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  • Taxes

    NH Should Not Offer Incentives to Amazon

    CONCORD — Under no circumstances should state officials offer special economic development incentives to try to land Amazon’s newly announced second headquarters (HQ2), Andrew Cline, interim president of the Josiah Bartlett Center for Public Policy, cautioned today. Granite Staters would fare better in the long run if the government focused instead on improving New Hampshire’s […]

  • Education Policy | School Choice

    Educational Savings Accounts are constitutional in NH, IJ legal review shows

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 6, 2017 CONTACT: Richard Komer, Institute for Justice, 703-682-9320 New study shows how Educational Savings Accounts are constitutional in NH  CONCORD —A legal review by the Institute for Justice, done in conjunction with the Josiah Bartlett Center for Public Policy, shows that Educational Savings Accounts (ESAs) are constitutional under both […]

  • General | Health | Obamacare

    Why Obamacare Is Still With Us

    The Josiah Bartlett Center’s Andrew Cline writes in USA Today that to replace Obamacare, Republicans must first agree to make a gradual transition toward a freer market in health care.  (Editor’s note: We did not write the USA Today headline. That was the work of an editor at the paper.)   Why Obamacare is still […]

  • General

    Bernie Sanders’ Labor Day Fantasies

    The Josiah Bartlett Center for Public Policy’s Andrew Cline took to the pages of the Concord Monitor on Labor Day to rebut U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ anti-capitalist populism. http://www.concordmonitor.com/Bernie-Sanders-Labor-Day-fantasies-12233000 Bernie Sanders’ Labor Day fantasies By Andrew Cline U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, America’s most popular advocate of socialism, is in New Hampshire today to blame free-market […]

  • General

    Josiah Bartlett Center for Public Policy hires Andrew Cline as Interim President

    CONCORD — The Josiah Bartlett Center for Public Policy, New Hampshire’s free-market think tank, today named former New Hampshire Union Leader Editorial Page Editor Andrew Cline the Center’s Interim President. Cline, a writer and communications consultant, will take on the role previously held by long-time President Charlie Arlinghaus, who left earlier this year to become […]

  • Better Government | Energy | Fiscal Policy | Guest Column | Policy Matters

    An Assessment of the New Hampshire Coastal Risk and Hazards Commission Report

    January 2017 By Michael Sununu Among the many drivers of unsound public policy in this day and age, perhaps the most odious is the alarmism over changes in climate that are supposedly driven by human activity. Time and again, we have seen costly, unjustified, and economically destructive public policy implemented in the name of climate […]