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Research & Commentary: Remote Transactions Parity Act

July 10, 2015

The newest proposal to impose online sales taxes across state borders is the Remote Transactions Parity Act of 2015 (RTPA),

Research & Commentary: Continuing Affordable Care Act Problems

July 9, 2015

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) passed a significant legal hurdle with the U.S. Supreme Court’s (SCOTUS) June 2015 decision to allow subsidies for those enrolled in the federal exchange.

Research & Commentary: Wisconsin Alternative Minimum Tax

July 9, 2015

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) and state legislators are currently embroiled in a debate over the state’s budget.

Research & Commentary: Civil Asset Forfeiture

July 8, 2015

Civil asset forfeiture, also known as civil judicial forfeiture, is a controversial legal process in which law enforcement agencies take personal assets from individuals or groups suspected of a cr

Research & Commentary: Kentucky Certificate of Need Reform

June 30, 2015

Kentucky is one of 36 states with certificate of need (CON) laws that are intended to slow the growth of health care prices, promote consolidation of health care providers, and limit the duplicatio

Research & Commentary: Delaware Estate Tax Repeal

June 29, 2015

Few taxes are more controversial than the estate tax, popularly referred to as the death tax.

Research & Commentary: The Exelon Bailout

June 26, 2015

Over the past year, the Exelon Corporation, which owns ComEd, the largest provider of electricity in Illinois, has been pushing state legislators to create a "

Research & Commentary: States Without Charter Schools Are Falling Behind

Kaitlyn Clancy
June 19, 2015

All but seven states (Kentucky, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont, and West Virginia) allow for the public funding of charter schools.

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