National University System Institute for Policy Research

Should the FAA regulate airline leg room?
U-T SAN DIEGO, September 12, 2014 - Question: Should federal regulations be strengthened to ensure adequate leg and sitting room in airplanes? (Please address whether or not extra fees should be allowed for extra room.)? YES: 1 NO: 15 Continue reading »
Story: Region's Exports Hit Record Level in 2013
SAN DIEGO BUSINESS JOURNAL, September 14, 2014 - Region's Exports Hit Record Level in 2013 Continue reading »
Del Mar Fairgrounds looks to create its own craft beer brand with brewery, restaurant
DEL MAR TIMES, September 11, 2014 - Hoping to tap into a growing craft beer industry in San Diego County, the agency that operates the Del Mar Fairgrounds is moving forward with plans to build a micro-brewery inside an existing, under-used satellite wagering facility on its 400-acre property. The brewery would not only brew beer for the fairgrounds' own brand for consumption during events at the venue, including the annual San Diego County Fair and horse racing meets, but also potentially sell its product off-site, officials said. Continue reading »
The Case for Carl DeMaio Is Not That He's a Peacemaker
VOICE OF SAN DIEGO, September 11, 2014 - When the U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced it endorsed incumbent U.S. Rep. Scott Peters, his rival, Carl DeMaio, easily could have shrugged it off. Candidates across the country are trying to tie their opponents to D.C. Here was one of Washington's biggest interest groups embracing DeMaio's opponent. Continue reading »
Minimum wage challenge is over
KUSI NEWS, September 10, 2014 - It was a challenge to see if he could live on the what more than 38% of San Diegans make every week. Council President Todd Gloria survived the challenge but will it help him push the minimum wage increase forward? Continue reading »

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