Newspaper Articles – Whitney Stewart

Cook County Okays New Taxes, Cuts Sales Tax

The final costs of purchases of cigarettes, firearms, poker machines, and items totaling more than $3,500 that Cook County, Illinois businesses and residents make outside the county will rise under

California Prepares to Auction Carbon Credits

The central component of California’s Global Warming Solutions Act (AB32) is taking effect this year, and with the state facing a $15.7 billion deficit, political leaders have ended a long debate o

California Prepares to Auction Carbon Credits

The central component of California’s Global Warming Solutions Act (AB32) takes effect this year, and with the state facing a $15.7 billion deficit, political leaders have ended a long debate over

California Deficit Soars, Calls for Spending Reforms Grow

California is facing a worse budget predicament than previously thought, and while the governor touts additional short-term fixes of tax hikes and spending cuts, opponents are calling for systemic

South Carolina Legislature Considers Major Charter School Legislation

The South Carolina legislature voted to merge two versions of a bill that could increase the number of public charter schools in the state.

South Carolina School Choice Bill Passes House, Faces Uphill Senate Battle

A bill offering South Carolina parents education tax credits and allowing tax-credit scholarships passed the House March 29—a first for any such measure since school choice became key to the Republ

South Carolina Considers Major Charter School Legislation

The South Carolina legislature voted to merge two versions of a bill that could increase the number of public charter schools in the state.