BY JARRETT SKORUP -- While states are moving to limit the abuse of asset forfeiture, the Trump administration appears to be going in the other direction, seeking to strengthen this controversial law enforcement tool. That’s the wrong move.
BY JASON ZUCKERMAN AND MATT STOCK -- Since its implementation, in August 2011, the SEC Whistleblower-Reward Program has steadily gained momentum. The SEC has recovered more than $1 billion in financial remedies from wrongdoers and issued more than $154 million in awards to whistleblowers.
BY SEN. PATRICK COLBECK -- Medicaid spending is the single largest line item in most state budgets, yet states have little control over how it is spent. Lump sum Medicaid block grants provide an opportunity for both state governments and the federal government to rein in out of control spending.
B JOHN MOZENA -- Last week, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed teacher pension reform legislation. It’s an important milestone in Michigan’s successful use of good policy to continue the state’s recovery.
BY STEFAN SELIG -- While globalization has meant economic displacement of some American manufacturing, the fact is that the vast majority of the more than 6 million American manufacturing jobs lost since 1970 can be attributed to technological advances.
BY DANIEL COVANY -- One year after the Turkish coup attempt, an American who witnessed it tells his story.
BY BOB ROSS -- Airline subsidies by Qatar and United Arab Emirates are a thumb on the scale that unfairly shifts the balance of what should be fair competition.
BY JONATHAN BARNETT AND TED SICHELMAN -- The Court's decision in Impression Products v. Lexmark International reflects a blind adherence to doctrinal formalism in patent law and scant interest in understanding how modern innovation markets actually work.
BY LARRY PAYNE -- This administration can improve government’s digital identity and bolster its reputation across the country. By investing in public-facing digital technologies that streamline the user experience, this administration can remind the public that government exists to help them.
BY REZA SHAFIEE -- Not taking into account the mullahs’ brutality at home, which is unprecedented in Iran’s modern history, the destabilizing role it has played in the region since day one is more than enough for the international community to draw the line.