Heartland Institute

Research & Commentary: Common Core Math Standards

October 3, 2014

The United States scores below the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) average in mathematics literacy, behind 29 other nations, predominantly from Europe.

Research & Commentary: The Export-Import Bank

October 3, 2014

Globalization is making promoting trade crucial to maintaining and expanding the U.S. economy.

Research & Commentary: U.S. Growth in Non-Teacher Staff

October 3, 2014

The United States spends more of its operating budget on non-teaching personnel than every other country in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), except Denmark.

Research & Commentary: New Jersey Renewable Portfolio Standard

October 3, 2014

The New Jersey Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) requires all state utilities serving retail customers to procure 22.5 percent of the electricity they sell from renewable sources by 2021.

Public Comment to the FDA on Deeming Tobacco Products To Be Subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as Amended by the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act; Regulations on the Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products and Required

August 8, 2014

These comments are submitted for the record to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on behalf of The Heartland Institute in response to the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding “Deeming Tobacc

Research & Commentary: Mississippi Franchise Tax Repeal

September 24, 2014

A tax reform proposal being floated in Mississippi could eliminate the state’s franchise tax, which is levied on businesses and partnerships chartered within the state.

Research & Commentary: Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act and the Grandfather Clause

September 24, 2014

Congressional leaders are now looking to move the vote on extending the moratorium on state and local taxation of Internet access and on discriminatory taxes on emails and other data to the lame du

Research & Commentary: Chattanooga Municipal Broadband Expansion

September 24, 2014

The electric utility company running Chattanooga, Tennessee’s municipal broadband recently filed a petition to override a state law that pre

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