Fourteen states cut cut taxes in the 2014 legislative year, with a trend of traditionally blue states cutting taxes, according to a new report by the Center for State Fiscal Reform at the American
In today’s uncertain economy, states are feeling the pressure to reduce budgets while maintaining high-quality institutions of higher education—institutions that are instrumental in providing Ameri
This paper is a response by state legislator's demonstrating the EPA's proposed clean power plant rule will reduce electric power reliability, raise energy costs to businesses and individuals, resu
A November 2014 white paper written by three legislators from different parts of the country and published by the American Legislative Exchange Council, examines the impacts of EPA' proposed Clean
State policymakers who are trying to make their states more tax competitive often are making their tax systems worse by engaging in "tax cronyism," or exceptions in the tax code that allow specific
The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) released its annual Rich States, Poor States report in April 2014.
In this document that assesses state taxes, Jonoathan Williams writes that with the federal government locked in seemingly endless gridlock, it is up to the states to jumpstart their own econ
In this report card, the authors contend that the United States suffers from a costly and ineffective system of K–12 schooling — a disadvantage that we can scarcely afford in an increasingly compet
All across the nation, states are looking for ways to boost their economies and become more economically competitive.