Research & Commentary: Mississippi Franchise Tax Repeal
A tax reform proposal being floated in Mississippi could eliminate the state’s franchise tax, which is levied on businesses and partnerships chartered within the state.
Research & Commentary: Chattanooga Municipal Broadband Expansion
The electric utility company running Chattanooga, Tennessee’s municipal broadband recently filed a petition to override a state law that pre
Research & Commentary: The Clean Water Act
After creating the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Congress passed numerous landmark environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act (CWA), which achieved a bipartisan majority in 1972.
Research & Commentary: Common Core English Language Arts Standards
Common Core State Standards, a grade-by-grade set of requirements for what elementary and secondary school children should know in each grade in math and English language arts (ELA), have been said
Research & Commentary: Endangered Species Act Repeal and Replace
In 1973, Congress passed and President Richard M. Nixon signed into law the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The law is administered by the Interior Department’s U.S.
Research & Commentary: Gov. Mike Pence’s Medicaid Expansion
Expanding Medicaid can have repercussions beyond state budgets and the health care industry.
Research & Commentary: Lessons of Kansas’s Income Tax Reforms
Kansas has taken several steps in recent years to bring down its tax burden and make the state more competitive for new jobs and businesses. In 2012, Gov.
Research & Commentary: Ohio Common Core
Ohio legislators are debating HB 597, which if approved would repeal the state’s implementation of the Common Core State Standards, a set of requirements for what elementary and secondary school ch
Research & Commentary: New Mexico Renewable Portfolio Standard
In 2002, New Mexico implemented a renewable portfolio standard (RPS) requiring investor-owned utilities to procure from renewable sources 10 percent of the electricity they sell.
Research & Commentary: Wisconsin Common Core
On July 17, 2014, Wisconsin Gov.
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