Virginia Needs Spending Reform, Not Higher Cigarette Taxes
For years tobacco consumers have been flocking to Virginia to take advantage of the 30 cents-per-pack cigarette tax in order to avoid taxes in Maryland and Washington, DC, where the tax is currentl
Climate Change in the Classroom Education or Indoctrination? Part 2: Scientific Critiques of Global Warming Alarmism
Reforming Ohio’s Unemployment Fund
Credit Default Swaps
Film Tax Credits: Do They Work?
States are increasingly interested in expanding subsidies to the film industry through the use of refundable tax credits and sales tax exemptions.
Worker’s Compensation Insurance
Research & Commentary: What A Smoking Ban Would Mean for Michigan
People often support smoking bans in order to be protected from the nuisance of smoking environments in restaurants, bars, casinos, and other businesses.
Kansas Can’t Afford A Cigarette Tax Hike
The Kansas Health Policy Authority’s recommendation to use a 75-cent cigarette tax increase to pay for health costs should be worrisome—not only to smokers, but also to non-smokers and fiscally res
Community Reinvestment Act: The Risk of Unintended Consequences
Defined Contribution vs. Defined Benefit Pensions
According to the Pew Center on the States, state government employee pension plans nationwide have racked up nearly $36
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