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Research and Commentaries Government Spending Taxes
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.
August 21, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines state lotteries, their shortcomings, and discusses why Mississippi should consider other ways to manage the state's budget.
July 25, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines the new stadium proposal being considered in Tampa and how taxpayers may be on the hook for a multimillion dollar bill.
July 18, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines North Carolina's efforts to strengthen its' constitutional caps on state spending.
July 12, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines several tax reform proposals from the Arkansas Tax Reform and Relief Task Force.
July 2, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses how Arizona's tax system is effected by the recent federal tax reforms and how taxpayers could see a tax increase without action on how the state conforms with the federal tax code.
June 29, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new proposal in Pennsylvania that would improve transparency in the state's budget and spending process.
June 26, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses how union dues are being skimmed from in home care providers in several states and the need to end the practice.
June 22, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new tax measure recently approved to appear on Oregon’s 2018 ballot that would amend the Oregon Constitution to permanently prohibit the imposition of a tax on groceries.