Research & Commentary: Alaska Medicaid Expansion
The Alaska State Legislature opposed expanding Medicaid under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, with many arguing it is an expensive endeavor that would not provide better or more aff
Research & Commentary: Idaho Medicaid Expansion
The expansion of Medicaid programs in some Republican-controlled states under the false mantle of a “free market alternative” to Obamacare has emboldened some Republican governors to reconsider the
Research & Commentary: Florida Municipal Pensions
State pension issues have received much attention from lawmakers and the media, but many municipalities also face pension liabilities leading them toward bankruptcy.
Research & Commentary: Requiring Legislative Approval for Carbon Dioxide Regulations
On June 2, 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), under the authority of Section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act, proposed a plan to mandate a 30 percent reduction in carbon dioxide emissions
Research & Commentary: Medical Device Tax Update
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has had many disruptive effects on both the health care industry and the economy as a whole.
Research & Commentary: New Jersey Motor Fuel Tax Increase
Legislators in New Jersey are considering a major gas tax hike, which would move the state from having one of the lowest gas taxes in the country to one of the highest.
Research & Commentary: Nevada Pension Reform
The fiscal health of Nevada’s pension system may be far worse than most people recognize.
Research & Commentary: Kentucky Schools’ Administrative Bloat
The number of administrative staff in Kentucky schools grew by 43 percent between 1992 and 2009, despite just a 4 percent increase in students.
Research & Commentary: Municipal Broadband in Connecticut
Municipal broadband systems remain a popular idea in many cities, despite their failing track record.
Research & Commentary: Experimental Drugs and the Right to Try
Utah is one of several states expected to consider legislation allowing terminally
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