Robert Alt

It's Time For Public Sector Workers To Be Given A Voice And Choice

Robert Alt November 27, 2017

Every morning, hardworking men and women in every state drink their coffee and diligently go to work on our behalf—in our neighborhoods as public school teachers, home care workers, engineers, and in agencies protecting the environment. Unfortunately, while these civic-minded professionals go to work for us, the labor unions that they must join in order to teach our children or serve our communities do not always work for them...There is a solution.

Smart Justice: The All-Star Series

Robert Alt May 03, 2017

Co-sponsor: U.S. Justice Action Network
Speakers: Maurice Clarett; Director Gary Mohr, Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction; Robert Alt, president & CEO, The Buckeye Institute 

Lunchtime Debate with The Federalist Society: Should the FDA Regulate E-Cigarettes?

Robert Alt January 12, 2017

Co-sponsor: Columbus Lawyers Chapter of The Federalist Society

Buckeye files brief in Supreme Court to keep donors off government lists

Robert Alt January 10, 2017

The federal government is attempting to compel The Independence Institute in Colorado to produce its donor list. The government claims that because The Independence Institute ran an ad that referenced candidates within 60 days of the election, The Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act (BCRA) requires The Independence Institute to disclose its donors. The ad did not endorse or oppose either candidate.

Interested Party Testimony Before the Ohio Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee on Amended House Bill 347

Robert Alt November 30, 2016

Amended House Bill 347 takes a positive step in defending the property rights of Ohio citizens, while not impeding law enforcement’s ability to prevent crime, pursue criminals, and secure convictions. The bill adds measured safeguards to asset forfeiture proceedings by requiring a criminal conviction in most cases.

Trick or Treat: What Will the Election Mean for the Federal Judiciary?

Robert Alt October 31, 2016

Speaker: Robert Alt, President & CEO, The Buckeye Institute

Buckeye files brief opposing Obama Administration’s attempt to circumvent the Senate

Robert Alt September 27, 2016

Under the U.S. Constitution, presidential appointments can be confirmed only with the advice and consent of the Senate. Realizing that government does not stop with a vacancy, Congress enacted the Federal Vacancies Reform Act (FVRA), which allows the president, with restrictions, to temporarily fill vacancies.

Buckeye challenges arbitrary rule that keeps pilots from using internet

Robert Alt July 29, 2016

For years, professional pilots have shared rides with other pilots to offset costs under the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Expense-Sharing Rule. Pilots posted their flight plans on bulletin boards at airports to find those with similar travel plans. To facilitate more expense sharing and to step into the 21st century, a website was established to serve the same function as the bulletin boards.

Buckeye fights for election integrity by opposing challenges to Ohio’s early voting laws

Robert Alt July 08, 2016

The Ohio legislature passed a law permitting boards of elections to reject provisional and absentee ballots if they are improperly filled out or if the information provided does not match voter registration records. The law was enacted to help ensure integrity in Ohio elections.

Buckeye files brief supporting Ohio’s right to protect its elections and curb voter fraud

Robert Alt July 01, 2016

In 2014, Ohio passed a law eliminating what has been called “golden week.” Golden week was the time period when voter registration overlapped with early voting; meaning, people could register and vote at the same time. Under the new law, Ohio would have 28 early voting days rather than 35.