Research & Commentary: Tennessee Vouchers
Tennessee lawmakers are trying again to pass school choice legislation after several years of failed attempts caused by differences over how big the program should be. Gov.
Research & Commentary: The Limitations of Solar Power
For more than a century, mankind has sought ways to convert the sun’s heat and light into electricity. According to the U.S.
Research & Commentary: Regulating and Taxing E-Cigarettes in Washington
Over the past five years, electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) have emerged as a popular alternative for smokers looking to quit or substantially reduce their cigarette use.
Research & Commentary: Should Kentucky Increase Its Minimum Wage?
Kentucky legislators are now considering a bill, sponsored by House Speaker Greg Stumbo, that would increase the state’s minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 over a three-year period.
Research & Commentary: Should Maryland Increase Its Minimum Wage?
Research & Commentary: Medicaid Expansion and Healthy PA
Pennsylvania has yet to approve an expansion of Medicaid under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), but in September 2013 Gov.
Research & Commentary: Illinois Corporate Income Tax Reform
Illinois’ combined federal and state corporate income tax rate is 41.2 percent, fourth-highest in the United States and the industrialized world.
Research & Commentary: Examining the Arkansas Medicaid Expansion Model
In several of the states that have chosen not to expand their Medicaid programs under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), lawmakers are offering proposals to expand Medi
Research & Commentary: Iowa Minimum Wage Reform
Iowa Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal and House Minority Leader Mark Smith have said members of their caucuses will introduce proposals this session to raise the state’s legal minimu
Research & Commentary: Connecticut Pension Reform
According to the most recent available data (2011), Connecticut’s pension system is the second-most underfunded in the United States, trailing only Illinois, which passed minor reforms in late 2013
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