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Watchdog.org
Pennsylvania tax plan would cost state thousands of jobs, study finds
Watchdog.org
The modeling analysis compares the dynamic effects of the state’s current tax structure to projected effects as a result of the tax increases, according to Paul Bachman, director of research for the Beacon Hill Institute. The model focuses on the 

 

Conflict Of Interest? State DPH Employee Applies To Open Marijuana Dispensary – CBS Boston / WBZ

CBS Boston / WBZ
Conflict Of Interest? State DPH Employee Applies To Open Marijuana Dispensary
CBS Boston / WBZ
It’s a marijuana shop she wants to open up,” says David Tuerck, who heads up the watchdog group, Beacon Hill Institute. The applicant’s name: Nicolette Smith, of the Petrichor Medicinal Corporation. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health 
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Boston Herald
Watchdog: Pot shop bid may be conflict
Boston Herald
“It’s astonishing, really, that someone would attempt to work both at a regulatory agency and the entity it’s regulating,” said David Tuerck of the Beacon Hill Institute. He added just the appearance of conflict could lead to suspicions of favoritism 
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BHI202
Dispute over regulatory reform deep-sixes legislative session
Elizabethtown Bladen Journal
“As rules pile up, they can become real obstacles to economic growth,” and should be re-examined periodically to determine if they are obsolete, or not working as intended, Sanders wrote in one report. According to a study by Beacon Hill Institute at 

 

4 Stupid Things Cities Ban That Make Residents Poorer – The Federalist

The Federalist
4 Stupid Things Cities Ban That Make Residents Poorer
The Federalist
Cities’ leaders have concerned themselves with limiting or banning seemingly innocuous goods and services. Do these measures really benefit local residents?
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Boston Herald
Special Report: Smokescreen over pot panel worries backers …
Boston Herald
The state’s recreational pot law set to go on the books today is already cloaked in secrecy, with the governor, attorney general and treasurer refusing to divulge …
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The Heartland Institute
Research & Commentary: Wisconsin Looks to Complete Prevailing Wage Repeal
The Heartland Institute
Once passed, the prevailing wage becomes the mandated wage floor for all government-contracted workers, and any contractor paying less faces fines or loss of the contract. According to a 2008 study by the Beacon Hill Institute, federal prevailing wage 

 

BHI202
Lawmakers should OK tax-free weekend – Sentinel & Enterprise
Sentinel & Enterprise
A way to drive in-state sales during a historically sluggish retail stretch, or simply an excuse to deprive the commonwealth of desperately needed tax revenue?
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