At Key Policy Data, we believe that state-by-state comparisons are critical to informing the public policy process. Afterall, that is what federalism is all about. To that end, we want to share other resources with our readers that we feel will add to that discussion.
We have just gotten word that the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research has launched a new webapp called "Obamacare: Know Your Rates." It is a fascinating look at the negative economic impact that Obamacare will have on a state-by-state basis. Overall, they found that Obamacare will increase individual-market premiums by average of 41%--WOW!
J. Scott Moody has over 18 years as a public policy economist with a specialty in tax policy and has over 180 publications. He has worked for numerous national and state-based think tanks such as Federalism In Action, Tax Foundation, Heritage Foundation, and The Maine Heritage Policy Center.