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What Congress and States Can Do to Reform Transportation Policy

Emily Goff
February 20, 2015

A safe and reliable transportation system is vital to the U.S. economy and peoples freedom to travel; americans depend on it daily.

Unions Charge Higher Dues and Pay Their Officers Larger Salaries in Non–Right-to-Work States

James Sherk
January 26, 2015

This Heritage Foundation research paper, written by Senior Policy Analyst James Sherk, examines the correlation between union fees, union official pay, and states’ right-to-work status.

The Obama Administration’s Climate Agenda Will Hit Manufacturing Hard: A State-by-State Analysis

Kevin D. Dayaratna, Ph.D., Nicolas Loris, David W. Kreutzer, Ph.D.
February 17, 2015


Methane Regulations Add to the Price Tag of the Administration’s Climate Plan

Nicolas Loris
February 3, 2015

The Obama administration recently announced plans to cut methane emissions from the oil and gas sector 40 percent to 45 percent from 2012 levels by 2025.

How Obamacare Burdens Already Strained State Budgets

Lanhee Chen
November 10, 2010

This paper, written by Hoover Institution research fellow Lanhee Chen, examines the ways Obamacare adds additional financial burdens to state budgets.

More than Six Years Later, Keystone XL Is Still a Good Idea

Nicolas D. Loris
January 8, 2015

More than six years after the Keystone XL oil pipeline was proposed to stretch from Canada to South Texas, it has still not been approved, though some sections not needing federal approval have bee

Six Easy Energy Reforms for Congress to Take Up

Nicolas Loris and Kaytie Tubb
December 8, 2014

There should be many opportunies to enact bipartisan energy policies in the next Congress.

Understanding the CBO’s Change in Medicare Spending Projections

Alyene Senger
November 6, 2014

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has lowered its projections for Medicare spending over the next decade.

Free Markets Supply Affordable Energy and a Clean Environment

Nicolas D. Loris
October 31, 2014

America is in the midst of an energy boom that has brought about and economic cornucopia of jobs, affordable energy and revenues.

America’s Electricity Grid: Outdated or Underrated?

Jonathan Lesser
November 29, 2014

America's electric power grid is an immense, complex system made up of both aging and new infrastructure.

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