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 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: 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: 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.
Research & Commentary: The Clean Air Act
In 1970, Congress passed the Clean Air Act, a law that granted authority to the federal government to control air pollution across the nation.
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: “Right to Try” Experimental Drug Laws
The current process for pharmaceutical firms seeking Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for new medications is long and arduous.
Research & Commentary: Endocrine Disruptors
Like all other multicellular organisms, human beings have endocrine systems.
Research & Commentary: The FCC’s Title II Proposal
The Federal Communications Commission in May voted 3-2 to advance new Internet rules addressing two major polic
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