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Jesse Hathaway

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

Jesse Hathaway is the managing editor of 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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June 30, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
According to the June 2017 National Association for Business Economists’ (NABE) report, a survey of professional business forecasters, the Trump administration’s plans to overhaul the federal tax system isn’t likely to happen until 2018.
June 21, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
The Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) recent vote to begin the process of undoing an Obama-era power grab is the right solution for putting consumers—not lobbyists and lawmakers—in the innovation driver’s seat.
June 20, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
After legal limits on how much federal government debt could be issued returned in March, President Trump’s advisers began calling on lawmakers to increase the federal government’s authority to borrow and spend.
June 19, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
The Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) recent vote to begin the process of undoing an Obama-era power grab is the right solution for putting consumers—not lobbyists and lawmakers—in the innovation driver’s seat.
May 30, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
In this testimony before the Wisconsin Senate Committee on Labor and Regulatory Reform Jesse Hathaway discusses civil asset forfeiture and how Wisconsin could lead the national in positive forfeiture reform.
April 5, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
In this testimony before the Maine Joint Standing Committee on Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development, Jesse Hathaway discusses a training wage proposal and the advantages it could create for young workers.
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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.

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