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Research & Commentary: Alabama Flat Tax Proposal

May 12, 2015

Alabama legislators have considered several major tax proposals during the current legislative session, including

Research & Commentary: North Dakota Federal Environmental Law Impact Review Fund

May 11, 2015

The North Dakota House of Representatives has passed a new law to form a committee to review federal legislation and agency regulations that detrimentally impact, or have the potential to detriment

Research & Commentary: Work Requirements for TANF and SNAP

April 29, 2015

In March 2014, the U.S. House of Representatives Budget Committee issued a report describing the $799 billion spent through 129 programs for lower-income Americans in 2012.

Research & Commentary: Does Minnesota Need a Gas Tax Increase?

April 29, 2015

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton (D) has proposed a 6.5 percent increase to the state’s excise tax on gasoline at the wholesale level, an increase of 16 cents per gallon over the next four years.

Research & Commentary: Louisiana Tobacco Tax Hike

April 28, 2015

Louisiana legislators are now considering several proposals to increase the state’s tobacco tax.

Research & Commentary: Electronic Cigarettes Can Save Medicaid Billions

April 24, 2015

Electronic cigarettes have quickly become one of the most popular nicotine replacement products, with the total market expected to hit $1.7 billion this year.

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