Dr. Jefferson G. Edgens is an assistant professor of political science at East Georgia State College in Statesboro and an adjunct scholar with the Midland, Mich.-based Mackinac Center for Public Policy.

By Dr. Jefferson G. Edgens

Government Should Withdraw from Attempts to Ban ATM Fees

Government bans on unpopular automatic teller machine transaction fees could deprive consumers of the valued convenience of accessing their bank accounts virtually anywhere. … more

Land Trusts: A Private Solution to Protect Michigan Farmland

Dozens of private land trusts are helping to preserve 70,000 acres of Michigan wetlands, wildlife habitats, scenic views, forests, and farmland. … more

EPA's Bad Science Targets Michigan Farmers

Federal anti-pollution edicts based on faulty data could threaten the state's agriculture industry. … more

A Free-Market Solution to Water Pollution

No Taxation Without Respiration!

Over time, eliminating the estate tax would actually increase federal revenues above current levels. … more