Recent Research & Commentary

Research & Commentary: Bipartisan Support for State-Led Effort Against Medicare and Medicaid Fraud

Benjamin Domenech
March 4, 2010

President Barack Obama's February Blair House summit made little difference in the push toward national health care reform, but an increasingly popular idea for cutting costs was raised by Sen.

Education Model Policy Manual

Richard Fusco and Armand A. Fusco, ED.D.
March 3, 2010

School board policies that are found in a policy manual provide the parameters for the administration to manage the district based on the beliefs and philosophy of each board of education. The importance of policies cannot be overemphasized because in addition to establishing the guidelines for the administration, they also should serve to prevent the loss, abuse or misuse of school human, physical and financial resources thereby maximizing available resources.

Research & Commentary: Subsidizing Sports Stadiums

February 16, 2010

Since the 1990s, the building of new sports stadiums has increasingly relied on taxpayer funds, with subsidies growing from just a few million dollars in tax exemptions to unabashed corporate welfa

Research & Commentary: Universal Access and Service Funds Are Outdated, Costly

February 1, 2010

Federal and state universal access and service funds (UASFs) have become an ineffective and outdated use of taxpayer money.

Research & Commentary: Credit Union Member Business Lending

Matthew Glans
January 28, 2010

Access to credit is an essential component of a market system, and the tightening of credit markets in the course of the economic downturn has businesses and entrepreneurs struggling to sustain the