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Christina Herrin

Christina Herrin is a former state government relations manager at The Heartland Institute.

Christina Herrin graduated from the University of Iowa where she double majored in English and philosophy. During her time in college she participated in Young Americans for Liberty and was the State Director for Turning Point USA. She has worked on state, congressional, and presidential campaigns for liberty minded candidates, including Rand Paul for President.

While in D.C. she played a crucial role at FreedomWorks where she managed legislative outreach and coalition relationships. One of her most memorable roles while in D.C. was on the board of America’s Future Foundation where she had the chance to build relationships with other liberty-minded individuals in the D.M.V. Her most recent role was as the Regional Director for U.S. Rep. Rod Blum of Iowa’s 1st Congressional District. After spending two years in D.C. she is excited to be back in the Midwest and is pursuing her master’s in public policy with a specialization in campaigns and elections at Liberty University.

Recent Articles and Publications

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September 3, 2021
By Christina Herrin
In this Research & Commentary, Christina Herrin examines the impacts Medicaid expansion would have on the state of Texas.
August 13, 2021
By Christina Herrin
In this Research & Commentary, Christina Herrin evaluates how West Virginia would benefit from Certificate of Need Law Repeal.
August 6, 2021
By Christina Herrin
In this Research & Commentary, Christina Herrin evaluates how Mississippi would benefit from Certificate of Need Law Repeal.
July 9, 2021
By Christina Herrin
Medicaid expansion is nothing more than a wolf in sheep’s clothing.
July 9, 2021
By Christina Herrin
Thousands of Fauci’s emails were recently released by way of the Freedom of Information Act.
July 9, 2021
By Christina Herrin
The narrative of helping kids is difficult to argue against, except when the reality is flavor bans don’t actually reduce youth vaping.
July 9, 2021
By Christina Herrin
Unfortunately, information about the COVID-19 virus, its origins, and risk factors have been contorted and manipulated into mistruths by our government and Fourth Estate.
July 6, 2021
By Christina Herrin
In this Research & Commentary, Christina Herrin evaluates how Alabama would benefit from Certificate of Need Law Reform.

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