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January 20, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines dental health care and the need for an expanded role for dental therapists in North Dakota.
January 19, 2017
By Nathan Makla
On December 15, The Heartland Institute hosted its 2016 Winter Emerging Issues Forum (EIF). More than 120 state elected officials and policy experts from 23 states attended this magical EIF in Orlando, Florida.
January 19, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new gas tax proposal in Indiana, arguing gas taxes have become unreliable and more efficient funding methods are needed.
January 19, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses medical licensing for telemedicine and the he need for new laws allowing physicians to treat patients across state lines.
January 18, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Tennessee's proposed internet sales tax, and the trend towards challenging the longstanding Quill standard.
January 18, 2017
By Byron Schlomach & Vance H. Fried
Proposed Design Could Save Oklahoma Over $500 Million Per Year
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January 18, 2017
By Michael Hamilton
In this testimony before the North Dakota House Human Services Committee, Michael Hamilton makes a case for the licensing of dental therapist as a method for addressing the state's dental care shortage.
January 18, 2017
By J Eric Bickel and Lee Lane
Study proposes ways to increase cloud reflectivity to reduce incoming solar radiation and reduce future temperature rise.
January 18, 2017
By Staff, Safersmarter.org
The National Flood Insurance Program should be reformed to ensure it is financially sustainable, and there are incentives for reducing future flood damages to better protect taxpayers and the environment.
January 18, 2017
By Staff, Taxpayers Protection Alliance
This resource for members of Congress and their staff examines 14 policy areas where Congress could act to reduce the regulatory and financial burden on the American people and businesses, by enacting policies that benefit hardworking taxpayers.
January 18, 2017
By Autumn Proudlove, et al.
In 2016 states took more than 212 actions studying, implementing or reforming their respective solar power laws, subsidies, regulations, and mandates.
January 17, 2017
By Baruch Feigenbaum, Julian Morris
This brief describes in plain English the development of the CAFE standards and how they function.
January 17, 2017
By Tim Benson
Comments, Petitions, and Testimony Opposing EPA's Endangerment Finding
January 17, 2017
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Rob Natelson answers questions surrounding an Article V constitutional convention.
January 13, 2017
By Nathan Makla
On January 7, Kentucky became the nation’s 27th state to pass right-to-work legislation.
January 13, 2017
By Tim Benson
Missouri Empowerment Scholarship Accounts Program Would Be Funded By Tax-Credit Scholarships
January 13, 2017
By Matthew Glans, Michael Hamilton
In this Policy Tips piece, Matthew Glans and Michael Hamilton discuss the need for more dental health providers in North Dakota and the role dental therapists could have in improving access.
January 13, 2017
By Michael Hamilton, Bette Grande, John Davidson
A joint publication of The Heartland Institute and Texas Public Policy Foundation, this Policy Brief makes a case for the licensing of dental therapists in North Dakota to improve access to basic and preventative oral care.
January 12, 2017
By Peter Ferrara, Lewis Uhler
This Roadmap paper describes how choice and competition in education can improve student achievement and boost economic growth.
January 11, 2017
By Tim Benson
Passage Of ESA Bill Would Make Virginia A Leader In Education Reform
January 10, 2017
By Tim Benson
Legislators Should Focus On Passing Universal ESA Bill
January 10, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
In this testimony, Jesse Hathaway discusses how civil asset forfeiture reform will help Indiana lead the nation in criminal justice reform and set an example states can use to implement similar reforms.
January 9, 2017
By Anders Lewis & Bill Donovan
Study Highlights Best Practices For Establishing and Updating K-12 History Standards
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January 8, 2017
Federal programs to help college students cope with student loans will cost the government at least $108 billion, reports the Government Accountability Office (GAO).
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January 7, 2017
The number of people in Colorado becoming teachers and education administrators decreased for the sixth consecutive year, the state reports.
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January 7, 2017
Teenagers in the United States are using drugs and alcohol at much lower rates, a new survey has found.
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January 6, 2017
By Nathan Makla
Lifting the undue regulations currently placed on the nuclear power industry would lead to an expansion of nuclear energy in the United States, which would be beneficial to the environment, economy, and to the stability of the U.S. power grid.
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January 6, 2017
By Tim Benson
Plan Amounts To Nothing More Than A Welfare Program For Upper-Middle-Income Households
January 5, 2017
By Devon Herrick
Devon Herrick is a senior fellow with the National Center for Policy Analysis.
January 1, 2017
By Oren Cass
What Might Rational Concern About Climate Change Look Like?
January 1, 2017
By Clive Bates, Eli Lehrer, David Sweanor
R Street Policy Study Examining Smokeless Tobacco and Vaping Products.
January 1, 2017
By State of Illinois Commission on Government Forecasting & Accountability
This report, prepared by Moody’s Analytics researcher Sarah Crane for the State of Illinois Commission on Government Forecasting & Accountability, examines the current status of the Illinois state economy in January 2017.
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January 1, 2017
By Ian M. Fearon, PhD; Alison Eldridge; Nathan Gale; Christopher J. Shepperd; Mike McEwan, PhD; Oscar M. Camacho; Mitch Nides, PhD; Kevin McAdam, PhD; Christopher J. Proctor, PhD
Study suggests e-cigarettes can provide effective delivery of nicotine for persons trying to quit smoking.
December 31, 2016
By Charles M. Davidson, Michael J. Santorelli
This policy brief, published by New York Law School’s Advanced Communications Law & Policy Institute evaluates the current status of several local and state government-owned network (GONs) projects.
December 29, 2016
By John Nothdurft
With 2016 coming to a close, most state lawmakers heading back to their state capitols to tackle many important issues. Highlighted below are some of the biggest problems facing the states.
December 29, 2016
By Tim Benson
SSRN Study Finds Fracking Brought $64 Billion In Yearly Household Benefits To Nine Shale Basins
December 29, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education (DOE) released final regulations on school accountability, , state plans, and data reporting after collecting public comment.
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December 27, 2016
By Matthew Glans
Alaska Gov. Bill Walker (I) recently introduced a proposal to hike the state’s gas tax rate as part of his 2018 budget plan. The tax would quadrouple from 8 cents per gallon to 24 cents per gallon on July 1, 2018.
December 23, 2016
By N. Cameron Leishman
This paper, written by N. Cameron Leishman and published in Brigham Young University BYU Law Review, examines the current legal status of daily fantasy sports (DFS) within states’ gambling laws.
December 22, 2016
By Nathan Makla
The Heartland Institute and National Tax Limitation Committee have released two new papers in a multi-part series titled Roadmap for the 21st Century
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