101 Policy Corner

What’s this?
This site (“101PC”) looks at big, wonky public policy stuff and makes sense of it. Hoping to better understand the issues with health care? Why the federal minimum wage hasn’t been raised in over a decade? What public banks are?

You’re in the right place.
101PC is a free site that explores and explains topics like these, plus ones you might have never considered (i.e. the unsexy ones), like state-level lobbying rules or public utility commissions.

Be sure to take a peek at the blog or drop a suggestion for future posts. And be sure to check in again in the future, as the site will (hopefully) include some newer resources.

Latest pieces:

The Money Bail Debate & Why We Need Reform

Changes to money bail policies have proliferated over the past few years. Read about them and why they matter here.

Eliminating State Income Tax & Why That’s a Stupid Idea

Several Republican candidates for Georgia governor have proposed abolishing the state’s income tax. Read why that’s stupid here.

Vacant Senate Seats & How They’re Filled

Depending on the state, a vacant U.S. Senate seat could be filled via appointment or special election. Read why it matters here.


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