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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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February 2, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway, Matthew Glans, S.T. Karnick
“More lawmakers, all across the nation, are waking up to the economic and social benefits of right to work, and Missouri is just the latest state to board the worker freedom train.” - Jesse Hathaway
January 25, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
Instead of setting up conditions to “make America great again,” the trade and economic policies proposed by President Donald Trump threaten to increase the government’s power over U.S. workers.
January 20, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
There are many silly days of observance scattered throughout the year, but one fake holiday presents a real, hidden message lawmakers in Washington should heed.
January 18, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
The federal government’s war against a popular digital asset exchange company offers a lesson in why consumers and business owners should have more freedom to pay as they wish.
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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