Research and Commentaries Government Spending Taxes
January 22, 2021
Research and Commentary: Washington State Lawmakers Propose Transportation Package with Gas Tax Increases
In this Research & Commentary, Samantha Fillmore examines a Washington House Transportation Package that would levy the highest gas tax rates in the nation for the Evergreen State.
January 17, 2021
The Heartland Institute highlights GR's latest work.
January 15, 2021
In this Research & Commentary, Samantha Fillmore examines what minimum wage hikes will do to small businesses and why state legislatures should not pursue such hikes while in session.
January 13, 2021
A bill under consideration in the Missouri Legislature would allow a voter referendum to hike gas taxes in the Show-Me State.
January 12, 2021
In this Research & Commentary, Samantha Fillmore examines proposed legislation in the Florida House and Senate that would levy an out-of-state internet sales tax on remote retailers that exceed $100,000 per year in revenue.
January 11, 2021
In this Research & Commentary, Samantha Fillmore examines a proposal in Kansas that would levy an out-of-state internet sales tax.
November 25, 2020
Research and Commentary: Arkansas Governor Looking to Defy Trend of Increasing Taxes with Tax Cuts in New Budget Proposal
Governor Asa Hutchinson is breaking 2020 ideological norms by proposing tax cuts in the upcoming biennium budget as the legislative session approaches in Arkansas.
November 24, 2020
Research & Commentary: Louisiana Legislature Considering Gas Tax Increase in Upcoming Legislative Session
A Louisiana coalition of contractors is looking to push gas tax increases in upcoming legislature despite the fact that gas taxes are inherently unreliable and have many negative economic consequences.
November 19, 2020
Research and Commentary: 1 Million Floridians Who Voted for Trump Also Voted for Minimum Wage Increase
While a traditionally red state, Florida passed a minimum wage increase ballot initiative which is exactly what a COVID economy does not need.
November 5, 2020
Research & Commentary: Baltimore’s Proposed E-Cigarette Tax Is a Defective Way To Cure Budget Shortfalls
Proposed Baltimore E-Cigarette Tax is a Faulty and Disingenuous Way to Attempt to Recover Lost Revenue
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