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PRI All Stars on the Governor’s Budget – What Will the Governor’s Spending Plan Mean for You?

Governor Newsom this week released his 2022-23 state budget plan.  The PRI All Stars – Wayne Winegarden, Lance Izumi, and Kerry Jackson – break down what the Governor’s proposed spending bill will mean for you and your family.  They discuss its impact on taxes, debt, spending, pensions, education, health care, …

Education

Lance Izumi discusses Homeschool Boom on Bill Bunkley Show

Listen to Lance Izumi, senior director of PRI’s Center for Education, discuss his new book The Homeschool Boom on “The Bill Bunkley Show” on WTBN Radio in Tampa-St. Petersburg, FL. The interview begins at the 1:35:00 mark.

Agriculture

Opinion: The bioengineered food label is not expected to have any benefits to human health or the environment

By Henry I. Miller and Drew L. Kershen It’s no secret that Congress sometimes does things – including creating laws – that make little sense and that are contrary to the public interest. One of the most egregious of those laws has just taken effect. The subject – labeling of foods …

Commentary

Opinion: New burdens on entrepreneurs hurts minority economic advancement

By Wayne Winegarden and Kerry Jackson Florida’s nickname is the Sunshine State, but it could be the Entrepreneur State. In 2019, prior to the pandemic, no state had a higher rate of entrepreneurs starting new businesses. But that’s only part of the story. Only California (1.6 million) and Texas (1.1 million) have …

California

Chris Wright – Energy, Environment and the North Face

Following the opening segment where Tim Anaya and Rowena Itchon discuss their “favorite” new California laws of 2022, listen to PRI’s recent webinar conversation with Chris Wright, CEO of Liberty Energy and PRI board member. PRI senior fellow Steven Hayward moderates a conversation with Wright about energy and the environment, …

Business & Economics

Wayne Winegarden talks economy, inflation, entrepreneurship on Live 5 News

Watch PRI’s Dr. Wayne Winegarden discuss inflation, the state of the economy, and his recent study on how government policy designed to help small businesses has negative impacted small businesses with anchor Raphael James on Live 5 News in Charleston, SC.

Education

Lance Izumi Talks Rise in Homeschooling on “The Chat”

Lance Izumi, senior director of PRI’s Center for Education, discusses the growth in homeschooling and his new book The Homeschool Boom on “The Chat” on KFDA-TV (CBS) and KGNC Radio in Amarillo, TX.

Agriculture

Will the Supreme Court overrule California’s Proposition 12?

By The Hon. Daniel Oliver History repeats itself in California with a law that may prevent pork from being imported into the state. In 1986 and ’87 when I was Chairman of the Federal Commission, I (actually “we” at the FTC) took on then-New York State Agriculture Commissioner Joseph Gerace …

Business & Economics

John Tamny – America’s Economic Future

Economist John Tamny of RealClearMarkets and Forbes.com joins us to talk about the ongoing battle over the national debt, the debate over monetary policy and tax reform under President Trump, the future of cryptocurrency like Bitcoin, and his upcoming book on the end of work.

California

PRI All Stars on the Governor’s Budget – What Will the Governor’s Spending Plan Mean for You?

Governor Newsom this week released his 2022-23 state budget plan.  The PRI All Stars – Wayne Winegarden, Lance Izumi, and Kerry Jackson – break down what the Governor’s proposed spending bill will mean for you and your family.  They discuss its impact on taxes, debt, spending, pensions, education, health care, …

Education

Lance Izumi discusses Homeschool Boom on Bill Bunkley Show

Listen to Lance Izumi, senior director of PRI’s Center for Education, discuss his new book The Homeschool Boom on “The Bill Bunkley Show” on WTBN Radio in Tampa-St. Petersburg, FL. The interview begins at the 1:35:00 mark.

Agriculture

Opinion: The bioengineered food label is not expected to have any benefits to human health or the environment

By Henry I. Miller and Drew L. Kershen It’s no secret that Congress sometimes does things – including creating laws – that make little sense and that are contrary to the public interest. One of the most egregious of those laws has just taken effect. The subject – labeling of foods …

Commentary

Opinion: New burdens on entrepreneurs hurts minority economic advancement

By Wayne Winegarden and Kerry Jackson Florida’s nickname is the Sunshine State, but it could be the Entrepreneur State. In 2019, prior to the pandemic, no state had a higher rate of entrepreneurs starting new businesses. But that’s only part of the story. Only California (1.6 million) and Texas (1.1 million) have …

California

Chris Wright – Energy, Environment and the North Face

Following the opening segment where Tim Anaya and Rowena Itchon discuss their “favorite” new California laws of 2022, listen to PRI’s recent webinar conversation with Chris Wright, CEO of Liberty Energy and PRI board member. PRI senior fellow Steven Hayward moderates a conversation with Wright about energy and the environment, …

Business & Economics

Wayne Winegarden talks economy, inflation, entrepreneurship on Live 5 News

Watch PRI’s Dr. Wayne Winegarden discuss inflation, the state of the economy, and his recent study on how government policy designed to help small businesses has negative impacted small businesses with anchor Raphael James on Live 5 News in Charleston, SC.

Education

Lance Izumi Talks Rise in Homeschooling on “The Chat”

Lance Izumi, senior director of PRI’s Center for Education, discusses the growth in homeschooling and his new book The Homeschool Boom on “The Chat” on KFDA-TV (CBS) and KGNC Radio in Amarillo, TX.

Agriculture

Will the Supreme Court overrule California’s Proposition 12?

By The Hon. Daniel Oliver History repeats itself in California with a law that may prevent pork from being imported into the state. In 1986 and ’87 when I was Chairman of the Federal Commission, I (actually “we” at the FTC) took on then-New York State Agriculture Commissioner Joseph Gerace …

Business & Economics

John Tamny – America’s Economic Future

Economist John Tamny of RealClearMarkets and Forbes.com joins us to talk about the ongoing battle over the national debt, the debate over monetary policy and tax reform under President Trump, the future of cryptocurrency like Bitcoin, and his upcoming book on the end of work.

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