Recent Research & Commentary

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

Research & Commentary: Maryland Education Tax-Credit Scholarships

March 24, 2016

A new proposal being considered in Maryland would grant businesses

Research & Commentary: Direct Primary Care Saves Union County, North Carolina $1 Million

March 21, 2016

Current primary care doctors face myriad restrictions and a reimbursement system that is both slow and costly; creating overhead that can eat up to 60 percent of a typical primary care practice’s r

Research & Commentary: Idaho Should Avoid Pitfalls of Quasi Medicaid Expansion

March 21, 2016

In the years following the enactment of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Idaho legislators have offered several proposals that would have expanded Medicaid,

Research & Commentary: Tennessee Considers Opening Doors to Direct Primary Care

March 16, 2016

Current primary care doctors face myriad regulations and a reimbursement system that is both slow and costly; creating overhead that can eat up to 60 percent of a typical primary care practice’s re

Research & Commentary: Maryland Corporate Income Tax Reform

March 15, 2016

Research shows new taxes have a stronger effect on a state’s economy than corporate income taxes, and high corporate income taxes are a deterrent to economic development, discouraging new businesse

Research & Commentary: Alabama Education Savings Accounts

March 14, 2016

On March 9, the Alabama House Education Policy Committee passed a bill that would establish an education savings account (ESA) program for children with special needs, children of active-duty Armed