Policy Brief


  • School Strike in the South Hills?

    The Keystone Oaks School District has put parents on notice that there could be a work stoppage this week unless last minute negotiations are successful.  As defined by Act 88 of 1992, a strike is defined as “… a concerted … Continue reading

Colin McNickle at Large

  • Notes on the state of things

    Here’s an unflattering portrait of government red tape: An industry analysis of government data shows that the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s Pittsburgh regional office takes more than 200 days to process erosion control permits for shale gas drillers. That … Continue reading