Research & Commentary: Public Pensions and the Assumed Rate of Return
In states and municipalities across the country, the high cost of traditional defined-benefit public pensions has become a hot-button issue as unfunded liabilities have raced out of control.
Policy Tip Sheet: Myth Vs. Fact - Internet Taxes
Myth 1: A tax on Internet sales just enables states to collect taxes they are already legally entitled to collect.
Policy Tip Sheet - State Health Insurance Exchanges Post SCOTUS
State Health Exchanges Post SCOTUS
Policy Tip Sheet- Spending Reforms
Research & Commentary: Gasoline Taxes
(An updated verison of this policy document can be found here)
Research & Commentary: Common Core Draft Science Standards
A consortium of consultants and science educators has released a draft of what they plan will become national education standards for K-12 science.
How Should Insurers Treat Tobacco Use? A Review of the Research
For insurers, the most salient fact about tobacco use can be summarized simply: overwhelming scientificevidence indicates that all widely used forms of tobacco harm human health.
Research & Commentary: States Should Avoid Medicaid Expansion
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).
The Leaflet - What Does The Supreme Court Ruling Mean for States?
What does the Supreme Court ruling mean for states?
Research & Commentary: Internet Privacy and Do Not Track Legislation
Internet privacy has become a hot issue as technology to track user movements online has become more widespread.
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