Recent Research & Commentary

Research & Commentary: How States Should Regulate Fantasy Sports

June 14, 2016

Online fantasy sports leagues have become increasingly popular over the past decade.

Research & Commentary: Offshore Hydraulic Fracturing in California

June 8, 2016

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) have lifted a moratorium placed on hydraulic fracturing, also called “fracking,” off the c

Research & Commentary: Work Requirements Are a Necessary Component of Any SNAP Reform Plan

June 6, 2016

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), previously known as the Food Stamp program, has become one of the fastest growing welfare programs provided by the U.S. government.

Research & Commentary: Missouri Should Move Away from Maintenance of Certification

June 2, 2016

There are few who argue against the idea doctors should be required to stay current on all the latest medical developments.

Research & Commentary: The Fiscal and Social Implications of Marijuana Legalization

June 1, 2016

Since 2012, four states – Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, and Washington State – have legalized the retail sale of marijuana.