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  • The Attack on Administrative Regulation

    William Funk—Probably since the first instance in which Congress considered giving a federal agency the authority to regulate private conduct, those subject to regulation have attempted to avoid such regulation. One objection has been that the subject should not be regulated—regulation kills jobs, investment, innovation, etc.[1] A less direct attempt has been to impose procedural […]READ FULL ARTICLE

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  • Mergers and Impositions: A Critical Look at Vermont’s Act 46

    Amanda E. Quinlan—In Vermont, enrollment in public schools is declining.[1] At the same time, the state is plagued with academic inequity—a trend that violates the state’s constitutional obligation to provide all Vermont students with equal educational opportunities.[2] A major driver behind this academic inequity is wealth: schools with concentrations of disadvantaged students tend to be […]READ FULL ARTICLE

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  • America’s Big League National Monuments

    Noah Greenstein—In 1906, Congress passed the infamous National Monument Act (more commonly known as the Antiquities Act), which grants the President broad, discretionary authority to designate national monuments.[1] Over the last 100 years, 16 Presidents from both parties have used this Act to designate 157 national monuments across the United States.[2] For example, on September […]READ FULL ARTICLE

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  • Lease Renewal in the Land of 10,000 Lakes: Mining in the Boundary Waters

    Kelsey Godin—Carved out by glaciers, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) houses 1,500 miles of canoe routes, 2,200 designated campsites, and more than 1,000 lakes and streams.[1]The glaciers left behind cliffs, canyons, rolling hills, souring rock formations, sandy beaches, and rocky shores.[2]In the Superior National Forest, more than 1 million acres of Minnesota is […]READ FULL ARTICLE

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