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Charles Katebi is state government relations manager with the Heartland Institute

Charles Katebi was hired in October 2017. He was formerly a healthcare policy analyst at the Wyoming Liberty Group. Charles has also been a policy advisor for The Heartland Institute. His role includes interacting with elected officials and staff, legislation tracking, and research and writing on various issues. Primarily he will be responsible for proactively reaching out to lawmaker and allies in a dozen states to build Heartlands presence as well as being another health care expert on staff. Prior to joining the Wyoming Liberty Group, Charles interned at the American Action Forum, FreedomWorks, and the Reason Foundation, on issues ranging from regulatory policy to pension reform. He received his undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of British Columbia.

Recent Articles and Publications

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June 11, 2018
By Charles Katebi
In this Policy Brief, Charlie Katebi argues taxpayer spending on health care for Pennsylvania state employees has skyrocketed as a result of wasteful incentives and a lack of price transparency in the state’s health care system.
May 3, 2018
By Charles Katebi
In this testimony before the Colorado House State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee, Charles Katebi argues in favor of loosening occupational licensing restrictions to expand economic opportunity.
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April 27, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Charles Katebi
For decades, America’s various welfare programs have discouraged low-income adults from working and trapped millions in poverty.
April 26, 2018
By Charles Katebi
In this Research & Commentary, Charles Katebi examines a proposal in California that would establish a government commission to determine health care prices.
April 12, 2018
By Charles Katebi
In this Research & Commentary, Charles Katebi examines a new proposal in Missouri to expand short-term insurance as an affordable option to Obamacare.
April 10, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., John Nothdurft, Peter Ferrara, Charles Katebi
“Congratulations to Gov. Walker and the Republican legislature for their leadership in passing groundbreaking welfare reforms.” - Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
March 8, 2018
By Charles Katebi, John Nothdurft
Over the past five years, health care access has deteriorated in Idaho.
February 27, 2018
By Charles Katebi
Over the past four years, the cost of individual health insurance has more than doubled under the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare. Fortunately, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) expanded affordable health insurance options

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