State Power

Is Insurance Regulation Unconstitutional?

Scholar argues that the National Association of Insurance Commissioners’s power to regulate violates states’ constitutions.

Supreme Court Examines Liquor Retail Regulations

The Court’s decision will weigh states’ regulatory powers against concerns of economic protectionism.

Can States Convince People to Recycle?

Research suggests recycling laws may turn people into “committed” recyclers.

Taking Power Back from the Feds

Kansas moves to take control over workplace safety regulations.

Rethinking States’ Role in Federal Rulemaking

By understanding key tradeoffs, federal agencies can enhance state participation in the regulatory process.