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Every year, the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) gives millions of dollars in subsidies to companies to create jobs and grow the economy. With the launch of IEDC's new transparency website, Hoosiers can now hold...

Increasingly, citizens are coming to recognize that transportation funding is a zero-sum game – the money that is funneled into expanding highways is money that won’t be available for the improvements in public transportation, bicycling,...

ESRI provided Frontier Group with a grant for ArcGIS mapping software beginning in 2006. We are grateful for their support.

Cox and Poole would very much like you to believe that Millennials are just itching to follow the residential and transportation footsteps of their parents – but that without jobs or disposable income, they simply...

Sure, a six decade-long trend of ever-increasing driving has shifted to a prolonged period of stagnation. But it’s long been understood that growth in driving per-capita was slowing and would continue to slow in the...

In August, small businesses in California will receive around $36 million in rebates from health insurance companies such as Blue Shield of California and Anthem Blue Cross, according a Tuesday article in the Los...

Road Overkill looks at the experience of seven recently built Wisconsin highways. It finds that, in each case, traffic is failing to materialize on those roads to the degree transportation planners projected a decade...

Our new report, A New Direction: Our Changing Relationship with Driving and the Implications for America’s Future , makes the case that America has come to the end of a road, if you will –...

New data released by Medicare reveal immense variation in the amount charged by hospitals for treatment of the 100 most common inpatient stays. Information from more than 3,000 hospitals around the country shows that, for...

Science tells us that global warming contributes to more extended dry spells between rain events, and research shows us that in the Southwest, prolonged dry spells are becoming more frequent. This year, a record dry...

If you care about transportation policy, you really need to pay attention to the multiplicity of new mobile technology-enhanced transportation options coming onto the scene, seemingly on a weekly basis. If you can look behind...

The Washington Post recently offered a profile of the success of Health Quality Partners, a Pennsylvania-based organization that has demonstrated how focusing additional medical resources on particularly vulnerable Medicare patients can reduce costs and improve...

This winter, Frontier Group’s research helped spur debate on public interest issues that have gained new resonance in today’s high-stakes discussions about reforming our tax system and holding our government accountable for its spending. In...

A new analysis from the Washington Post reveals that most of the 30 companies listed in the Dow industrial average have seen their U.S. tax burdens as a share of corporate profits drop by half...

With tax breaks to corporations unlikely to diminish anytime soon, we should make sure that future breaks follow a set of best practices to ensure the government expenses are a smart use of taxpayer dollars....

If you’re looking for a good example of the power of smart policy changes to grow clean energy markets, look no further than New Jersey, which has just installed 1 gigawatt (GW) of solar...

Not only did the National Academy of Sciences panel fail to recognize the potential for systems-level changes in the future, but it also failed to account for a seismic change that is going on right...

Late last month, utilities responsible for constructing the first new nuclear power reactors in more than two decades announced that the project is now $787 million over budget and more than a year behind schedule...

That youth driving should be on the decline now is remarkable since there are now more teenagers and young adults in America than there have been in years. Since 1992, America has gained more than...

Harmful chemicals are ubiquitous in the products we use every day, from furniture to personal care products. Gaps in our chemicals policy allow manufacturers to bring these harmful substances to market without proving they...

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