Category: Conservative News

Evidence from San Francisco shows that rent control makes income inequality worse – American Experiment

Surely, when San Francisco’s politicians passed rent control laws they didn’t intend to increase income inequality in the city. But that is what happened. Once again, we see the truth of Milton Friedman’s old saying: “One of the great mistakes is to judge policies and programs by their intentions rather than their results” Evidence from San Francisco shows that rent control makes income inequality worse – American Experiment Surely, when San Francisco’s politicians passed these rent control laws they didn’t intend to increase income inequality in the city. But that is what happened. Once again, we see the truth...

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Affordable housing is rare because it’s illegal to build – American Experiment

Excessive fees and regulations are the problem – high prices are just the symptom. We need the supply of housing to expand. Instead of spending hundreds of millions of dollars dealing with the symptoms, our policymakers must remove the barriers to the construction of affordable housing – barriers which, in many cases, they are responsible for erecting. Affordable housing is rare because it’s illegal to build – American Experiment Excessive fees and regulations are the problem – high prices are just the symptom. We need the supply of housing to expand. Instead of spending hundreds of millions of dollars...

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Argus Leader: Sioux Falls Landfill Tightens Rules After Minnesota Dumps Dozens of Wind Turbine Blades – American Experiment

This year, 101 non-recyclable turbine blades have been trucked to the city dump. But with each one spanning 120 feet long, that’s caused officials with the landfill and the Sioux Falls Public Works Department to study the long-term effect that type of refuse could have on the dump. Argus Leader: Sioux Falls Landfill Tightens Rules After Minnesota Dumps Dozens of Wind Turbine Blades – American Experiment American Experiment has been a leader in exposing the fact that wind turbines only last for twenty years, and after that time the turbines must be torn down as part of the decommissioning...

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New research shows that lower state taxes can increase entrepreneurship – American Experiment

Minnesota is one of the highest taxed states in America. Research shows that these high tax rates disincentivize R&D. And the data shows that our state lags the national average on R&D spending. It is hard to avoid the conclusion that Minnesota’s high taxes are deterring R&D in the state. To get that investment up, we need to get those rates down. New research shows that lower state taxes can increase entrepreneurship – American Experiment Minnesota is one of the highest taxed states in America. Research shows that these high tax rates disincentivize R&D. And the data shows that...

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To grow Minnesota’s economy, we need tax cuts from state rather than federal government – American Experiment

A new paper suggests that Minnesotans looking for tax policy which will give our economy a boost should look to Saint Paul rather than D.C. To grow Minnesota’s economy, we need tax cuts from state rather than federal government – American Experiment A new paper suggests that Minnesotans looking for tax policy which will give our economy a boost should look to Saint Paul rather than D.C....

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