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The Best of Times, the Worst of Times

[Note: This is the text of a State of the City speech I delivered at a formal meeting of the Iowa City City Council on February 21, 2017.] Good evening, friends. It’s my great honor to present this year’s State … Continue reading

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Governing for Inclusivity, Justice, and Sustainability

[Note: This post is a lengthier version of “Governing for Inclusivity, Justice, and Sustainability, ” The Gazette (January 1, 2017), p. _.] In a guest opinion for The Gazette last January, I wrote, “First you campaign and then, if elected, … Continue reading

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Section 210 of PURPA as Seen from a National Policy Implementation Perspective

James A. Throgmorton.1984. In R.W. Lawton (ed.), Proceedings of the Fourth NARUC Biennial Regulatory Information Conference. Columbus: National Regulatory Research Institute: 445-467. This paper articulated and applied a “national public policy implementation” theoretical framework. Building upon that framework, the paper … Continue reading

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A Bridge to a Distant Shore: Implementing Section 210 of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978

James Alfred Throgmorton, Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1983, 448 pages; AAT 8410080 This dissertation was written in the early 1980s, at the peak of the Iranian oil supply interruption and associated energy crisis. It observed that several interrelated … Continue reading

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