Research & Commentary: PPACA and Medicaid Expansion
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) requires states to expand Medicaid eligibility to all individuals whose income is less than 133 percent of the federal poverty level.
Research & Commentary: Obama Administration Education Policies
As the 2012 elections approach, it is an appropriate time to review the president’s record on education policy. Several prominent observers have done so recently.
Research & Commentary: Repatriation of Foreign Earnings
To avoid high U.S.
Research & Commentary: Hydraulic Fracturing Impact Fees
Hydraulic fracturing has enabled profitable extraction of oil and gas in diverse areas of the country.
Research & Commentary: Workers’ Compensation Reform in Illinois (Update)
Illinois has the third-highest workers’ compensation insurance rates of any state in the United States.
Backgrounder: Hydraulic Fracturing
The recent discovery of vast deposits of oil and natural gas trapped in shale rock formations has revolutionized our nation’s short-term, mid-term, and long-term energy outlook.
Research & Commentary: Loosening Teacher Tenure
Research & Commentary: Insurance Price Controls and California Proposition 103
In the mid-1980s, high premium costs and a tidal wave of auto insurance litigation led to vast public outrage against auto insurers.
Research & Commentary: Hydraulic Fracturing and Groundwater Contamination
The Environmental Protection Agency’s release of its draft ”Investigation of Ground Water Contaminat
Research & Commentary: The Dangers of a Single-Payer Health System
A common proposal for remedying the increasing cost of health care in the United States has been the call for a single-payer health care system.
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