Research and Commentaries

Research & Commentary: New Jersey Common Core Standards Revision

June 22, 2016

In early May 2016, the New Jersey State Board of Education approved the New Jersey Student Learning Standards, the revised and renamed Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Gov.

Research & Commentary: Pennsylvania Considers the Right-to-Try for Terminally Ill Patients

June 20, 2016

Pennsylvania is one of several states considering legislation that would allow terminally ill patients to obtain experimental drugs without getting federal approval, a policy commonly called “right

Research & Commentary: Vermont Carbon Dioxide Tax Proposals

June 20, 2016

Two separate carbon dioxide tax proposals were introduced in the Vermont House of Representatives during the 2015–16 sessions.

Research & Commentary: New Jersey Considers Gas and Estate Tax Swap

June 17, 2016

Consistent declines in gas tax revenue have left many states scrambling to fund the maintenance of their critical infrastructure, especially roads and bridges.

Research & Commentary: Net Metering Reform

Taylor Smith
June 16, 2016

In 40 states and the District of Columbia, utility customers who generate their own energy – also called distributed generation, which occurs most often using rooftop solar panels – can sell any ex

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