State Solutions


The State Solutions page empowers citizens, policymakers, and communities to develop and share practical solutions to today's problems by promoting the best research, analysis, and stories from all 50 states. 

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Essential Reading

  • The Buckeye Institute
    The Buckeye Institute, in partnership with National Right to Work Foundation, filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of Kimberlee Warren, a Cuyahoga County Court probation officer who is asking the court to help her recover dues that the Fraternal Order of Police—a union Ms. Warren never joined—illegally took from her paycheck.
  • The Buckeye Institute
    “Emerging technologies have a lot to offer Ohio—better pay, better jobs, better healthcare, better transportation, better education, better lifestyles.” In a new policy report, The Buckeye Institute outlines guiding principles and 25 actionable policy recommendations that policymakers should adopt to ensure that Ohio can take full advantage of the economic benefits and the improvements to quality of life that come with advances in technology.
  • Garden State Initiative
    New Jersey sits atop the nation with the highest business tax in the country at 11.5%. No other state even reaches double-digits. Yet, there’s more bad news for NJ looming from Washington. In a new analysis, the Garden State Initiative notes legislation pending in Congress, with President Biden’s support, would place New Jersey’s business taxes as the highest in the world.
  • Garden State Initiative
    In a new analysis, the Garden State Initiative points out New Jersey’s 7.3% unemployment rate tied with Connecticut for 5th highest in the US and was only exceeded in our region by New York at 7.6%. Yet New Hampshire, New Jersey’s neighbor to the north, enjoys some of the lowest tax rates in the country and an unemployment rate less than a third of New Jersey's.
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Mississippi Center for Public Policy, Fox News
The Buckeye Institute, Cincinnati Edition, 91.7 WVXU-FM (Cincinnati)
The Buckeye Institute, City Club of Cleveland's Virtual Friday Forum, 90.3 WCPN-FM (Cleveland)
Rio Grande Foundation, Fox Business
Commonwealth Foundation, Fox News
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