Research & Commentary: Kentucky Schools’ Administrative Bloat
The number of administrative staff in Kentucky schools grew by 43 percent between 1992 and 2009, despite just a 4 percent increase in students.
Research & Commentary: Municipal Broadband in Connecticut
Municipal broadband systems remain a popular idea in many cities, despite their failing track record.
Research & Commentary: Experimental Drugs and the Right to Try
Utah is one of several states expected to consider legislation allowing terminally
Research & Commentary: Consequences of a Minimum Wage Hike in Wisconsin
A recent report from the John K.
Research & Commentary: Bloomington’s Vaping Ban
As electronic cigarettes grow in popularity, state and local governments are debating whether and how the products should be regulated and taxed.
Research & Commentary: Certificate of Need Reform
Thirty-six states currently use certificate of need (CON) laws to slow the growth of health care prices, promote consolidation of health care providers, and limit duplication of services.
Research & Commentary: Vermont Wind and Solar Development
Vermont has several interventionist policies designed to encourage the development of wind and solar power.
Research & Commentary: Michigan Renewable Portfolio Standard Repeal
In 2008, then-governor Jennifer Granholm signed into law Michigan’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS), requiring all state utilities to generate 10 percent of all retail electricity sales from ren
Research & Commentary: States Should Innovate, Not Expand Medicaid
According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the agency responsible for administering Medicaid, f
Research & Commentary: Vermont Single-Payer Health Care
Vermont is the first state to attempt to establish a completely government-run health care system, financing and administering health care services and health insurance coverage.
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