The Leaflet

The Leaflet: Popularity of Short-Term Renting is Exploding

March 31, 2016

In a recent Mackinac Center for Public Policy blog post, Policy Analyst Jarrett Skorup says the popularity of short-term rental services is “exploding”:

The Leaflet: Anti-Poverty Welfare Reforms Gain Momentum

March 24, 2016

In 2008 and 2015, The Heartland Institute produced the 2015 Welfare Reform Report Card, the nation’

The Leaflet: Right-to-Work Momentum Continues

March 17, 2016

Earlier in March, West Virginia became the 26th state to enact right-to-work (RTW) legislation. RTW laws allow private sector employees to opt out of union membership.

The Leaflet: States Battle The Clean Power Plan

March 3, 2016

Last month, The U.S. Supreme Court granted a stay of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan (CPP), effectively blocking implementation of the CPP as of February 9, 2016.

The Leaflet: Certificate of Need Creates Unintended Consequences in States

March 10, 2016

Legal battles now occurring across the nation between hospitals and government regulators over certificate of need (CON) laws demonstrate why burdensome government mandates should be rejected and r

The Leaflet: The Social Impacts of Frac Sand Mining

February 19, 2016

Hydraulic fracturing, commonly called “fracking,” has created an energy revolution for the oil and gas industries in states such as North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.

The Leaflet: States Consider Article V Constitutional Reform

February 11, 2016

States across the nation are considering constitutional reform. According to Article V of the U.S. Constitution, amendments can be passed in two ways.

The Leaflet: Alcohol Taxes, Regulations, and Mardi Gras

February 4, 2016

On February 9, the City of New Orleans will celebrate Mardi Gras, a holiday often associated with beads, parades, wild parties, and alcoholic beverages strewn about the sidewalks of Bourbon Street.

The Leaflet: States Consider Medicaid Reform

January 28, 2016

Many states are debating making or have already made significant changes to their health care programs, with many focusing on Medicaid expansion.

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