The David Boze Show – The Freedom Foundation’s Maxford Nelsen on the Free Washington Tour
The Freedom Foundation’s Free Washington Tour–12 events around the state coming up in a couple weeks. Go to freewatour.com
Smiling Liberty Road – Saturday Morning Live – Saturday Morning Live for Apr. 5, 2014
Guest Host Samuel Sefzik interviews Max Nelesen from Freedom Foundation and Erin Shannon of the Washington Policy Center, to discuss the Socialist Party movement to raise minimum wage to $15 in Seattle and eventually the entire State of Washington.
Smarter Government Washington – Government Unions Oppose Common-Sense Transparency
After intense lobbying by the state teacher’s union, Senate Democrats reversed course and voted down their own bill which would have incorporated student test results into teacher evaluations. The legislation was necessary for Washington to continue receiving a waiver for the federal No Child Left Behind Act and the accompanying $44 million in federal education funds.
The Seattle Times – Divisions emerge as committee weighs minimum-pay proposal
Max Nelsen, labor-policy analyst for the Freedom Foundation, also questioned advocates’ arguments that giving poor workers a raise will be returned to the local economy in the form of increased spending.
MyNorthwest.com – Tiny Animal, Big Threat to Property Owners
We’ve been fighting this fight for years trying to help property owners down in Thurston County where the pocket gopher is just one more of the species that the really radical pro-regulatory environmental groups – they find species that are spread out, that are hard to count, and because they get these species listed, then they can lock up huge amounts of land,’ England told host David Boze on Friday.