Day: November 10, 2008

Hey Buddy, Can You Spare a Charge?

Todd Wynn
Cascade Commentary

Summary

Advocates of plug-in vehicles profess that they will reduce air pollution, dependence on foreign oil and greenhouse gases. But while plug-ins may be good for the environment, the subsidies and tax credits attempting to jumpstart the adoption of the electric car are misguided, unnecessary, and even unjust. (more…)

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Driver’s License or Good Citizen’s Card?

Sreya SarkarCascade Commentary

Summary

The driver’s license was originally created to ensure public safety by setting driving standards. But when lawmakers treat the license as a “good citizen” trophy and suspend it for nondriving-related infractions, the consequences for low-income workers’ ability to maintain employment are serious. (more…)

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