Ilanit Turner

Ilanit Turner is a former policy scholar for Keep Texas Texan and Alliance for Opportunity at the Texas Public Policy Foundation. She has also written for Right on Healthcare, Right on Crime, and Life:Powered.

She started working at the Foundation as an intern and has been featured in The Cannon Online for her research on conservative healthcare policy. Turner has experience in hospitals across central Texas as an administrative assistant. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Texas at Austin with a BA in Plan II Honors and a BSA in biochemistry. While at UT, Turner was a St. David’s Neal Kocurek Scholar.

When she is not whipping together incisive policy analysis, she is probably on her daily five-mile run through the hills of her hometown of Austin or traveling and practicing her Hebrew, Chinese, or Spanish skills.

Energy & Environment

Solar Mandates are Shady: The High Cost and Limited Benefits of Government-Driven Renewables

In recent years it has become fashionable to incorporate green energy solutions like solar wiring and electric vehicle charging stations in homes and buildings. California leads the way in the attempt to transition away from fossil fuels to renewable energy alternatives— with limited success — but the unintended financial consequences of these sanctimonious initiatives fall invariably...

September 1, 2021