The Congressional Western Caucus introduced 9 bills in July that shift endangered species conservation to a different, more bottom-up approach. These bills increase information sharing between [...]
Recently, the Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State University co-sponsored the National Mental Health Court Summit. This 3-day conference held in Park City, Utah, is one of the [...]
CGO researchers Josh T. Smith and Jesse Baker write about crime statistics in the debate about DACA recipients (Dreamers) and crime. Dreamers are productive members of society and data suggest [...]
Banning plastic products would hurt small business owners, have little effect on ocean pollution, and their alternatives require the use of more fossil fuels and electricity. William F. Shughart [...]
In 2011, politicians were banned from using earmarks. Aaron Hedlund, an assistant professor at the University of Missouri, and visiting Senior Fellow at the CGO maintains this policy results in [...]
William F. Shughart II, Senior Editor at the Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State University, is interviewed by Hayek Program scholar Jayme Lemke.
Josh Smith, Research Manager for the CGO, writes about other ways to reduce carbon emissions than renewable portfolio standards (RPS). States with RPS mandates have increased electricity prices [...]
Josh T. Smith, Research Manager at the Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State University, takes part in a discussion on Renewal Portfolio Standards (RPS).