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Taxes
July 25, 2018
Research & Commentary: Tampa Ballpark Not Worth Its Potential $400 Million Taxpayer Price Tag
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines the new stadium proposal being considered in Tampa and how taxpayers may be on the hook for a multimillion dollar bill.
Government Spending
June 7, 2018
The Leaflet: All Bets Are On
Delaware became the first state other than Nevada to legalize sports betting. Other states are sure to follow, as there is potential for states to collect $20 billion in new tax revenue.
Entitlements
May 3, 2018
The Leaflet: Farm Bill Needs a Makeover
Congress is working on a new "farm bill" that includes farm subsidies, crop insurance, and food assistance. Most of the bill's annual budget goes to the food stamp program, or SNAP. The proposed bill offers needed reforms to SNAP.
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Employment
April 20, 2018
Research & Commentary: Missouri Considers Repealing Costly Prevailing Wage Laws
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed bill in Missouri that would repeal the state's prevailing wage law.
Government Spending
April 12, 2018
Research & Commentary: Arizona Should Stop Funding Private Sports Facilities with Taxpayer Dollars
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines legislation in Arizona that would have the state join an interstate compact that explicitly prohibits the “use of taxpayer dollars for private professional sports stadiums and facilities.”
Economy
April 9, 2018
The Budget and Economic Outlook: 2018 to 2028
This report, published by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, a federal agency tasked with providing budget and economic information to Congress, includes projections for key economic indicators.

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Government Spending
July 25, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines the new stadium proposal being considered in Tampa and how taxpayers may be on the hook for a multimillion dollar bill.
June 7, 2018
By Arianna Wilkerson
Delaware became the first state other than Nevada to legalize sports betting. Other states are sure to follow, as there is potential for states to collect $20 billion in new tax revenue.
May 3, 2018
By Arianna Wilkerson
Congress is working on a new "farm bill" that includes farm subsidies, crop insurance, and food assistance. Most of the bill's annual budget goes to the food stamp program, or SNAP. The proposed bill offers needed reforms to SNAP.
April 20, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed bill in Missouri that would repeal the state's prevailing wage law.
April 12, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines legislation in Arizona that would have the state join an interstate compact that explicitly prohibits the “use of taxpayer dollars for private professional sports stadiums and facilities.”
April 9, 2018
By Congressional Budget Office
This report, published by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, a federal agency tasked with providing budget and economic information to Congress, includes projections for key economic indicators.
February 26, 2018
By Staff
As subsidies for wind and solar power have been slashed around the world, the growth in renewable power has stalled.
February 22, 2018
By Ted Dabrowski
This study, written by Wirepoints, Inc. president Ted Dabrowski and policy analyst John Klingner, uses official state and federal government data to compare the rate of growth for Illinois pension assets and liabilities to economic markers.
February 9, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a bill in Tennessee that would incorporate REINS Act style reforms to the state's regulatory system.
February 2, 2018
By Levi A. Russell
This study finds there was a large positive association between legislators receiving farm and environmental group political action committee campaign contributions and those who voted for the 2014 revisions of the farm bill .