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Rob McKenna

Real alternatives to Obamacare

Obamacare flies in the face of many principles conservatives hold dear, including individual consumer choice and a belief that “massive government bureaucracy” and “efficiency” don’t belong in the same sentence. Despite the spin that Obamacare was about preserving the private health insurance market, the incredible number of mandates it imposes and its large expansion of … [Read More]

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Police body cams: Public records and your privacy

Many cities around the state are considering equipping police officers with body cameras. The cameras are useful for gathering in-the-moment evidence as well as … [Read More]

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“Moneyball for Government” – using data to be more effective

We are in the age of “Big Data” in which vast stores of aggregated data are being analyzed and parsed using ever-more sophisticated analytical tools. Already, … [Read More...]

Guest Columnists

Adam Faber

McCleary hearing: Court ponders its limits and some radical remedies

The state Supreme Court ruled in 2012’s McCleary case that the state is shirking its constitutional duty to adequately fund K-12 schools. Since then, the court has expressed its displeasure at the Legislature’s progress in correcting the problem by the court’s imposed 2018 deadline. Now the question is, what is the court going to do about it? Plaintiffs and the state both … [Read More]