Recent Research & Commentary

Research & Commentary: Georgia Welfare Reform

February 29, 2016

A proposal from State Senator Hunter Hill (Republican - Atlanta) to reform Georgia’s welfare system would implement a cash diversion plan and enact stronger work requirements for some of the state’

Research & Commentary: Certificate of Need Laws Limit Access to Rural Hospitals

February 26, 2016

Thirty-six states currently use certificate of need (CON) laws to slow the growth of health care prices, promote consolidation of health care providers, increase charity care, and limit duplication

Research and Commentary: Missouri Convention of States

February 25, 2016

Missouri is currently considering a proposed multiple-amendment application for an Article V convention to am

Research & Commentary: Tennessee Considering Certificate of Need Reform

February 25, 2016

Tennessee is one of 36 states with certificate-of-need (CON) laws.

Research and Commentary: West Virginia Convention of States

February 24, 2016

West Virginia is currently considering a proposed 

Research & Commentary: Georgia Income Tax Reform

February 19, 2016

Since 2012, an increasing number of states have been looking into ways to reform their tax codes.

Research & Commentary: Mississippi Civil Asset Forfeiture

February 19, 2016

Analysts at the nonpartisan Institute for Justice (IJ) have given the State of Mississippi’s civil asset forfeiture laws a grade of C-.