Two recent cases from the US Supreme Court gave President Trump both a victory and a setback, argues law professor David Sklansky.
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Tax incentives for business are a bad idea, researchers say. They found that the incentives left states in worse shape than doing nothing.
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More places are restricting or banning plastic bags at the store. A professor of economics and public policy says taxes better push people to reusable.
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After Philadelphia imposed a soda tax, sales dropped 46%. But there's a catch: sales immediately outside the city saw a dramatic increase.
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"E-cigarettes and cigarettes are economic substitutes… So if you raise the tax on one product, you will increase use of the other product."
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With more investment, better energy storage for wind and solar power could prevent extra energy from being wasted and cut greenhouse gas emissions.
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