In 1973, Congress passed and President Richard M. Nixon signed into law the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The law is administered by the Interior Department’s U.S.
Kansas has taken several steps in recent years to bring down its tax burden and make the state more competitive for new jobs and businesses. In 2012, Gov.
Expanding Medicaid can have repercussions beyond state budgets and the health care industry.
Ohio legislators are debating HB 597, which if approved would repeal the state’s implementation of the Common Core State Standards, a set of requirements for what elementary and secondary school ch
On July 17, 2014, Wisconsin Gov.
In 2002, New Mexico implemented a renewable portfolio standard (RPS) requiring investor-owned utilities to procure from renewable sources 10 percent of the electricity they sell.
Improvements in communications technology have led to rapid increases in the efficiency and reach of industries throughout the modern economy.
Unfunded pension liabilities have become an increasingly troubling problem for states across the country, including Oklahoma.
Several counties in North Carolina are pushing to increase their hotel occupancy taxes up to the state maximum of 6 percent.
Like many other states, Pennsylvania faces a growing problem with its public pension systems.