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Auto Bailout or UAW Bailout? Taxpayer Losses Came from Subsidizing Union Compensation

James Sherk
June 10, 2013

This Congressional testimony, prepared by Heritage Foundation Senior Policy Analyst in Labor Economics James Sherk, explains why the 2009 Auto Industry Financing Program violated the traditional ai

President Obama’s Budget Takes Wrong Direction with Energy Policy

February 12, 2016

President Obama's progressive view on energy policy on display in his budget blueprint, would tax and regulate out of-favor sources of energy and use taxpayer dollars to support in-favor energy sou

5 Reasons Why Senate Energy Modernization Bill Is Anything but Modern

January 20, 2016

The Senate bill misallocates resources and personel from market demand driven job openings to politically favored  multiple taxpayer-funded worker-training programs.

Paris Climate Promise: A Bad Deal for America

Steven Groves
February 2, 2016

While the Paris Agreement does not mandate specific changes to domestic laws, the Obama Administration clearly intends to enforce the Agreement through changes in domestic legislation or regulation

A Primer for the Next President on Reducing Washington’s Role in Agriculture

Daren Bakst
February 10, 2016

Farmers in America receive myriad subsidies.

Power to the People: Putting DC Parents in Charge of K–12 Education

Matthew Ladner
February 9, 2016

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Direct Primary Care: An Innovative Alternative to Conventional Health Insurance

Daniel McCorry
August 6, 2014

Insurance-based primary care has grown increasingly complex, inefficient, and restrictive, driving frustrated physicians and patients to seek alternatives.

Important Policy Riders for the FY 2016 Appropriations Bills

Paul L. Winfree
December 4, 2015

Argues Congress should use policy riders to advance important policy objectives with a group of Heritage Foundation policy experts recommending legislative and limitations policy riders that should

Agencies Not Coming Clean About the EPA’s Responsibility For Poisoning the Animas River

Paul J. Larkin, Jr., John-Michael Seibler
December 8, 2015

On August 5, 2015, EPA contractors and officials caused a spill of 3 million gallons of water containing toxic heavy metals into the Animas River in Colorado, which serves as a drinking water sourc

Solar’s Future Is Brighter Without Investment Tax Credit (Issue Brief #4499)

Katie Tubb
December 15, 2015

Despite years of growth in the solar industry, lobbyists are hard at work to get an extension of a tax subsidy they have known for seven years would be expiring next December.

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