Research & Commentary: Proposed Reforms Undermine Medicare Part D’s Success
Medicare Part D, the Medicare prescription drug benefit for low-income seniors, has been one of the few entitlement success stories since it was passed in 2003.
Research & Commentary: Michigan Common Core
The Michigan legislature is considering in its 2014 budget a measure that would prohibit the state department of education from using public funds to implement Common Core, national education stand
Research & Commentary: Tier 3 Standards for Gasoline
Research & Commentary: Online Taxes, Legislative Update
Early this week Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid began the process of pushing to the
Research & Commentary: Common Core Science Standards
A consortium of consultants and science educators has released its final draft of what it plans will become national education standards for K-12 science.
Research & Commentary: Stockton, California and Municipal Bankruptcies
According to Governing magazine, there were 28 public bankruptcies in 2011 and 2012.
Research & Commentary: President Obama’s Universal Pre-K Proposal
Included in President Barack Obama’s 2014 budget is a proposal to expand federally funded pre-K, to be paid for by raising the federal cigarette tax from $1.01 per pack to $1.95.
Research & Commentary: National Minimum Wage Hike
In his 2013 State of the Union Address, President Obama proposed increasing the national minimum wage from $7.25 to $9.00 an hour, with the stated goal of raising the incomes of millions
Research & Commentary: Vermont Tax Hikes
The Vermont Legislature is considering a vast new
Research & Commentary: Colorado Renewable Portfolio Standard
Colorado legislators are bucking the national trend and considering a proposal that would boost the state’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS).
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