Research & Commentary: Wisconsin Income Tax Reform
In his 2013 State of the State Address, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker proposed cuts in the state’s income tax rates to be phased in over a few years.
Research & Commentary: Reducing School Violence
A wave of political rhetoric and action immediately followed the Newtown, Connecticut school shooting that ended 27 lives, in which a mentally ill young man used his mother’s legally acquired guns
Research & Commentary: Uranium Mining and Property Rights
The world’s 14th-largest deposit of known recoverable uranium is in southern Virginia at Coles Hill in Pittsylvania County.
Research & Commentary: Minnesota Frac Sand Mining
According to Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, topping the list of environmental issues for the 2013 state legislative session is silica or “frac” sand mining.
Research & Commentary: Retransmission Fee Update
Increasing broadcast retransmission fees have caused much tension between multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs) and broadcasters.
Research & Commentary: Montana Medicaid Expansion
As states begin implementing provisions of the federal health care law, many, such as Montana, are still debating whether to expand their Medicaid programs in order to receive a larger federal subs
Research & Commentary: Minnesota Millionaire Tax Hikes
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has proposed a new top marginal tax rate for high-income-earners several times.
Research & Commentary: Massachusetts Public Pensions and the Assumed Rate of Return Update
In Massachusetts, as in many other states and municipalities across the country, the high cost of traditional defined-benefit public pensions has become an important issue as unfunded liabilities h
Research & Commentary: Illinois Hydraulic Fracturing Moratorium
With the Illinois legislature back in session, representatives of the oil and gas industry and environmental activists are directing their attention to Senate Bill 3280, an amendment to the Oil and
Research & Commentary: Missouri Parent Trigger
Missouri legislators are considering an education reform that has garnered significant national attention: the Parent Trigger.
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