Author Archives: Paul Steidler

Curtail International Mail’s Role In Opioid Crisis (From The Columbus Dispatch) With Ohio at the center of America’s opioid crisis, seemingly all the stops are being pulled out at the state level to address this epidemic. An important and often overlooked area where the federal government can step in is to [Read More...]
Will The STOP Act Soon Be Thrust Forward? With an Opioid National Emergency Declaration Looming Congress Considers Steps to Reduce Drug Inflows by International Mail Following the “first and most urgent recommendation” of the Presidential Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis, President Trump has indicated [Read More...]
Stop Dangerous Drugs In International Mail (From The National Interest) We need to tighten international mail screenings to help curtail the influx of dangerous new synthetic drugs that can easily be ordered online. I discuss these issues for The National Interest here. [Read More...]
Seven Biggest Reasons America Should Seek Energy Dominance (From Investor’s Business Daily) The United States is on the cusp of becoming the world’s dominant energy provider. This has wide-ranging and very positive ramifications. It means more jobs, heightened U.S. manufacturing competitiveness and an improved trade balance. Expanded energy production and exports is [Read More...]
The Clinton Education Legacy: Headed Toward a Failing Grade? Issue Brief During his six plus years in office, President Clinton has given continuous attention to American education. Indeed, he has made it a top priority for his administration. But how significantly has education policy changed, particularly for America’s troubled [Read More...]
Reform Needed in Federal K-12 Education Funding Article Published in the Colorado Springs Gazette What is the most critical issue that the incoming session of Congress must address? It may well be reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), the primary law pertaining to the [Read More...]
Trickle-Down Education Budget Deal Misses the Mark Article Published in The Christian Science Monitor Washington, D.C. is aglow as both parties hail the centerpiece of the budget agreement: a deal to hire more than 30,000 teachers in the coming year and increase the U.S. Department of Education’s [Read More...]
More Teachers Would be the Best Deal for Students Letter to the Editor of The Richmond Times-Dispatch Dear Editor: Three cheers for Bob Holland’s September 30 op-ed (“Teachers Speak Out For the Real Deal In School Reform”) and its insight into how teachers have here-to-fore been largely shut out [Read More...]
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