Research & Commentary: Teacher Tenure in California
The Los Angeles County Superior Court case Vergara v. California attracted national attention because of the possible ramifications it could have on teacher tenure across the nation.
Research & Commentary: Reimbursement Flaws in Medicaid and the ACA
Fewer doctors are accepting new Medicaid patients today, in part due to low reimbursement rates and a large increase in Medicaid enrollment caused by states expanding Medicaid in response to the Af
Research & Commentary: Pence’s HIP 2.0 Is Not Conservative Medicaid Reform
In May 2014, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence introduced a proposal to expand the state’s Medicaid program, known as the Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP).
Research & Commentary: Right to Work in Kentucky
Implemented in 1947, the Taft-Harley Act (THA), Section 14(b), allows states to adopt right-to-work laws.
Research & Commentary: Car Rental Taxes
Tourism taxes have become increasingly popular with city and state governments as a source of new revenue.
Research & Commentary: Illinois Renewable Portfolio Standard
In August 2007, the Illinois General Assembly enacted legislation creating a Renewable Portfolio Standard.
Research & Commentary: The Cost of Failed Health Insurance Exchanges
Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) states were allowed to choose between creating their own health insurance exchanges and joining a federal exchange.
Research & Commentary: The Grow America Proposal
The Obama Administration recently proposed a $302 billion transportation funding plan, the Generating Renewal, Opportunity, and Work with Accelerated Mobility, Efficiency, and Rebuilding of Infrast
Research & Commentary: Right to Work Policies
The National Labor Relations Act of 1937 (Wagner Act, or NLRA) fundamentally altered the relationship between employers and employees in the United States.
Research & Commentary: Zero-Subsidy Energy Policy
Compared to other areas of the economy, the U.S. energy sector (except for the electricity industry) historically has been lightly regulated and relatively free.
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