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Taxes
April 28, 2017
Research & Commentary: Tax-Cut Triggers Work When Designed Correctly
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses tax triggers and how the failure of Oklahoma's trigger should not discourage other states from using them.
Taxes
April 26, 2017
Research & Commentary: Gas Tax Increase Unlikely to Solve South Carolina’s Transportation Problems
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed gas tax increase in South Carolina, arguing it is not appropriate to add the burden of additional tax or fee increases on households that are already cash-strapped.
Taxes
April 20, 2017
Research & Commentary: Connecticut Needs a Tight Spending Cap
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a spending cap proposal in Connecticut that could force the state to monitor spending and better manage its' budget.
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Taxes
April 18, 2017
Research & Commentary: Nebraska Tax Reform Package Would Move State Toward Improved Economy
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a tax reform package being considered in Nebraska that would lower income taxes using tax revenue triggers.
Taxes
April 4, 2017
Research & Commentary: Pennsylvania Pension Reform
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed pension reform plan in Pennsylvania.
Alcohol & Tobacco
March 30, 2017
Research & Commentary: Montana Should Avoid Unnecessary and Regressive Tobacco and Vapor Tax Increase
Montana is considering a massive $1.50-per-pack increase on cigarettes and an increase on other tobacco products including vapor products.

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Taxes
April 28, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses tax triggers and how the failure of Oklahoma's trigger should not discourage other states from using them.
April 26, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed gas tax increase in South Carolina, arguing it is not appropriate to add the burden of additional tax or fee increases on households that are already cash-strapped.
April 20, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a spending cap proposal in Connecticut that could force the state to monitor spending and better manage its' budget.
April 18, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a tax reform package being considered in Nebraska that would lower income taxes using tax revenue triggers.
April 4, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed pension reform plan in Pennsylvania.
March 30, 2017
By John Nothdurft, Matthew Glans
Montana is considering a massive $1.50-per-pack increase on cigarettes and an increase on other tobacco products including vapor products.
March 29, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Wisconsin's proactive approach to pension reform and a new reform proposal now being considered.
March 28, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed constitutional amendment that would place stringent spending limits on Iowa legislators.
March 28, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Texas' margins tax and the efforts by legislators to repeal the tax.
March 22, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines proposed tobacco tax hikes in Oregon and how they will do little to help fix the state's budget.