Research & Commentary: Extension of Unemployment Fund a Bad Idea
Taxing The Rich Will Bankrupt Your State
Lawmakers in at least eight states are considering raising income tax rates on a small percentage of top income-earners in order to shore up their state budgets.
Research & Commentary: Optional Federal Charter: The Future of Insurance Regulation?
“Sin Taxes” Are Flawed Tax Policy
More than 20 states are considering “sin taxes”—such as excise taxes on tobacco, beer, and spirits—in order to shore up their budget deficits.
Vouchers And South Carolina School Children
Research & Commentary: Windstorm Expansion of the National Flood Insurance Program
Research & Commentary: April Fool’s Day Tobacco Tax Hike—The Joke’s On States
A 62-cent increase in the federal excise tax on tobacco products, intended to fund the expansion of the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), goes into effect April 1.
President Barack Obama's Cap-and-Trade Plan
Illinois Cannot Afford Governor Quinn’s Budget
Tough decisions are a part of governing, and Illinois’ $11.5 billion budget shortfall will undoubtedly force many of them.
Universal Access Fund Reform
Federal and state Universal Access and Service Funds (UASFs) have become an inefficient and unnecessary use of taxpayer money.
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