire someone at $8.23 if that person's services are only valued in the marketplace at, say, $5.00.

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Lawrence W. Reed. Mackinac Center for Public Policy.
05/03/1999 | Full Details | Law(s): Living Wage