• John Locke Update

    Minimum Wage Hikes Leave Less-Experienced Workers Behind

    posted October 25, 2018 by Jon Sanders
    The John Locke Foundation’s policy position on the minimum wage concludes with this recommendation: Keep the state minimum wage no higher than the federal minimum wage. Create no greater harm…
  • John Locke Update

    Managing Medicaid Through Managed Care

    posted October 17, 2018 by Jordan Roberts
    It’s nearly impossible to discuss the cost, access, or quality of the U.S. health care system without circling back to Medicaid – the joint federal and state program that provides health…
  • John Locke Update

    An Overview of Business Taxes

    posted October 4, 2018 by Joseph Coletti
    Tax reform is always a work in progress as legislators seek to raise revenue for the government without impeding the economy. Business taxes are particularly tricky, in part because businesses…
  • John Locke Update

    Time to Bury Regulations that Impede Funeral Directors

    posted October 4, 2018 by Jon Sanders
    Funeral director is not exactly the kind of enterprise someone is prepared to comparison-shop for, but still, as with other services, the more options, the better for consumers. They’re more…
  • John Locke Update

    Practical Compassion Lets Prices Rise During a Crisis

    posted September 27, 2018 by Jon Sanders
    Why we oppose the state’s anti-“gouging” law enforcing pre-disaster pricing Laws that forbid price increases during extreme events have bad unintended consequences at the very worst of times. Precisely because…

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