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The FDA and drugmakers should think small
By Robert Goldberg, USA Today, 2-28-05
Scourge of the Times
By Heather Mac Donald, New York Sun, 2-28-05
Proficiency 101
By Jay P. Greene & Marcus A. Winters, Philadelphia Inquirer, 2-28-05
The War on the War on Poverty
By Myron Magnet, Wall Street Journal, 2-25-05
(This article also appears on
realclearpolitics.com 02/25/05)
Law and Borders: The conservative case for Bush's immigration plan
By Tamar Jacoby, Weekly Standard, 2-28-05
(This article also appears on
realclearpolitics.com 02/24/05)
Tort tax cut
By Jim Copland, Washington Times, 2-15-05
Tackling Tort Reform
By George L. Priest, National Review Online, 2-11-05
Medicaid needs Surgery
By David Gratzer, The Weekly Standard, 2-14-05
The Wrong Target
By Walter Olson, New York Times, 2-6-05
Guns Are Butter
By Howard Husock, New York Sun, 2-3-05
The Art of Energy: The future will not be painted in oil.
By Peter Huber and Mark Mills, Slate.com, 2-1-05
Wasting the Windfall
By Jay P. Greene, New York Post, 2-1-05
Oil, Oil, Everywhere . . .
By Peter Huber and Mark Mills, c 1-27-05
Web Debate: Heather Mac Donald and John Hutson-“Should Gonzales be Attorney General?”
Simple, but Effective
By David Gratzer, Wall Street Journal, 1-25-05
Torturing the Evidence
By Heather Mac Donald, The Weekly Standard, 1-24-05
Question Away
By Heather Mac Donald, New York Post, 1-18-05
Innovative approaches to relief
By Robert Goldberg, Washington Times, 1-12-05
Off and Running
By Steven Malanga, New York Post, 1-12-05
Start the revolution
By E.J. McMahon, Daily News, 1-9-05
N.Y.: Un-Free
By Steven Malanga, New York Post, 1-8-05
Too Nice for Our Own Good
By Heather Mac Donald, Wall Street Journal, 1-6-05
Same Man, Same Problem
By E. J. McMahon, New York Post, 1-6-05
Importing failure
By Robert Goldberg, Washington Times, 1-2-05
Get serious about immigration enforcement
By Heather Mac Donald, Dallas Morning News, 12-30-04 (This article is a reprint from the New York Post 12/15/04)
The Right Road To Safe Drugs
By Robert Goldberg, New York Post, 12-28-04
Don’t Blame Canada
By Robert Goldberg, National Review Online, 12-23-04
Vioxx Backlash Could Derail Future of Medicine
by Robert Goldberg and Paul Howard, Health Care News, January 2005
A Prescription for Health
By David Gratzer, National Review Online, 12-21-04
Thomas’ Trials and Triumph
By Walter Olson, New York Post, 12-19-04
Gotham's Fiscal Crisis: Lessons Unlearned
By E.J. McMahon and Fred Siegel, The Public Interest, Winter 2005
Safety’s Not No. 1
By Heather Mac Donald, New York Post, 12-15-04
Budget reform is budget de-form
By E. J. McMahon, The Post Standard, 12-14-04
Opportunities Lost
By Sol Stern, New York Sun, 12-14-04
The Virtue of Waste
By Peter Huber, Forbes, 12-13-04
Winning the Border Battle
By Tamar Jacoby, New York Post, 12-9-04
Yanking Schools Back From Oz
By Jay P. Greene & Marcus A. Winters, New York Post, 12-8-04
Medical progress
By Robert Goldberg, Washington Times, 12-7-04
Straighten Up and Fly Right
By Heather Mac Donald, Wall Street Journal, 12-2-04
(Also posted on www.realclearpolitics.com 12/04/04)
Fiscal Fantasy
By E.J. McMahon, New York Post, 12-1-04
Mike's lost his way on school reform
By Sol Stern, Daily News, 11-30-04
Bush's Immigration Gamble
By Tamar Jacoby, Los Angeles Times, 11-24-04
Push forward schools, leave behind skeptics
By Jay P. Greene, Newsday, 11-21-04
Homeland Security? Not Yet By Heather Mac Donald, City Journal, Autumn 2004
Turning Out Trial Lawyers, Inc.
By Jim Copland, National Review, 11-8-04
A Line Has Been Drawn in the Arizona Sand
By Tamar Jacoby, Washington Post, 11-14-04
Why the Long Face? E.J. McMahon on why President Bush’s re-election is great news for Gotham
New York Sun, 11-4-04
Bush’s medicare fix
By David Gratzer, Financial Post, 10-27-04

 

Domestic Policy Agenda, 109th Congress

As the Bush administration and Congressional leaders develop the legislative agenda for the 109th Congress, the Manhattan Institute has scholars available for comment on key domestic issues, such as immigration, tort reform, health care, education, homeland security and energy policy. In addition, the Manhattan Institute scholars are available to discuss breaking news of the day, providing background and in-depth understanding of the issues.

With each domestic policy announcement, visit this page to see which of our scholars are available to comment. Below is a list of announced policies and programs the administration would like to address.

