Under Secretary for Policy at the Department of Transportation Derek Kan outlines the details of the Trump administration’s infrastructure plan. Following his remarks, AEI’s R. Richard Geddes will lead a discussion among infrastructure policy experts to review the main elements of the proposal and the future of US infrastructure policy.
Congress approved a moratorium on earmarks in 2010 in face of accusations of wasteful spending and transactional politics powerfully invoked by the controversy over the “bridge to nowhere.” Now, congressional reformers are suggesting the absence of earmarks contributes to congressional deadlock. Should earmarks be reintroduced?
The best way to keep long-term interest rates low is to have an independent Federal Reserve firmly committed to keeping inflation in check.
Naloxone revives overdose victims but methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone are, for many, the next, stabilizing, phase of the treatment-to-recovery journey.
Aggression and annexation, plus an attempted murder in a key NATO country, are the loudest leitmotifs of his presidential campaign.
President Donald Trump has announced a new plan to end opioid abuse and address the causes of the epidemic. In order for real progress to be made, experts agree that action must be taken at the local level and treatment plans must be individualized.
Policymakers must limit employer costs in order to minimize the likelihood of negative unintended consequences, such as fewer job opportunities for the very workers the policy is designed to help.
There is always the possibility that social media will encourage folks to boycott vaccines, and allow age-old scourges to return.
It was not Clinton’s fault that North Korea cheated. Nor was it Bush’s fault that the Agreed Framework collapsed. The blame rests solely in Pyongyang.
This meta-analysis shows that, at least for school choice programs, there is a weak relationship between impacts on test scores and later attainment outcomes.
The move to block Broadcom’s attempt to buy Qualcomm represents an unprecedented intervention by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States.