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Christopher Talgo

Chris Talgo is editor for The Heartland Institute

Chris Talgo joined The Heartland Institute in August 2017. He edits a variety of Heartland’s publications, including newsletters, op-eds, reports, and Research & Commentaries. Talgo writes op-eds, articles for Health Care News and Environmental and Climate News, and hosts podcasts.

Prior to working at The Heartland Institute, Talgo taught U.S. history and American government for five years in Bluffton, South Carolina. He served on the Town of Bluffton Accommodations Tax Committee and was elected precinct delegate for his voting district. He is an avid reader of history and social science. He enjoys watching and playing sports and competes in 5k and 10k runs.

Recent Articles and Publications

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October 15, 2018
By Christopher Talgo
To increase its presence in the health care market, Google is investing $375 million in insurance provider Oscar Health.
October 5, 2018
By Christopher Talgo
CMS approved a Section 1332 State Innovation Waiver allowing New Jersey to create a reinsurance program and free the state from the requirement to consider all enrollees in the individual health insurance market to be part of a single risk pool.
October 4, 2018
By Christopher Talgo
In August, 21 percent of Americans cited "Dissatisfaction with government/Poor leadership" as the most pressing problem.  Close behind, 17 percent stated "Economic Problems."
October 4, 2018
By Christopher Talgo
In July, Chicago Alderman Ameya Pawar introduced legislation for a universal basic income (UBI). Pawar’s UBI bill would deliver $500 per month to 1,000 Windy City families—no strings attached.

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