Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy

June 2015

Virginia Can Lead the Nation's Nuclear Renaissance

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Virginia Can Lead the Nation's Nuclear Renaissance — Virginia currently imports more than 50 percent of its power needs, second only to California, and will need an additional 4,000 megawatts by 2021.  Safe nuclear power has the potential not only to cut that dependency significantly, but to make Virginia a major supplier to the international market.  Read It Here!

June 2015

Jefferson Journal:  Should Virginians Help Bail Out Puerto Rico?

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Jefferson Journal: Should Virginians Help Bail Out Puerto Rico? — By Michael Thompson Puerto rico is in serious financial crisis, and because the island is a U.S. territory, this is a matter of concern to taxpayers in Virginia and throughout the country.  Today it owes some $74 billion in current debts, with long term liabilities exceeding $160 billion.  But should U.S. taxpayers underwrite a bailout?  Read It Here!

May 2015

Jefferson Debate Series:  When Should Non-Profits Have To Disclose Donors?

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Jefferson Debate Series: When Should Non-Profits Have To Disclose Donors? — The second of the Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy's televised debate series was conducted on May 21, broadcast on Richmond's "Community Idea Station", WCVE-TV.  The debate featured constitutional lawyer Miller Baker, of McDermott Will & Emery, and Daniel Weiner, Council for the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center for Justice, and moderaed by the former Dean of the Department of Political Science at Virginia Commonwealth University, Dr. Bob Holsworth.  If you missed the broadcast, you can watch it here!

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May 2015

Jefferson Journal:  Another Obamacare Problem

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Jefferson Journal: Another Obamacare Problem — By Michael W. Thompson  Once again the federal government is about to harm the competitiveness of small and mid-sized businesses in Virginia.  And once again, it is because of the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare as it is known.  A lack of any business expertise has haunted Obamacare from the beginning.  Here's what's happening this time.  Read It Here!

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