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Research & Commentary: National Minimum Wage Hike

April 12, 2013

In his 2013 State of the Union Address, President Obama proposed increasing the national minimum wage from $7.25 to $9.00 an hour, with the stated goal of raising the incomes of millions

Research & Commentary: President Obama’s Universal Pre-K Proposal

April 12, 2013

Included in President Barack Obama’s 2014 budget is a proposal to expand federally funded pre-K, to be paid for by raising the federal cigarette tax from $1.01 per pack to $1.95.

The Leaflet - Will Your State Benefit From Medicaid Expansion?

March 28, 2013

Does your state benefit from President Barack Obama’s expansion of the Medicaid program, or does the expansion just put you on the hook for millions or even billions in new taxes to pay for money p

Research & Commentary: North Carolina Renewable Portfolio Standard

April 2, 2013

North Carolina legislators are considering repealing the state’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS).

Research & Commentary: Early Effects of Dodd-Frank

March 31, 2013

The Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, also known as the Dodd-Frank Act, created many new restrictions on financial instruments and activities.

Research & Commentary: The Benefits of Shale Energy on Other Industries

March 28, 2013

As advancements in hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling continue to revolutionize the nation’s energy outlook, it’s important to consider the economic ripple effect expanding shale energy h

Research & Commentary: Illinois Pension Reform

March 28, 2013

The state employee pension system in Illinois is broke, both financially and structurally.

The Leaflet - The Misguided Push to Tax the Internet

March 21, 2013

This week sponsors of the Marketplace Fairness Act, Sens.

Research & Commentary: Hydraulic Fracturing in Florida

March 18, 2013

The Florida Legislature is considering a bill that would allow and regulate the use of a technology that has revolutionized the United States’ energy outlook: hydraulic fracturing.

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