July 16, 2020
Congress is considering using the coronavirus pandemic as a pretext to make permanent and sweeping changes to agricultural policy, inappropriately delegating congressional spending power to the Agriculture Secretary.
November 12, 2019
The bill continuing resolution gave Congress more time to reach an agreement on federal spending for fiscal year 2020, which began October 1.
January 21, 2020
"Our research revealed Illinois legislators have acquiesced to a power grab by the federal and state judiciary."
January 6, 2020
Spending increases add to the annual federal budget deficit, which increases the government debt, all of which depresses the economy and will lead to calls for tax hikes in the future.
July 11, 2019
Can the U.S. economy grow at a rate of 3 percent, 4 percent, or even better in the years ahead?
June 7, 2019
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new proposal in Louisiana which seeks to limit how the next legislature spends revenue in the general fund.
January 24, 2020
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a revived tax hike proposal in Arizona designed to increase funding for Arizona’s public education system.
September 19, 2019
The largest amount of money directed to pet projects since Congress imposed a moratorium in 2011.
December 24, 2019
An Examination of the Extent of Court Ordered Spending in the State of Illinois
August 2, 2019
The issue of Medicaid reform was in the spotlight at a hearing before the Ohio Senate Finance Committee during state budget discussions.