Recent Research & Commentary

Research & Commentary: Illinois School Funding Plan

April 11, 2016

Members of the Illinois Senate introduced an amendment to a

Research & Commentary: Maryland Considers the Flat Tax

April 7, 2016

Maryland legislators are in the midst of a major discussion on tax reform, one that includes corporate income tax reform and the possible implementation of a flat tax, which would replace the state

Research & Commentary: States Should Not Block the Growth of Optical Telemedicine

April 7, 2016

Telemedicine, which is the use of information technology in the diagnosis, treatment, or monitoring of patients’ conditions, can dramatically lower health care costs while increasing access for pat

Research & Commentary: Colorado Education Income Tax Credits

March 31, 2016

A proposal that would establish scholarship tax credits for parents sending their children to a private school has bee

Research & Commentary: Do Right-to-Work Laws Cause Income Inequality?

March 30, 2016

West Virginia recently became the 27th right-to-work (RTW) state, and several other states are now considering becoming the 28th.

Research & Commentary: Colorado Should Reject Single-Payer Health Care

March 30, 2016

In November 2016, Colorado voters will consider a ballot measure that would enact a state constitutional amendment creating “ColoradoCare,” a single-payer, government-run health care system in Colo

Research & Commentary: How Do Electronic Cigarettes Affect Adolescent Smoking

March 28, 2016

A study published by a Yale researcher in April 2015 examines the causal impact