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: Taxpayer Funding of Sports Facilities
In the early days of professional sports, nearly all new sports facilities were privately financed.
Research & Commentary: Medicaid Expansion and Marketplace Virginia
Research & Commentary: Maryland Estate Tax Reform
Few taxes imposed by state and local governments are more controversial than the estate tax, popularly referred to as the death tax.
Research & Commentary: Tennessee Hall Tax
Tennessee is often identified as one of the nine U.S. states without an income tax.
Research & Commentary: E-Cigarette Regulation in Ohio
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: Oklahoma Parent Trigger
Oklahoma legislators are considering an education reform that has garnered significant national attention: the Parent Trigger.
Research & Commentary: "All-of-the-Above" Energy Strategy
Among the most popular justifications for interventionist energy policies is pursuit of a government-imposed “diversified” energy portfolio.
Research & Commentary: Wisconsin Renewable Portfolio Standard
In 1999, Wisconsin implemented a renewable portfolio standard (RPS) mandate requiring electric cooperatives and investor-owned utilities to obtain from renewable sources 2.2 percent of the electric
Research & Commentary: New Hampshire Medicaid Expansion
New Hampshire legislators are nearing a deal that would expand the state’s Medicaid program, using a model sim
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