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The case for Dynamic Scoring in legislative research

As legislative sessions get underway in earnest on Capitol Hill and in Jefferson City…we present to you an article and argument for a little early 17th century thinking when it comes to evaluating legislation.

It seems that state officials always want to look at programs on a cause and effect basis. If we give a $10,000 tax credit here, that means $10,000 not coming into state revenues. But in an article written by Geoff Davis, a former congressman from Kentucky, and James Carter of Emerson Electric for The Hill, it would seem the most efficient and effective way to measure the effect of legislation would be to look back at the laws of  Sir Isaac Newton. Read the article here.



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