Research and Commentaries

Research & Commentary: SunRail Will Produce Few Benefits and Cost Millions

December 8, 2009

As Florida policymakers take up the SunRail passenger rail proposal, the performance of existing passenger rail systems across the country should be part of their deliberations.

Research & Commentary: Property Mitigation

Eli Lehrer
December 1, 2009

Research & Commentary: Federal Reserve Transparency

Matthew Glans and Brian Costin
September 23, 2009

Research & Commentary: Internet Sales Taxes

James G. Lakely
November 10, 2009

Research & Commentary: Why the U.S. Should Cut its Corporate Tax Rate

November 9, 2009

What the U.S. economy needs more than another pork-filled stimulus plan or massive new spending proposal is a cut in the corporate tax rate.

Research & Commentary: Carbon Dioxide Restrictions Will Devastate Environmental Treasures

James Taylor

Forcing nationwide cuts in carbon dioxide emissions offers only speculative environmental benefits, if any, as a switch to wind and solar power will certainly cause environmental degradation.

Research & Commentary: Illinois' Alcohol Tax Is Helping Neighbor States

November 2, 2009

Illinois' alcohol tax increases, which the legislature pushed through to fund a $31 billion capital works plan, are beginning to have their troubling consequences.

Research & Commentary: Illinois’ Pension Problem and How to Fix it

September 30, 2009

The Chicago Sun-Times recently reported some very alarming facts about Illinois’ public pension system, among them:

Syndicate content