Research & Commentary: Examining the Arkansas Medicaid Expansion Model
In several of the states that have chosen not to expand their Medicaid programs under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), lawmakers are offering proposals to expand Medi
Research & Commentary: Iowa Minimum Wage Reform
Iowa Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal and House Minority Leader Mark Smith have said members of their caucuses will introduce proposals this session to raise the state’s legal minimu
Research & Commentary: Connecticut Pension Reform
According to the most recent available data (2011), Connecticut’s pension system is the second-most underfunded in the United States, trailing only Illinois, which passed minor reforms in late 2013
Research & Commentary: Should Illinois Move to a Progressive Tax System?
Just a few years ago Illinois’ tax competitiveness compared well to its neighbors and other states.
Research & Commentary: West Virginia Wireless Taxes for Tourism
In January, West Virginia state Sen. H. Truman Chafin proposed a $10 million increase in the tax on wireless services to increase funding for the West Virginia Division of Tourism.
Research & Commentary: Net Metering
In 43 states and the District of Columbia, utility customers who purchase their own generation source (also called distributed generation, most often a rooftop solar panel) can sell any excess elec
Research & Commentary: Pennsylvania Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard
Pennsylvania state Rep.
Research & Commentary: Michigan Income Tax Reform
Michigan is facing a budget surplus, and as a result
Research & Commentary: Wyoming Medicaid Expansion
After voting in 2013 not to expand Medicaid, the Wyoming Legislature is now considering
Research & Commentary: Utah Medicaid Expansion
Most states across the country already have decided whether to expand their Medicaid programs as part of Obamacare.
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