Immigration: Tamar Jacoby

  • Immigration reform, guest worker program

Legal Policy: Walter Olson, Jim Copland, Peter Huber

  • Tort Reform
  • Trial lawyers
  • Class Action lawsuits
  • Medical malpractice

Healthcare: Robert Goldberg, Dr. David Gratzer, Regina Herzlinger

  • FDA and the future of medical innovation
  • Vaccine shortages: Who is to blame?
  • Medicare and prescription drugs
  • Customer oriented health insurance

Homeland Security: Heather Mac Donald

  • Privacy
  • Racial profiling
  • Integrating efforts of the state and federal officials to fight terrorism

Education: Jay Greene, Abigail Thernstrom

  • Graduation rates
  • Money and Education
  • Race and Education

Energy Policy: Peter Huber

  • Development of new technology
  • Danger of “junk science”

New York:

Fiscal Policy: E. J.  McMahon

  • Taxation
  • Government Spending

New York City: Steve Malanga

  • Public Policy
  • Economic Policy
  • Urban development

Manhattan Institute scholars are widely recognized for their expertise in their subject area. Every one of them has published op-eds in major national papers such as The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, LA Times and Dallas Morning News as well as the influential New York dailies -- the New York Post, Daily News and NY Sun.

 

 CONTACT INFORMATION:

Lindsay Young Craig
Executive Director, Communications
212/599-7000, ext.315

Ellen Riegel Bisnath
212/599-7000

TOPICAL INDEX:

MI Publications &
City Journal Articles:

M.I. Media Appearances

IMMIGRATION:
Special Report with Brit Hume
Fox News Channel, 11-18-04
(Windows Media)
Public Immigration Concerns Contrast with Policy
NPR's All Things Considered

HOMELAND SECURITY:
Kudlow and Cramer CNBC 12-3-04 (WINDOWS MEDIA)
Scarborough Country MSNBC, 12-1-04 (WINDOWS MEDIA)
The Big Story with John Gibson Fox News Channel, 11-18-04
(Windows Media) 
DaySide With Linda Vester
Fox News Channel, 11-16-04
(Windows Media)

HEALTHCARE:
Kudlow & Cramer
CNBC, 10-20-04
(Windows Media)

The O'Reilly Factor
Fox News Channel, 10-19-04
(Windows Media)

Compassionate Conservative Policies Changed NY

This is a selection of articles about New York City from the Manhattan Institute archives. Additional articles by each author can be found on the scholars page.

Blight By Law
By Julia Vitullo-Martin, New York Post, 2-28-05
Taxpayers Revolt
By Steven Malanga, New York Sun, 2-23-05
Pension plan needs adjusting
By E.J. McMahon, The Post-Standard, 2-22-05
Spending We Don’t Need
By Steven Malanga, New York Post, 2-17-05
NY’s Prisons Emptying Out
By E. J. McMahon, New York Post, 2-8-05
Carson to NY: Wake Up
By Julia Vitullo-Martin, New York Post, 1-30-05
They Never Learn
By Sol Stern, Barron’s Online, 1-24-05
Judge: Children Must Fail
By Jay P. Greene, New York Sun, 1-19-05
Time to end misuse of authorities
By E.J. McMahon, The Post-Standard, 1-18-05
Gotham Proves Its Golden
by Steve Malanga, New York Post, 9-7-04
A Fitting Choice
by Meghan Clyne, National Review Online 9-4-04
Campaign Dispatches: Unconventional Wisdom
by Steve Swanson, Chicago Tribune 9-2-04
GOP Poster Child
by Myron Magnet, New York Post, 8-31-04
W's NY Centric Tax Cuts
by E.J. McMahon, New York Post, 8-26-04
The Power of Good Ideas
New York Post, 8-26-04
The City That Conservatives Built
Gotham Gazette, 8-25-04
A Changed City
New York Sun
A Victory Over 'Homeless Hooey' by Heather Mac Donald, New York Post, 10-02-03
Sanity on the Homeless by Heather Mac Donald, City Journal, Autumn 2003
City Journal's Quality-of-Life Index by E.J. McMahon, City Journal, Summer 2003
NYC's Middle-Class Boom by Steven Malanga, New York Post, 7-10-02
Opportunity NY by Steven Malanga, City Journal, Summer 2002
Gotham's Quicker-Than-Expected Recovery by Steven Malanga, City Journal, 3-11-02
Venture Capitalists Still Like Gotham by Steven Malanga, City Journal, 3-3-02
Don't Mess with Welfare Reform's Success by Heather Mac Donald, City Journal, Winter 2002
Minority Business Triumphs in Gotham by Steven Malanga, City Journal, Spring 2002
Tough Cops Matter by George L. Kelling & William H. Sousa, New York Post, 12-19-01
Building the Opportunity City by Steven Malanga, City Journal, Spring 2001
America's Best Urban Police Force by Heather Mac Donald, City Journal, Summer 2000
BIDs Really Work by Heather Mac Donald, City Journal, Spring 1996
The Unexpected Lessons of Times Square's Comeback by William J. Stern, City Journal, Autumn 1999
Good Cops by Brian C. Anderson, City Journal, Autumn 1999
What Is Compassionate Conservatism? by Myron Magnet, The Wall Street Journal, 02-05-99

 

 

 

 


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