Newspaper Articles – D. Brady Nelson

Congressman’s Bill Would Make Tax Reform Easy as ‘ABC’

Congress is considering a major corporate tax reform bill its proponents say would help to slow the growth in the number of U.S.-based businesses merging with foreign competitors

Local, State, and Federal Government Agencies Share Blame for Flint Water Crisis

In the midst of a financial crisis, Flint, Michigan’s city council voted 7–1 to approve a proposal in 2013 to switch water providers from the Detroit Water and Sewage Department (

FCC Report Shifts Goalposts to Make Case for More Regulation

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued a report concluding more regulation is needed to increase the spread of broadband Internet access in the nation.

Congress Passes Permanent Ban on Internet Access Taxes

Lawmakers in Congress approved a trade bill that included provisions prohibiting state and local governments from taxing Internet access or creating multiple or discriminatory ta

Virginia Lawmakers Approve Ballot Question Allowing Charter School Expansion

Eighteen years after Virginia lawmakers passed a law bringing a limited amount of school choice options to the state, lawmakers are putting a question before voters that could rev

House Acts to Block Obama Administration Stream Regulations

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Supporting Transparent Regulatory and Environmental Actions in Mining Act (STREAM) on January 12, 2016.

California State Pension Board Overrides San Diego’s Entitlement Reforms

San Diego, California lawmakers are appealing a ruling by the state’s labor relations board that rolls back pension entitlement reforms approved by voters four years ago.

Texas Lieutenant Governor Calls School Choice ‘Top Priority’

At a state think tank’s annual convention, Texas Lieutenant Gov.

Study: Wind Electricity Several Times as Expensive as Conventional Sources

On average, electricity from new wind resources is nearly four times as expensive as that from existing nuclear sources and nearly three times as expensive as using existing coal sources, a new stu