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The Legacy of Rodriguez: Three Decades of School Finance Reform in Texas
This paper explores the aftermath of the U.S. Supreme Court's 1973 Rodriquez ruling that said Texas's heavy reliance on the local property tax to fund public education did not violate the equal protection clause ...
Fiscal Conditions in Selected Metropolitan Areas
This paper presents the initial steps to better understand the current fiscal condition of local governments within metropolitan areas and to establish the extent to which fiscal disparities exist within a sample ...
The Taxpayer Protection Amendment: A Preliminary Analysis
This analysis demonstrates that a proposed amendment to Wisconsin's constitution to limit the annual growth of government revenue would reduce public services and harm economic development. If it had been enacted in ...