Readers of this blog may be interested to know that an op-ed by yours truly is currently running in several publications, among them The Sacramento Bee, the Bradenton Herald (link no longer available), and The Bellingham Herald (link no longer available). In the op-ed, I assess recent bipartisan efforts to subject Internet and catalogue sellers to the same sales tax collection and remittance obligations that apply to local, bricks-and-mortar sellers. Mercifully, the proposed bills of this sort seem to be going the same place previous campaigns have gone: nowhere. To learn more, read the op-ed in full (Link no longer available).