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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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December 19, 2018
By Christopher Talgo
The U.S. District Court of Montana issued an injunction halting construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.
December 17, 2018
By Christopher Talgo
Land O’Lakes, a member-owned dairy industry cooperative based in Arden Hills, Minnesota, announced it will be the first company in the United States to launch a multistate group association health plan (AHP) under rules put into place by the Trump admin.
November 20, 2018
By Christopher Talgo
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a record number of generic drugs in fiscal year 2018.
November 19, 2018
By Christopher Talgo
The Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) ruled a Kansas utility may establish electric grid maintenance fees for customers with rooftop solar electricity generation.

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