November 2, 2017
An Oklahoma Department of Labor task force studying occupational licensing’s effects will send its final report to Gov. Mary Fallin in December, after receiving advice from the public and policy experts.
November 1, 2017
Lawyers representing an Illinois state government employee challenging the constitutionality of deducting union fees from his paycheck will present opening arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS).
October 31, 2017
Congressional Democrats are lining up behind two bills in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate to repeal right-to-work (RTW) laws in 28 states and prohibit states from passing such laws.
October 19, 2017
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines occupational licensing and a proposed reform plan in Nebraska.
October 11, 2017
Next year, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam will start enforcing work requirements for food stamp recipients living in 70 of the state’s 95 counties.
September 8, 2017
Georgia state government officials have submitted a plan to the federal government for permission to phase in work requirements for more of the state’s food stamp recipients.
August 24, 2017
Two Sandoval County, New Mexico commissioners are proposing a county ordinance to prohibit some businesses from requiring union membership as a condition of employment.
August 24, 2017
This week's Leaflet celebrates National Employee Freedom Week and examines how states can reform their workforce climate with right-to-work legislation.
August 16, 2017
This testimony, Jesse Hathaway discusses prevailing-wage laws, and how they force taxpayers to pay more for construction work than is necessary— and all without increasing the marginal quality of work.
July 27, 2017
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new proposal in Illinois that would ban local governments from adopting right-to-work laws.