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Energy
March 12, 2020
Research & Commentary: Washington Bill Would Open Up Possibility of Regressive, Harmful Cap-and-Trade Program or Carbon-Dioxide Tax
Cap-And-Trade Programs, Carbon-Dioxide Taxes Do Little To Reduce Emissions, Act As Regressive Tax
Taxes
March 12, 2020
Research and Commentary: Gas Tax Increases Will Hurt the Kentucky Economy
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans and Cameron Sholty examine a nearly $500 million tax and fee increase on Bluegrass State drivers.
Education
March 5, 2020
Research & Commentary: More Education Funding Does Not Improve Education Outcomes
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans and Lennie Jarratt examine a proposed tax hike in Rhode Island that would raise taxes on residents earning more than $500,000 annually and use the funds for K-12 education.
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Taxes
March 5, 2020
Research & Commentary: Gas Tax Increase Would Harm Bay State Economy
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed transportation funding plan in Massachusetts where drivers would pay 5 cents per gallon more for gasoline and 9 cents more per gallon for diesel.
Alcohol & Tobacco
March 4, 2020
Research & Commentary: Virginia Should Not Raise Taxes on Tobacco Products or Levy New Taxes on Tobacco Harm Reduction Products
Proposal would increase cigarette taxes to $0.60 per pack, double the other tobacco products tax, and create a new tax on liquid nicotine at $0.066 per milliliter.
Taxes
March 3, 2020
Research and Commentary: Illinois Should Create Interstate Compact to End Corporate Giveaways
Illinois Looking To Stand Up To Corrupt Corporate Welfare

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Taxes
March 12, 2020
By Tim Benson
Cap-And-Trade Programs, Carbon-Dioxide Taxes Do Little To Reduce Emissions, Act As Regressive Tax
March 12, 2020
By Cameron Sholty, Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans and Cameron Sholty examine a nearly $500 million tax and fee increase on Bluegrass State drivers.
March 5, 2020
By Matthew Glans, Lennie Jarratt
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans and Lennie Jarratt examine a proposed tax hike in Rhode Island that would raise taxes on residents earning more than $500,000 annually and use the funds for K-12 education.
March 5, 2020
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed transportation funding plan in Massachusetts where drivers would pay 5 cents per gallon more for gasoline and 9 cents more per gallon for diesel.
March 4, 2020
By Lindsey Stroud
Proposal would increase cigarette taxes to $0.60 per pack, double the other tobacco products tax, and create a new tax on liquid nicotine at $0.066 per milliliter.
March 3, 2020
By Samantha Fillmore
Illinois Looking To Stand Up To Corrupt Corporate Welfare
February 27, 2020
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new bill in Arizona that would increase the state’s gasoline taxes by 18 cents a gallon by 2023.
February 26, 2020
By Robert Davis
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly released a $7.8 billion budget proposal adding several new taxes for digital property and subscription services.
February 20, 2020
By Tim Benson
Gasoline Prices Could Rise By 34 Cents Per Gallon To Meet Program Emissions Goals
February 14, 2020
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new bill recently proposed in the Illinois General Assembly that would allow non-home rule local governments to create a municipal gas tax on top of state and federal gas taxes.