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April 6, 2020
By Steve Goreham
The U.S. economy is currently enjoying the longest period of expansion in history, in large part driven by the fracking revolution which enabled America to become the world’s leading energy producer.
April 6, 2020
By AnneMarie Schieber
The founders at The Buckeye Institute in Ohio decided to become one of the nation’s leading advocates for Medicaid waivers when they saw how little choice there was in their state.
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April 3, 2020
By H. Sterling Burnett
If New Hampshire imposes a climate education requirement on public schools, it should be balanced, and emphasize critical thinking.
April 3, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
The CARES Act is one of the few government bailouts that doesn't set a bad precedent.
April 3, 2020
By Clifford Thies
How long can we keep people away from work before their lives are ruined?
April 2, 2020
By Tim Benson
A new study finds “conservative” cities do a far better job of educating minority students than “progressive” cities.
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April 2, 2020
By Bonner R. Cohen
The N.Y. Public Service Commission ordered the State Energy Research and Development Authority to offer new financial options beyond traditional fixed-price contracts when soliciting bids to build renewable energy projects.
April 2, 2020
By John C. Goodman
If there is a way to fix the nation’s broken health care system without raising taxes or mandating coverage, chances are The Goodman Institute for Public Policy Research and its founder, John C. Goodman, have figured it out.
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April 2, 2020
By Kenneth Artz
U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI) is proposing continued and expanded federal support for electric vehicle manufacturers and purchasers in a bill that would dedicate $2 billion annually for development and adoption of plug-in cars.
April 2, 2020
By James Agresti
Get the real facts instead of the misinformation with COVID-19.
April 2, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
America is slowly following the paternalistic style of government dominating China.
April 2, 2020
By S.T. Karnick
As the economy locks down, the U.S. government must consider the implications of social distancing itself.
April 1, 2020
By S.T. Karnick
Economic contractions harm human health, so governments should take that into account in their coronavirus policies
April 1, 2020
By Sally C. Pipes
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, head of President Donald Trump’s task force on the novel coronavirus, declared a public health emergency in response to the global outbreak of the pathogen.
April 1, 2020
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
America has known for years that Vladimir Putin of Russia has been influencing the source of America’s energy consumption through his efforts to halt fracking in America.
April 1, 2020
By Bartlett Cleland
The challenge for the FCC has been, and will continue to be, to fill the "spectrum pipeline" with more available spectrum to meet the ever-increasing demand by consumers.
April 1, 2020
By Charles N. Steele
The stimulus approach fails to address the fundamental causes of the economic downturn, while it balloons the deficit to no good end.
April 1, 2020
By Larry Sand
Los Angeles teacher union leader is using the coronavirus crisis as an excuse to trash charter schools.
March 31, 2020
By H. Sterling Burnett, Tim Benson, Aaron D. Stover, Anthony Watts
‘This rollback will save Americans money, and for some, it will save their lives.’ - Tim Benson
March 31, 2020
By Devon Herrick
See related article, March 24
March 31, 2020
By Hayden Ludwig
Population control is back in the news—and for Progressives, what’s old is new again.
March 31, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
A New York Times report on ventilator production misses the point.
March 31, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
Coronavirus is causing a fundamental shift in the way Americans live their lives. The question is: what comes next?
March 30, 2020
By Joe Barnett
Most state governments have accumulated “rainy day” funds (RDF) which they can draw on during unexpected revenue shortfalls.
March 30, 2020
By Duggan Flanakin
The Trump Administration recently submitted its proposed fiscal year 2021 budget, which would significantly cut funding for certain climate change-focused programs at several government agencies.
March 30, 2020
An effort to repeal certificate of need (CON) laws in South Carolina has picked up momentum after bills in both chambers of the state’s legislature picked up more support.
March 30, 2020
By David Wojick, Paul Driessen
Often, obsessive focus on climate wastes scarce money and distracts from the real health crisis.
March 30, 2020
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
Unless pension funds around the nation continue to earn 7% or more per year on their investments, it’s likely that taxpayers will be on the hook for trillions of dollars of promises to government unions.
March 27, 2020
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #354
March 27, 2020
By Kathy Hoekstra
This commentary was published in the Detroit News on March 26 regarding a new rule against prescribing certain treatments for coronavirus. See related podcast on The Heartland Daily Podcast.
March 27, 2020
By Bonner R. Cohen
Under election-year pressure to provide relief to constituents angered by surprise medical bills, lawmakers in both parties are working on proposals that, at the very least, will show they are taking the problem seriously.
March 27, 2020
By Seton Motley
As we know, the Left doesn’t give a rat’s posterior about the Constitution.
March 27, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
Our lives and economy have been disrupted on an unprecedented scale by COVID-19. How do we calculate the societal impact?
March 26, 2020
By Hayley Sledge
Chicago teachers unions expressed their opposition to charter schools in 2019 by demanding the continuation of a moratorium on additional charter schools in the city.
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March 26, 2020
By Joe Barnett
State and local governments Implement Inconsistent Policies on Gun Sales
March 26, 2020
By AnneMarie Schieber
Indiana lawmakers are considering three measures that would limit or stop non-compete clauses that medical employers such as hospitals can impose on physicians regarding future employment.
March 26, 2020
By Kenneth Artz
California may soon ban gasoline-powered gardening tools such as lawnmowers and leaf-blowers statewide.
March 26, 2020
By Duggan Flanakin
The largest remaining coal-fueled power plant in New England, New Hampshire’s 482-megawatt Merrimack Station, will remain in operation through at least May 2024.
March 26, 2020
By David Wojick
The vast sums proposed to be spent under dubious national Green New Deals should be spent instead on health care, especially virus prevention and protection.
March 26, 2020
By Viv Forbes
In their frantic attempts to delay the spread of the Wuhan virus, governments are sowing the seeds of economic depression and currency destruction.