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Research & Commentary: Michigan Minimum Wage Increase

April 11, 2014

There are currently several legislative proposals in Michigan that would significantly increase the state’s minimum wage to as high as $9.50 per hour.

Research & Commentary: Maryland Estate Tax Reform

March 20, 2014

Few taxes imposed by state and local governments are more controversial than the estate tax, popularly referred to as the death tax.

Research & Commentary: Taxpayer Funding of Sports Facilities

March 21, 2014

In the early days of professional sports, nearly all new sports facilities were privately financed.

Testimony to Oklahoma Interim Committee on Common Core

November 5, 2013

Testimony to Oklahoma Interim Committee on Common Core
By Joy Pullmann
November 5, 2013

Testimony to the Kentucky Senate On Senate Bill 224 to Repeal and Replace Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards, and Enact Student Data Protections

March 13, 2014

Testimony to the Kentucky Senate
On Senate Bill 224 to Repeal and Replace Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards, and Enact Student Data Protections
March 13, 2014

Research & Commentary: Chip-and-PIN Mandate

March 4, 2014

Since the recent financial data breaches at Target and other stores, several legislators and consumer groups have called for new regulations requiring banks and retailers to transition from the cur

Research & Commentary: Federal Ownership of Public Lands

March 3, 2014

Nearly half the land of the western United States is owned by the federal government, including 82 percent of Nevada, 68 percent of Alaska, 64 percent of Utah, 63 percent of Idaho, 61 percent

Research & Commentary: The Limitations of Solar Power

February 26, 2014

For more than a century, mankind has sought ways to convert the sun’s heat and light into electricity. According to the U.S.

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