The Unlimited Flow of Gambling Revenue

I am always stunned when I read about how much money Americans spend on gambling. In Maryland, for example, it is estimated that the annual earnings from the state’s six casinos is over $500 million. That’s just the earnings so what is actually spent on gambling in Maryland is easily in the billions and that’s…

November Ballot Measures, Part Ten – Hawaii

Real estate investors are attracted to Hawaii not only because they want to own a slice of paradise but also because of Hawaii’s low property taxes. That could all change with the passage of the “Hawaii Surcharge on Investment Properties to Fund Public Education Amendment” in November. Hawaii’s schools struggle to retain teachers since, adjusted…

The Research Project – Week Eight, Delaware Denominators

The Institute of Education Sciences, a research branch of the U.S. Department of Education, has awarded a $10 million grant to University of Delaware Prof. Nancy C. Jordan and her two colleagues, Lynn Fuchs at Vanderbilt University and Robert Siegler at Carnegie Mellon University, to fund a five-year research and development center aimed at understanding…