Watch Alaska Policy Forum’s recent webinar about the many ways schools fail to be accountable financially, democratically, and academically. Featuring Dr. Michael Q. McShane, director of national research at EdChoice, the webinar explains […]
Audio: The Failed Experiment of Pension Bonding
In 2008, the Alaska Legislature passed House Bill 13, which authorized the selling of bonds (debt) for investment to fill the $10 billion pension gap in PERS/TRS.
Should Alaska Adopt a Federal Curriculum?
The Anchorage School Board voted to adopt what are known as Common Core Standards which lays the groundwork for a national curriculum.
Obamacare Exchanges Are a Poor Fiscal Decision
Health Insurance Exchanges are a bad idea, and Alaska should refuse to set one up. Alaska Policy Forum interviews Cato Institute’s Michael Cannon who explains why.
Quick Answers on Obamacare
Michael Cannon concisely answers several questions about the new federal health care law.
What is School Choice?
What might school choice look like for Alaska?
Broken Promises: Cutting Medicare to Pay for Health Care Reform
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or the recent health care law, was rushed through the political process touted as deficit neutral legislation. One of the of the ways it was supposed to pay for itself was through cuts in other programs.
Audio: Federal Health Care Law would create more paperwork than IRS could handle
In the morass of new health care restrictions, rules and regulations in the federal law is a requirement that could greatly increase the amount of paperwork businesses must submit to the IRS.