Research & Commentary: Regulation of Online Gambling
The debate over the expansion of online gambling in the states continues to move forward while Congress considers the
Research & Commentary: Taxing and Regulating E-Cigarettes in New Jersey
Over the past five years, electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) have emerged as a popular alternative for smokers looking to quit or substantially reduce their cigarette use.
Research & Commentary: Solar Power in Maine
The State of Maine is considering two proposals to provide greater incentives for solar power.
Research & Commentary: Taxing and Regulating E-Cigarettes in Vermont
Research & Commentary: Ending Internet Access Taxes for Good
The current national moratorium on state and local taxation of Internet access is set to expire in 2014, but two proposals being considered in Congress would permanently ban discriminatory taxes on
Research & Commentary: Tennessee Parent Trigger
Tennessee legislators are considering an education reform that has garnered significant national attention: the Parent Trigger.
Research & Commentary: Michigan Minimum Wage Increase
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: Latest Research on Government Preschool Programs
More and more states are adding or expanding government preschool programs, in spite of research that continues to show these programs have little or no long-term effects on needy children.
Research & Commentary: State Carbon Taxes
Legislators in many states have blamed high-profile regional weather events on anthropogenic global warming and are proposing carbon taxes as a way to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and thereby—th
Research & Commentary: Energy Inducement Prizes
Under the pretext of climate change mitigation, energy portfolio diversification, and energy independence, the federal government and many state governments have implemented costly subsidies and ma
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