Policy Brief


  • Gap Financing for Host Fee Decision?

    As reported in media today (here and here) the Senate passed an amendment that would provide a temporary fix for the Supreme Court decision from last month that struck down the host fee (local share assessment) that casinos pay to … Continue reading

Colin McNickle at Large

  • Around the Public Policy Horn

    Says Christian Schornich, the chief operating officer of the strike-bound Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, to the Tribune-Review:   “Most of our concerts are losses and designed to be this way because we are a nonprofit.”   Indeed, nonprofit rules are strict. … Continue reading