Research and Commentary: Laffer and the Marketplace Fairness Act
On July 18, economist Arthur Laffer released a study titled “Pro-Growth and E-Fairness,” in which he supports the Marketplace Fairness Act.
Research & Commentary: Arkansas Common Core
The Arkansas legislature is holding hearings on the Common Core national education standards and tests in math and English that 46 states, including Arkansas, have adopted.
Research & Commentary: Financial Transaction Tax Update
In the years since the 2007–2008 financial crisis, legislators in the United States and other nations have proposed new taxes on certain financial transactions, including securities trading and sto
Research and Commentary: Effects of Obamacare on Businesses and Employment
There has been much debate over how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will affect business decisions and job creation.
Research & Commentary: Kentucky Common Core
The Kentucky legislature is holding hearings on Common Core—national education standards and tests in math and English that 46 states, including Kentucky, have adopted.
Research & Commentary: Progressive Taxation
One of the primary tax reform debates taking place in several states is an argument over which type of tax system most efficiently raises revenue for the government while not unduly burdening taxpa
Research and Commentary: State Tax Incentives
In an effort to strengthen their economies, states have continued to rely heavily on tax incentives, including tax credits, exemptions, and deductions, to encourage businesses to locate, hire, expa
Research & Commentary: Auto Insurance Mandates and Minimum Rate Regulation
Individual mandates are commonly applied to auto insurance: Forty-nine states and the District of Columbia currently require t
Research & Commentary: Tax Reform in Ohio
The Ohio General Assembly has considered several major tax reform proposals during the current legislative session.
Research and Commentary: New Hampshire Medicaid Expansion
States across the country, including New Hampshire, are currently debating whether to expand their Medicaid programs under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).
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