Recent Research & Commentary

Research & Commentary: Utah Proposes New E-Cigarette Regulations and Taxes

March 1, 2016

Utah is considering three proposals aimed at regulating or taxing e-cigarettes and tobacco products.

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 and Commentary: Utah Convention of States

February 29, 2016

Utah is currently considering a proposed multiple-amendment application for an Article V convention to amend the U.S.

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 & 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: Missouri Convention of States

February 25, 2016

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