Richard D. McLellan

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As some take aim at school choice, Legislature is unlikely to agree

As some take aim at school choice, Legislature is unlikely to agree

January 23, 2015 | Richard D. McLellan

Proposal A opened a wealth of choices for parents and students, but some see the ensuing marketplace as too fragmented to serve students well.

PRO ‘Dark money’ is a euphemism for free speech, like it or not

PRO ‘Dark money’ is a euphemism for free speech, like it or not

December 22, 2014 | Richard D. McLellan

Even those who exercise their influence with money deserve anonymity if they so desire; it's a way to protect free expression, even in politics.

No debates? As long as candidates get a vote, get used to it

No debates? As long as candidates get a vote, get used to it

November 14, 2014 | Richard D. McLellan

Debates, town halls and other election-season events are undeniably good for voters – and the media. But candidates see little upside, and lately are deciding not to participate.