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Jesse Hathaway

Jesse Hathaway is the managing editor of the Budget & Tax News, a publication of The Heartland Institute.Before joining Heartland , Hathaway worked for Media Trackers, a conservative non-profit news organization active in 5 states.

Jesse Hathaway is the managing editor of the Budget & Tax News, a publication of The Heartland Institute.

Before joining Heartland, Hathaway worked for Media Trackers, a conservative non-profit news organization founded by American Majority. His investigative research was featured in local, state, and national publications including The Daily CallerDrudge Report, and the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Hathaway received his bachelor's degree from Ohio University, where he majored in English. In 2010, he was one of several featured presenters at the Conservative Political Action Conference, giving an address on government transparency and accountability.

Recent Articles and Publications

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April 27, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway, Peter Ferrara, Christopher Garbacz, Justin Haskins
"Lawmakers should work with Trump to help get the government out of the business of distorting individuals’ economic decisions as much as possible, and the ‘Trump blueprint’ is a great start towards that goal." - Jesse Hathaway
April 19, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
By reforming government-run entitlement programs, lawmakers can start reversing a decades-long trend of trapping people in poverty — causing harm in the name of providing help. States are already leading the way.
April 18, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
Lawmakers and voters should fight to make sure Trump carries out his promise of removing the government boot from taxpayers’ throats, so that taxpayers can breathe a little easier when they sign their check to the Internal Revenue Service in future years.
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April 8, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
In his inaugural address in January, President Donald Trump promised “the forgotten men and women of our country will be forgotten no longer . . . the time for empty talk is over, now arrives the hour of action.”
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.
March 8, 2016
By Jesse Hathaway
Testimony before the Maryland House Economic Matters CommitteeMarch 8, 2016Jesse Hathaway, Managing Editor of Budget & Tax News, The Heartland Institute Thank you for providing me with the opportunity to testify today.
February 10, 2016
By Jesse Hathaway
Testimony before the Nebraska Judiciary CommitteeJesse Hathaway, Research Fellow, The Heartland InstituteWednesday, February 10, 2016 Chairperson Seiler and members of the committee, thank you for giving me the opportunity to testify today.

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