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Lindsey Stroud

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Lindsey Stroud joined The Heartland Institute in 2016 as a Government Relations Coordinator. In 2017, Lindsey was named State Government Relations Manager.

Lindsey Stroud joined The Heartland Institute in 2016 as a Government Relations Coordinator. In 2017, Lindsey was named State Government Relations Manager. Her role includes interacting with elected officials and staff, legislation tracking, and research and writing on various issues.

Lindsey’s work includes research on vaping and tobacco policy, and Article V constitutional reform efforts. Lindsey is co-author of Vaping, E-Cigarettes, and Public Policy Toward Alternatives to Smoking. Lindsey’s work on vaping and tobacco harm reduction has appeared in papers across the country, and in international media outlets.

Prior to joining The Heartland Institute, Lindsey worked as a legislative assistant to a Minnesota state senator, and as a session staffer for a Virginia state delegate in 2015. In 2012, she interned for a U.S. Congressman in Virginia.

Lindsey graduated magna cum laude from Tidewater Community College with an Associate of Arts in Social Science in 2012. In 2015, Lindsey graduated from the College of William and Mary with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Government. While at William and Mary, Lindsey was a staff writer for the Flat Hat News and covered student government.

Lindsey is currently a board member for THR4Life, a 501(c)3 that promotes tobacco harm reduction and has volunteered at numerous organizations. Lindsey is originally from Michigan, and is enjoying her time in Chicago. When she has free time, she likes to play as much golf as she can.

Recent Articles and Publications

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December 12, 2017
By Lindsey Stroud
Since February 2017, the federal deficit has grown by more than $500 billion, to over $20 trillion. The average debt owed per person is now estimated to be greater than $62,000.
December 6, 2017
By Lindsey Stroud
In this Research & Commentary, Lindsey Stroud considers local and state initiatives to increase the tobacco purchasing age from 18 to 21, and how policies are including electronic nicotine delivery systems, or e-cigarettes in these measures.
December 5, 2017
By Lindsey Stroud
In this Research & Commentary, Lindsey Stroud examines a November 2017 long-term study on the effects of e-cigarettes and vaping devices.
December 4, 2017
By Lindsey Stroud
In this Research & Commentary, State Government Relations Manager Lindsey Stroud examines several states' legislation regarding financial literacy graduation requirements.
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November 3, 2017
By Matthew Glans, Lindsey Stroud
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans and Lindsey Stroud examines vaping bans and taxes and how they block what is for many smokers a viable method for quitting.
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November 1, 2017
By Lindsey Stroud
Burlington Telecom (BT) is a failure and proof that government municipal projects simply don't work.
October 18, 2017
By Lindsey Stroud
Burlington Telecom is an example of why municipal telecom and other similar government projects don't work.
October 13, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Peter Ferrara, S.T. Karnick, Lindsey Stroud, Jane M. Orient, M.D., John Dale Dunn, Hal Scherz, Michael J. Koriwchak , Chad Savage, Devon Herrick, Scott Ehrlich, Dave Racer, Kathleen Brown , Twila Brase
"Attention Congress, this is what leadership looks like." - Tim Huelskamp

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