Research and Commentaries

Research & Commentary: New Hampshire’s Vanishing Tax Advantage

April 26, 2010

New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch (D) has proposed his fifth cigarette tax increase in five years.

Research & Commentary: Terrorism Risk Insurance Act Update

October 5, 2011

The uncertain future of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA), which expires in 2014 and was recently the subject of an amendment to sunset it, has some individuals and organizations calling for

Research & Commentary: Bipartisan Support for State-Led Effort Against Medicare and Medicaid Fraud

Benjamin Domenech
March 4, 2010

President Barack Obama's February Blair House summit made little difference in the push toward national health care reform, but an increasingly popular idea for cutting costs was raised by Sen.

Research & Commentary: Subsidizing Sports Stadiums

February 16, 2010

Since the 1990s, the building of new sports stadiums has increasingly relied on taxpayer funds, with subsidies growing from just a few million dollars in tax exemptions to unabashed corporate welfa

Research & Commentary: Universal Access and Service Funds Are Outdated, Costly

February 1, 2010

Federal and state universal access and service funds (UASFs) have become an ineffective and outdated use of taxpayer money.

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