Research and Publications
State Tax Systems
The Internet's Impact on State Tax Systems: A Proposal to Impose a Use Tax Collection Duty on Remote Vendors by P. Greg Gulick and Paul M. Jones, Jr., Program on Law and State Government Fellows, 33 The Urban Lawyer 479 (2001).
Reform in Focus: Constitutional Issues & Political Realities
This compilation of information includes synopses of the major U.S. Supreme Court cases addressing campaign finance, legislative history of the McCain-Feingold bill, papers on the regulation of soft money, charts indicating campaign expenditures in the U.S. from 1951-1992, a synopsis of the 1997 amendments to Indiana's campaign finance laws, information and organizational chart of Indiana's Election Division and Indiana's Election Commission, the summary and text of Maine's Clean Election Act, a chart indicating states' electronic filing requirements, and a related reading list of academic articles on the topic of campaign finance.
The Program on Law and State Government and the Indiana Law Review sponsored a symposium entitled, National Power and State Autonomy: Calibrating the New "New Federalism" on April 17, 1998. The Law Review emanating from that symposium features articles and comments by the symposium participants and is available from the Indiana Law Review.
Regulation of Assisted Living
Regulation of Assisted Living for Older Americans: Ensuring Access to Quality, Cost-Effective Supportive Health Care Through Uniform Definition and Regulation of Assisted Living Services by Traci R. Little.
Rhetoric, Reality and
the Law of Unfunded Federal Mandates by Daniel H. Cole and Carol
This article, published in Stanford Law and Policy Review in Summer 1997, explores the reasons Congress enacted the 1995 Unfunded Mandates Reform Act, compares federally imposed costs with federally provided benefits, and concludes that the federal government provides a substantial net (after mandates) subsidy (on average) to state and local governments.