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Research and Commentaries Government Spending Taxes
November 30, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Alabama's gasoline tax, how revenue is running short, and the potential for future tax hikes.
November 7, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new budget proposal in Washington State that would create a new capital gains tax.
October 26, 2018
By Tim Benson
Tax Would Start At $15 Per Ton, Rise By $2-Plus Inflation Per Ton Each Year
October 18, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses a proposal that would end automatic gas tax increases in New Jersey.
October 9, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses the negative effects of a millionaire tax, and why Nebraska should avoid imposing one.
October 9, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses a nonbinding ballot initiative in Utah that would increase the state’s gasoline tax by 10 cents per gallon and why diverting road funds to education is poor public policy.
September 28, 2018
By Matthew Glans, Tim Benson
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans and Tim Benson examine the tax credits given to purchasers of electric vehicles, how they have been primarily used by the wealthy, and their general ineffectiveness in providing environmental benefits.
September 25, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses stadium subsidies, their negligible effect on local economies, and a how even a small city arena can have dire effects on a cities' budget.
September 20, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Kentucky's gas tax, how it fails to generate needed revenue for transportation projects, and the need for a new source of road funding.
August 31, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines New Jersey's gasoline tax, how revenue is running short, and the potential for future tax hikes.