Research & Commentary: Pennsylvania Should Not Backslide on Certificate of Need
Pennsylvania is one of 14 states that do not require hospitals to acquire a certificate of need (CON) to introduce new medical services or facilities. Pennsylvania’s CON statute expired in 1996.
Research & Commentary: The Growing Illinois Municipal Pensions Problem
On May 12 and 13, Moody’s Investors Service again downgraded Chi
Research & Commentary: Ohio Project Labor Agreement Reform
A project labor agreement (PLA) is a pre-hire collective bargaining pact establishing the terms and conditions of employment for a specific construction project.
Research & Commentary: North Carolina Tax Reform, a Model for Other States
In 2013, the North Carolina General Assembly passed a pro-growth tax reform bill, which has vastly improved the state’s economy and is a model for other states.
Research & Commentary: Michigan Certificate of Need Reform
Michigan 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: North Carolina Renewable Energy and Efficiency Portfolio Standard
North Carolina is considering joining Ohio, West Virginia, and Kansas by rolling back its Renewable Energy and Efficiency Portfolio Standard (REPS), a law which arbitrarily requires utilities to ge
Research and Commentary: Nevada Education Savings Accounts
State Sen. Scott Hammond (R-Las Vegas) is sponsoring a bill to create education savings accounts (ESA) for all students throughout Nevada.
Research & Commentary: Is the Affordable Care Act Helping Emergency Rooms?
One of the central goals of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was to limit the number of patients using emergency rooms as their primary venue for health care treatment.
Research & Commentary: Missouri Certificate-of-Need Reform
Missouri 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: Alaska Medicaid Expansion Update
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