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S.T. Karnick

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S.T. Karnick is the director of publications for The Heartland Institute.

S.T. Karnick is the director of publications for The Heartland Institute. Before joining Heartland, he served as director of publications for the Hudson Institute, where he was co-founder and editor in chief of the organization's quarterly magazine, American Outlook.

Karnick has written several hundred articles for publications and websites such as The Weekly Standard, The American Spectator, National Review, the New York Post, Washington Examiner, National Interest, Pajamas Media, and many others, as well as for radio and television. He also serves as editor of The American Culture, which provides news and analysis about cultural, social, and political trends.

Recent Articles and Publications

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February 20, 2019
By S.T. Karnick, Joe Barnett
“State and local governments have increasingly been using fines and asset forfeiture to pad their budgets without imposing taxes directly. It is a cowardly and unconstitutional way to raise money while dodging responsibility for it.” - S.T. Karnick
April 10, 2018
By Lennie Jarratt, Tim Benson, S.T. Karnick
“It is clear our nation’s education system continues to fail its mission of educating our children.” - Lennie Jarratt
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March 13, 2018
By S.T. Karnick, Lennie Jarratt, Tim Benson
“The signing of this bill is a great step to protect students.” - Lennie Jarratt
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February 28, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., John Nothdurft, S.T. Karnick
Opponent of Reform Decried Heartland Institute’s Influence from Floor of State Senate
March 28, 2017
By Justin Haskins, Michael Hamilton, S.T. Karnick
Our Medicaid Fix would expand patient choice and give each Medicaid enrollee real money instead of false promises, in the form of a personal, federal, and state safety nets and help for people with preexisting conditions.
January 28, 2015
By S.T. Karnick
Testimony before the Indiana State Senate Health and Provider Services Committee Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Samuel Karnick, Research Director, The Heartland Institute Thank you for allowing me to speak today. My name is Samuel Karnick.

2018 By the Numbers

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