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Fiscal Fitness is the MCFE blog.  Check here regularly as we highlight national policy development and new research relevant to ongoing state tax and fiscal policy debates, provide our take on reports and studies released by agencies and other organizations, react to articles and editorials -- in short offer our thoughts and perspective on anything that captures our interest (or gets our dander up).

April 14, 2015

The “Devil’s Dictionary Guide” to the End of Session

Some alternative definitions of words you will hear frequently over the next six weeks

March 19, 2015

Other Messages in the 2015 Tax Incidence Study

There is a lot more to chew on in the Department of Revenue’s recently released Tax Incidence Study than just state progress in the dogged pursuit of elusive “tax fairness.”

February 23, 2015

Can Value Capture Make A Dent in our Transportation Funding Needs?

Maybe, but with a century of theory and practice behind it, it is still described as an "emerging" strategy for some excellent reasons.