Drilling Down on State Population Changes

The change in state population reflects births and deaths, as well as domestic and international migration. These various sources of change carry different implications for state revenues and spending.

Alcohol as a Model for Taxing Sugar

In the wake of recent successful efforts to enact taxes on sweetened drinks in places such as San Francisco, Philadelphia, and Cook County, Illinois, a recent Urban Institute Research Report considers the pros and cons of taxing sugar-sweetened beverages.