Ways the SECURE Act 2.0 can help people save for retirement
The law provides additional flexibility for tax optimization of retirement distributions and reduces tax code rules that perversely inhibit lifetime annuity solutions.
Analyzing Nebraska’s proposed legislation impacting school finance and property taxes
State policymakers shouldn’t pass up this opportunity to decrease the education funding formula’s overreliance on property taxes and to make the formula more transparent and student-centered.
Florida should abolish capital punishment, not make it easier
In Florida, 30 people have been exonerated while they were awaiting execution since 1972.
Federal judge: Restrictions on gun ownership violate medical marijuana patients’ Second Amendment rights
Federal firearm policy should not discriminate against users of medical marijuana.
Sustainable highway funding requires charging the drivers who use them
The true costs of building and maintaining highways and bridges should be paid for by those who use them.
Chicago wants to open a casino to help pay down its public pension debt
Pursuing inadequate solutions with highly politicized taxes or through a brand-new casino is a futile way to dodge the city’s public pension debt and fiscal challenges head-on.
FHWA administrators want to stop humorous traffic safety messages
Researchers are still trying to evaluate the effectiveness of direct message signs on highways.
Reason Foundation’s amicus brief in Gonzalez v. Google answers many of the questions raised by Supreme Court justices
Congress originally made clear that Section 230 is part of a law intended not to limit free speech but to allow the internet to grow “with a minimum of government regulation.”
Massachusetts menthol ban increased smoking among black women, research finds
It seems clear that menthol prohibitions are ineffective mechanisms for improving public health in the black community.