Research & Commentary: Vermont Pension Reform
As unfunded government liabilities have raced out of control, the high cost of traditional defined-benefit public pensions has become a big issue for Vermont.
Research & Commentary: Nevada Margins Tax
Nevada’s tax system, which has neither individual nor corporate income taxes, is well-designed and has allowed the state to enjoy significant increases in population, employment, and economic growt
Research & Commentary: Certificate of Need Laws
Competition among health care providers improves the services they provide and gives consumers more options.
Research & Commentary: Supreme Court Rejects Internet Tax Case
A legal challenge to state “Amazon tax” laws was recently rejected for review by the United States Supreme Court. The U.S. Supreme Court’s 1992 decision in Quill Corp. v.
Research & Commentary: Reforming SNAP
Funding for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the food assistance program also known as food stamps, has received increased attention in recent months.
Research & Commentary: Seat Time
“Seat time” is an often-overlooked aspect of education policy.
Research & Commentary: Age Restrictions for Electronic Cigarettes in Ohio
On November 13, the Ohio House of Representative passed House Bill 144, which would
Research & Commentary: E15 and Ohio
Ohio currently does not require gasoline be blended with renewable fuel, but ethanol is still frequently blended with the state’s motor gasoline in compliance with the federal Renewable Fuel Standa
Research & Commentary: Technology and Education
Some educators say implanting computers into existing classrooms, even with few other changes, will dramatically benefit students.
Research & Commentary: Sales Tax Holidays
Sales tax holidays have become a popular tool for state and local governments hoping to encourage certain types of con
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