ON-Lion Letter

Entries for March 2015

Georgetown's Religious Freedom Project hosts public dialogue about proselytism and development in pluralistic societies
The relationship between religious proselytism and development is sharply contested.  International covenants recognize that religious freedom in...

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Event highlights important social, economic impacts of Milwaukee's historic buildings
American cities are enjoying something of a renaissance.  Today, 80% of Americans and counting live in an urban area.  Americans -- especial...

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Federalist Society white paper asks whether Congress has role in preempting discriminatory state or local taxes
A March white paper from The Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy Studies in Washington, D.C., addresses the U.S. Congress' ability to use t...

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Bradley Prize recipients Allan H. Meltzer, John B. Taylor testify before Senate committee on Federal Reserve accountability and reform
In March, Bradley Prize recipients Allan H. Meltzer and John B. Taylor testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, & Urban Aff...

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Teach for America teachers are as effective as their counterparts in the same schools and grades, study finds
Teach for America (TFA) builds a national corps of recent college graduates who commit two years to teach in hundreds of schools in America's lowest-i...

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TPPF report examines potential economic gains from eliminating Texas' business margin tax
In March, the Texas Public Policy Foundation (TPPF) in Austin, Tex., released a report by Talmadge Heflin, director of its Center for Fiscal Policy an...

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2015 Bradley Symposium to explore risks and opportunities in era of change for higher education
A college education has long been both a key ingredient to upward mobility and a crucial means of educating virtuous citizens.  But as tuition an...

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NAS report shows campus sustainability movement restricts debate, harms college finances
As United Nations delegates gathered to negotiate new Sustainable Development Goals, the National Association of Scholars (NAS) in New York City relea...

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Reason Foundation compiles recommendations to improve surface-transportation policy
Approximately every six years, Congress reauthorizes U.S. surface-transportation legislation, providing an opportunity to make changes and updates tha...

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Kenosha judge rules that government employers, unions must comply with Wisconsin law
In March, Kenosha County Circuit Court Judge David M. Bastianelli issued a ruling striking down the collective-bargaining agreements (CBAs) reached be...

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