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Research & Commentary: West Virginia Wireless Taxes for Tourism

February 5, 2014

In January, West Virginia state Sen. H. Truman Chafin proposed a $10 million increase in the tax on wireless services to increase funding for the West Virginia Division of Tourism.

Research & Commentary: Should Illinois Move to a Progressive Tax System?

February 5, 2014

Just a few years ago Illinois’ tax competitiveness compared well to its neighbors and other states.

Research & Commentary: Connecticut Pension Reform

February 5, 2014

According to the most recent available data (2011), Connecticut’s pension system is the second-most underfunded in the United States, trailing only Illinois, which passed minor reforms in late 2013

Research & Commentary: Net Metering

February 3, 2014

In 43 states and the District of Columbia, utility customers who purchase their own generation source (also called distributed generation, most often a rooftop solar panel) can sell any excess elec

The Other Side of the Global Warming Story

January 29, 2014

Prepared for the Washington State Senate

Research & Commentary: Michigan Income Tax Reform

January 22, 2014

Michigan is facing a budget surplus, and as a result

Research & Commentary: Wyoming Medicaid Expansion

January 15, 2014

After voting in 2013 not to expand Medicaid, the Wyoming Legislature is now considering

Research & Commentary: Wisconsin Income Tax Repeal

January 9, 2014

A new report by the American Legislative Exchange Council’s Center for State Fiscal Reform found 18 states made a total o

Research & Commentary: Utah Medicaid Expansion

January 9, 2014

Most states across the country already have decided whether to expand their Medicaid programs as part of Obamacare.

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