A recent pattern of legislative proposals attacks local control in ways that would slow our economic recovery and risk long-term progress on public safety.
Upon implementation, carbon emissions would drop by 40% over 12 years, while creating more than 2 million jobs, adding $70-plus billion to our GDP and providing a monthly dividend to all U.S. households—all without introducing a single new regulation.
In Jennifer Wagner’s column [Pandemic offers opportunity to rethink regulations, Forefront, Jan. 15], her choice of licensed professions to compare was interesting. I agree the two professions (real estate agent and cosmetologist) seem, on the surface, to be treated unequally. However, I disagree with her statement that “a sloppy real estate agent is likely to do more long-term damage than crooked bangs.”
The federal government created an expedited pathway that lowered the cost of development to the pharmaceutical companies, guaranteed them a market to sell their product, and therefore it was a team effort.
Thousands of ordinary Hoosiers have invested in distributed-energy resources like customer-owned rooftop solar and battery storage. Survey data from Indiana University shows that a majority of Hoosiers want to add solar to their home.