Plus: The Reason Roundtable makes talking about taxes interesting.
No matter what the public wants, crises typically leave the state more powerful.
The Open Restaurants Program spared much of New York's restaurant industry from the ravages of COVID-19 shutdowns.
Dispatching a state trooper to a hospital seems a bit excessive.
Track and field equipment and salaries for custodians are among the goods and services school districts purchased with COVID-19 relief money. Figuring out what they did with the rest of it remains difficult.
Plus: The CDC greenlights "mix and match" booster shots, the U.S. is accepting zero Uyghur refugees, and more...
Because the agency ties mask recommendations to virus transmission rather than serious cases, its guidance is unlikely to change anytime soon.
What did Fauci know and when did he know it?
Director Rochelle Walensky characterizes the potential unmasking of even vaccinated children as being "complacent."
One-size-fits-some policies drive parents and students to seek better education options.
Neither politician is willing to tolerate deviation from the one business policy he thinks is best.
Plus: Seattle businesses embrace private security in response to a police officer shortage, the FDA is set approve "mix and match" booster shots, and more...
End the mask mandates now.
Newsom makes the smart move by preserving liberalized alcohol policies.
Newsom's opposition to a judge's order requiring vaccinations for prison staffers lays bare the hypocrisy of the governor.
Plus: Most Americans favor smaller government as the pandemic fades, consumer spending grows despite supply chain issues, and more...
While the president insists on a top-down mandate, individuals making their own choices are achieving vaccination goals.
Plus: Psychedelic entrepreneurs, American seafood stuck in Canada, and more...
Title 42 expulsions are a cruel and indiscriminate pandemic mitigation measure.
Denmark recently lifted all COVID mandates. The U.S. should do the same.
Plus: Why "reforming" Section 230 makes little sense, the FDA finally admits vaping is safer than smoking, the U.S. will reopen its land borders with Canada and Mexico, and more...
Muzzling critics of government policy will just make them angrier.
Is the problem government cash or have we entered a new paradigm?
Even If Requiring People Who Have Recovered From COVID-19 To Be Vaccinated Is Legal, That Doesn't Mean It Makes Sense
The failure of legal challenges obscures an ongoing scientific debate.
Patiently waiting for senators and whistleblowers to freak out over this
De Blasio should honor expectations of medical privacy, not threaten government retribution for those who make choices he dislikes.
How big is the defection from government schools in the country's largest district? That's for politicians to know, and you to find out.
The fines for failure fall not on the unvaccinated, but the people serving them.
"Spending trillions more on new and expanded government programs, when we can't even pay for the essential social programs...is the definition of fiscal insanity."
Normally, Randi Weingarten isn't a fan of giving parents more control over their kids' education.
Plus: Why partisans want civil war, Biden's comptroller pick yearns for the USSR, and more...
Vaccine hesitancy can, in part, be laid at the feet of experts who betrayed the public’s trust.
Overcautious health officials are living on another planet.
They give an edge to big companies that have no problems accessing capital and whose executives are often well-connected with politicians.
Young people who came of age after 9/11 aren't snowflakes despite being exposed to a series of catastrophic events and apocalyptic news narratives.
The vaccine mandate on health care workers, ahead of the broader mandate on the rest of us, is putting America in uncharted territory.
Plus: Magical thinking about the spending bill, new rulings on mask mandates, and more...