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October 12, 2018
By Tim Benson, Linnea Lueken
This Policy Brief outlines the basic elements of the fracking process and then refutes the four most widespread fracking myths, providing lawmakers and the public with the research and data they need to make informed decisions about hydraulic fracturing.
October 11, 2018
By Charles Katebi
In this Research & Commentary, Charles Katebi examines a proposal in Michigan that would expand access to dental care for patients in rural communities and inner cities.
October 9, 2018
By Tim Benson
Fifth Volume In CCR Series Refutes Justifications For Dramatic Reduction Of Fossil Fuel Usage
October 9, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses the negative effects of a millionaire tax, and why Nebraska should avoid imposing one.
October 9, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses two regulatory reform ideas for West Virginia that would dramatically slow the growth of its' bureaucracy.
October 9, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses a nonbinding ballot initiative in Utah that would increase the state’s gasoline tax by 10 cents per gallon and why diverting road funds to education is poor public policy.
October 9, 2018
By Tim Benson
Tiny Voucher Program Has Already Saved Oklahoma Taxpayers $3.2 Million
October 8, 2018
By Tim Benson
More Than One In Five Show Me State High School Students Report Being Bullied On School Grounds
October 7, 2018
By Charles Katebi
Medical experts and policymakers across the political spectrum recognize that NPs can make a big difference in the lives of millions of Americans who are struggling to attain primary care.
October 5, 2018
By Roger Bezdek, Craig Idso, David Legates, S. Fred Singer
In this new volume, 117 scientists, economists, and other experts address and refute IPCC’s claim that the impacts of climate change on human well-being and the natural environment justify dramatic reductions in the use of fossil fuels
October 5, 2018
By Tim Benson
Voucher Program Has Already Saved Taxpayers $150 Million
October 4, 2018
By James Taylor
The Climate Solutions Caucus (CSC) works hand-in-hand with the leftist Citizens' Climate Lobby. Any scheme to replace affordable conventional energy with expensive wind and solar power would severely punish consumers and the U.S. economy.
October 2, 2018
By Lindsey Stroud
In this Research & Commentary, Lindsey Stroud examines a recent survey of nearly 70,000 American adult vapers which found flavors in e-cigarettes to play an integral part in tobacco harm reduction.
October 2, 2018
By Tim Benson
UT-Austin Study Concludes Fracking Not Contaminating Groundwater In Barnett Shale Region
September 28, 2018
By Matthew Glans, Tim Benson
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans and Tim Benson examine the tax credits given to purchasers of electric vehicles, how they have been primarily used by the wealthy, and their general ineffectiveness in providing environmental benefits.
September 25, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a bill moving through the Pennsylvania General Assembly that would expand telemedicine access and create reimbursement parity with in-person services.
September 25, 2018
By Tim Benson
$408 Million In Total Savings In Fiscal Year 2015 Alone
September 25, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses stadium subsidies, their negligible effect on local economies, and a how even a small city arena can have dire effects on a cities' budget.
September 24, 2018
By Tim Benson
Public Comment to the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission Regarding the Colorado Low Emission Vehicle Program
September 24, 2018
By Tim Benson
Over $4 Billion In Savings To Mountain State Residents & Businesses From 2006 To 2016
September 24, 2018
By Tim Benson
Comment to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Proposed Regulatory Revisions to the Endangered Species Act
September 21, 2018
By Arianna Wilkerson
Nurse practitioners are well-trained, well-educated medical professionals that can alleviate the growing shortage of primary care doctors nationwide.
September 20, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Kentucky's gas tax, how it fails to generate needed revenue for transportation projects, and the need for a new source of road funding.
September 20, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Virginia's recent expansion of Medicaid and why the state needs to add work requirements to the program to manage costs and help move people through the program and back into the workforce.
September 20, 2018
By Lindsey Stroud
In this Research & Commentary, Lindsey Stroud argues the merits to a proposal to replace New Jersey's current tax on liquid nicotine in e-cigarettes.
September 19, 2018
By Charles Katebi
In this Policy Brief, Heartland's Charlie Katebi and Lindsay Atkinson from the Idaho Freedom Foundation discuss how Milliman and other consulting firms routinely underestimate the cost of Obamacare's Medicaid expansion.
September 19, 2018
By Tim Benson
U.S. Crude Oil Production Will Average 1.5 Million Barrels Per Day In 2019
September 19, 2018
By Angela Logomasini
The United States should stop funding the International Agency for Research on Cancer which uses outdated, faulty methodologies and produces outcomes often driven by political considerations.
September 17, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new bill in Ohio that would allow well-trained advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) to provide expanded care without unnecessary regulatory barriers.
September 17, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Arizona's Medicaid expansion and a study from the Goldwater Institute that argues expansion in Arizona has increased the cost-shifting burden on consumers from the uninsured.
September 14, 2018
By Tim Benson
Strike Vouchers Make Sure As Many Children As Possible Are Freed From Outside Forces Controlling Their Education
September 14, 2018
By Tim Benson
One In Four Gem State High Schoolers Bullied On School Grounds
September 14, 2018
By Arianna Wilkerson
Support for universal school choice grows as a startling number of parents fear for their children’s safety at their local district school. State legislators should consider adopting Child Safety Accounts.
September 13, 2018
By Charles Katebi
In this Research & Commentary, Charlie Katebi examines new reforms in Iowa that will expand access to affordable and reliable health insurance.
September 13, 2018
By Tim Benson
$30 Billion In Savings To Keystone State Residents & Businesses From 2006 To 2016
September 11, 2018
By Chris Horner
This paper details how a network of anti-fossil fuel, climate alarmists activists provides off-the-books staff members for governors and state’s attorneys generals, to push the donors’ climate agenda.
September 7, 2018
By Arianna Wilkerson
Billions of dollars annually are spent on prescription medicines. The use of generic and biosimilar drugs in lieu of brand-name drugs can dramatically decrease prescription drug prices.
September 4, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines the role generic drugs have played in controlling health care spending.
September 4, 2018
By Jordan McGillis
Solar power is reaching a point at which additional solar production begins to actively harm the grid’s reliability and economics.
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August 31, 2018
By Tim Benson
Nine Percentage Point Increase For Universal Vouchers From The 2017 Survey
 

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