Tag Archives: Government

TROY professor: 2020 Census crucial for Alabama

April 1, 2020
By Greg Phillips

April 1 marks Census Day in the U.S., a key reference date for the U.S. Census and a strong reminder of the importance of filling out the 2020 U.S. Census.

The Census, which American households should have received in the mail by now, influences everything from the Electoral College to the House of Representatives to…

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Politics and the Economics of the Carbon Tax

January 31, 2019
By Daniel Sutter

A carbon tax involves some good economics and is probably the best way to address global warming. And yet I think that adopting the tax represents bad policy. My reservations involve the politics of policy implementation as examined by Nobel prize-winning economist James Buchanan.

Before getting to my concerns, let’s consider two other arguments against…

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Center for Public Service connects experts to state services

December 18, 2018
By Greg Phillips

Troy University is helping agencies throughout its home state thanks to the University’s Center for Public Service.

Established in 2016, the center operates as a hub connecting government agencies and nonprofits throughout Alabama to TROY experts who can help them in areas of need.

“Our mission is to provide expert assistance to state and local…

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