Court holds that state officials violated the First Amendment when they ordered retired engineer Wayne Nutt to stop talking about math in public.
The mayor assures that the University of Arizona's analysis uses data from years prior to his administration, but the report reveals weaknesses that transcend the capital city.
The report measures the ease of doing business in 83 major U.S. cities.
The Center for the Study of Economic Liberty at Arizona State University recently published the “Doing Business North America 2022 Report,” which measures the ease of doing business in 83 major U.S. cities. Now in its fourth edition, the report included San Juan, Puerto Rico, for the first time as a result of the Puerto Rico Institute for Economic Liberty’s (ILE) collaboration with the center, according to the ILE.
The Puerto Rican capital ranks last in an analysis that included 83 U.S. cities.
A University of Arizona analysis ranks the capital city last out of 83 cities in the U.S. What does it mean and why are we doing so poorly?
The capital of Puerto Rico was included for the first time in the Doing Business North America 2022 Report published by Arizona State University.
The Institute for Economic Liberty presents to Congress an updated report on the change from NAP to SNAP in Puerto Rico
Jorge L. Rodríguez, founder and president of the Institute for Economic Liberty (ILE by its name in Spanish), traveled to Washington, D.C. to present an update of the report From NAP to SNAP: A Bridge to Economic Liberty for Residents of Puerto Rico, published by ILE last year. The report presents the characteristics and operation of the federal government’s block grant currently received by the Island, for nutrition assistance, and compares and contrasts its limitations with the benefits of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
"If Puerto Rico were independent from the United States, it would be a catastrophe," assures Chilean economist
Axel Kaiser explained that the island is the U.S. jurisdiction with the lowest level of economic freedom.
"That's bad, it's mediocre. Consequently, there is a lot of room for improvement in terms of corruption, rule of law, efficiency of public spending and the effectiveness of the judiciary. (Puerto Rico) has the problem of a very large government and inflexible labor regimes, so there are several issues there that Puerto Rico needs to improve on the economic liberty indicators," Kaiser said.