Alfred Kahn, who was instrumental in deregulating the airline industry, died this week.
"Before Kahn, airlines had to get permission from the CAB to establish new routes or terminate old ones. The CAB set ticket prices, not the market. This prevented profitable or high-demand routes from being given adequate service, and kept money-losing, little-traveled routes open. It prevented airlines from keeping up with their customers’ ever-changing needs. [...] Washington could use more people like Alfred Kahn."
Montana State Senator Ryan Zinke is trying to shift closing time for taprooms from 8pm to 10pm.
In the new CEI Podcast, Fellow in Regulatory Studies Ryan Young argues that the IRS should not be doing Americans' taxes for them.
Listen to the podcast here.