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.
Research & Commentary: National Catastrophe ‘Backstop’ Update
For more than a decade, members of Congress have proposed various bills to establish a federal “backstop,” “catastrophe fund,” or “guarantee mechanism” for private losses in cases of disaster.
Research & Commentary: Florida Parent Trigger
Florida legislators have proposed an education reform that is garnering significant national attention: the Parent Trigger.
Research & Commentary: National Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization
Reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) has been a political football in recent years, with Congress unwilling to commit to reform.
Research & Commentary: Louisiana Education Reforms
In January 2012, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) proposed policies that would shift the state’s education system toward greater accountability, freedom, and choice.
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