Heartland Institute

Research & Commentary: Illinois’ Budget Problems

December 4, 2015

Illinois has systematic problems with the way it spends tax dollars.

Research & Commentary: Las Vegas Casinos Fight to Choose Electricity Suppliers

November 23, 2015

It takes a lot of electricity to make sure the bright lights of Sin City stay on. One hotel and casino will, on its own, use more electricity than an entire mid-sized city.

Research & Commentary: Virginia Should Oppose McAuliffe Medicaid Expansion Plans

November 19, 2015

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, allows states to expand Medicaid to cover individuals making up to 133 percent of the federal poverty level.

Research & Commentary: East St. Louis Teacher Strike

November 16, 2015

More than 6,000 students in East St.

Research & Commentary: SNAP Asset Testing

November 13, 2015

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), commonly known as the Food Stamp system, has become one of the fastest-growing welfare programs.

Research & Commentary: Arkansas Private Option Should Serve as Warning to Other States

November 11, 2015

In several states that have chosen not to expand their Medicaid programs under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA, also known as Obamacare), lawmakers are offering proposals to exp

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