Utah Cigarette Tax Is More than Meets the Eye
In an effort to vilify the legal act of smoking, anti-tobacco groups in Utah are pushing a $2 per pack cigarette tax, with the help of very provocative and misleading statistics on health care cost
State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)
Smoking Bans and Property Rights
As President Calvin Coolidge once said, "Ultimately property rights and personal rights are the same thing." Property rights are at the heart of the smoking ban debate, but they are often overlooke
Modernizing Unemployment Insurance for a 21st Century Economy
Massachusetts Bucking The Trend On State Employees — And Not In A Good Way
With 29 states expected to face budget deficits next year, many governors are realizing their state payrolls have swelled well beyond their means.
Student Loan Update
FCC vs. Internet Providers
Future Deficits Inevitable Without Comprehensive Solution
Washington's estimated $2.7 billion budget shortfall will force tough decisions to be made in the coming years, and without fiscal discipline these deficits will reoccur in larger form.
Privatization of Fannie and Freddie
Reoccurring Budget Deficits Need Comprehensive Fix
California is facing a $17 billion deficit along with the third-highest unemployment rate in the country. This has caused some elected officials to say the state has a revenue problem ...
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