Tag Archive | "Marc Scribner"

March 1, 2012: A Highway Bill Everyone Can Hate

Land-Use and Transportation Policy Analyst Marc Scribner explains why almost nobody is happy with how this year’s highway bill is turning out.

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December 15, 2011: Drilling for Roads

Land-use and Transportation Policy Analyst Marc Scribner looks at House Republicans’ “drilling for roads” proposal and finds it wanting.

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November 10, 2011: Eminent Domain Abuse

Land Use and Transportation Policy Analyst Marc Scribner explains why allowing the government to seize land from its owners and give it to developers is a bad idea.

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June 23, 2011: Bunker Fuel

Bunker fuel is a heavy fuel used by large ships around the world. Land Use and Transportation Policy Analyst Marc Scribner looks at new environmental regulations to limit bunker fuel use, and their unintended consequences.

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April 28, 2011: High-Speed Rail

Land Use and Transportation Policy Analyst Marc Scribner looks at China’s experience with high-speed rail, and finds that it may not be a very good deal for the United States.

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February 10, 2011: How Not to Stop Eminent Domain Abuse

Land Use and Transportation Policy Analyst Marc Scribner takes a close look at an eminent domain reform bill just passed by the Texas State Senate.

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January 12, 2011: Public-Private Partnerships

Land-use and Transportation Policy Analyst Marc Scribner talks about his new CEI Issue Analysis, “The Limitations of Public-Private Partnerships.”

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November 11, 2010: Taxing New IRS Regulations

Fellow in Regulatory Studies Ryan Young explains how an IRS proposal for mandatory certification of tax preparers would hurt consumers and taxpayers.

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September 2, 2010: How Zoning Laws Affected Hurricane Katrina’s Victims

Policy Analyst Marc Scribner explains how urban central planning made it harder to rebuild after Hurricane Katrina — and how well Houston, which has no zoning laws, coped with 260,000 Katrina evacuees.

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Episode 105: Neutering the Net

Richard Morrison and Marc Scribner welcome new media guru Brooke Oberwetter to the show to discuss the latest developments in the net neutrality battle, plus more.

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