Recent Research & Commentary

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-.

Research & Commentary: Convention of States Proposal in Indiana

February 12, 2016

Indiana is currently considering a proposed multiple-amendment application for an Article V conventio

Research & Commentary: Convention of States Proposal in Nebraska

February 12, 2016

Nebraska is currently considering a proposed multiple-amendment application for an Article V conventi

Research & Commentary: Local Control of Fracking in Florida

February 12, 2016

In January 2016, the Florida House of Representatives voted to pass a bill that would prevent local governments from ba

Research & Commentary: Certificate of Need Reform in Florida

February 8, 2016

Florida is one of 36 states that limits the ability of health care providers to expand their businesses through an approval process known as certificate of need (CON).

Research & Commentary: Colorado’s Hospital Provider Tax and TABOR Collide

February 8, 2016

Funding Medicaid programs has proven to be an increasingly difficult task for many states.