National University System Institute for Policy Research

Raise capital-gains rates?
SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE, July 31, 2015 - Q: Should the capital gains tax rate be raised to discourage short-term investing, as Hillary Clinton suggests? Answers: YES 5, NO 11 Continue reading »
City, County Left Only With General Funds to Offer NFL Gods
VOICE OF SAN DIEGO, July 27, 2015 - On Tuesday, the city and county negotiators will meet with Eric Grubman, the NFL's vice president, and Chargers Special Counsel Mark Fabiani. Continue reading »
Is Chargers stadium EIR a wise expense?
SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE, July 24, 2015 - Q: Is it economically wise for the city to spend $2.1 million on an expedited EIR to replace Qualcomm Stadium? Answers: Yes 8, NO 6 Continue reading »
Mandating a project labor agreement is government overreach
POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL, July 18, 2015 - In a recent guest editorial, it was proposed that if Health Quest seeks funding through the Local Development Corporation for their large healthcare facility expansion, as projects of this magnitude often do, that a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) be mandated. Continue reading »
Are local CEOs paid too much?
SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE, July 17, 2015 - Q: Is CEO pay too high? Answers: YES 2, NO 12 Continue reading »

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