Editorials: Matthew Glans

Pitfalls of Medicaid Expansion

Medicaid expansion is an expensive endeavor that studies show does not provide better or more-affordable health care.

Wide Support for Internet Access Tax Moratorium

The Internet Tax Freedom Act of 1998 was designed to promote the growth of the Internet by placing a moratorium on state and local taxation of Internet access and the creation of discriminato

Bag the Plastic Bag Tax

Legislators in Harrisburg are considering a proposal from state Sen. Daylin Leach, D-Wayne, that would make Pennsylvania the first state to impose a statewide tax on the use of plastic bags.

Nebraska Needs Real Income Tax Reform

Although at first glance Nebraska’s tax system may appear competitive nationally, it lags behind its regional neighbors, who are its primary competitors for attracting new businesses to the state.<

Governor Dayton’s Budget Proposal Leaves Much to Be Desired

While half dozen states are considering proposals to do away income or corporate taxes Minnesota’s tax and spend Governor Mark Dayton is proposing to increase taxes significantly.

Government Hurting Small Banks

Eileen Ambrose highlights some of the serious problems that small banks are facing and their efforts to combat obsolescence by engaging in mergers ("Maryland's smaller banks may be headed for a wav

Internet taxes will drive up all taxes

Barely two months ago Amazon.com, the world's largest online retailer, and other online retailers began collecting sales taxes in California, even though they have no warehouses or other buildings

Avert pension crisis

Your editorial touches all the important points on the state pension crisis Massachusetts faces (“Close pension loophole,” Oct. 28).

Wi-Fi market

Chicago's plan for municipal Wi-Fi is both slim on details and suffering from many of the same problems that have plagued municipal Wi-Fi systems wherever they have been attempted.

Make pensions a defined-contribution program

In response to “Low investment returns test S.D. budget” (Government & Politics, utsandiego.com, Sept.