Heritage Foundation

Business Inversions: Tax Reform Is the Only Way to Curb Them

Curtis S. Dubay
September 4, 2014

A recent surge of interest in U.S.

Which Way for the Highway Trust Fund?

Heritage Staff
July 21, 2014

Highway trust fund spending should be limited to match available revenues. One step to doing this is to end spending diversions.

What Contributes to Gas Prices and Solutions to Help

Nicolas Loris
September 4, 2014

Current sustained high gasoline prices are due in part to government policies. Federal and state governments can do more to increase U.S. energy supplies and lower gasoline prices.

How Escalating Education Spending Is Killing Crucial Reform

October 15, 2012

Abstract: In August 2012, the White House released the report “Investing in Our Future: Returning Teachers to the Classroom” to bolster President Obama’s call for massive new educa

What Obamacare’s Pay-For-Performance Programs Mean for Health Care Quality

Kathryn Nix
November 20, 2013

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (Obamacare) creates several new Medicare programs intended to improve health care quality, using “pay-for-performance” payment strategie

Studies Show: Medicaid Patients Have Worse Access and Outcomes than the Privately Insured

Kevin Dayaratna
November 7, 2012

Academic literature has consistently illustrated that Medicaid patients—adults and children—have inferior access to health care, and notably poorer health outcomes, than privately insured patients.

Ending Ex-Im Would Remove Wasteful Energy Subsidies

Nicolas Loras
May 28, 2014

The failure to address onerous regulations and restrictions on energy production and export not only adversely affects energy companies, it also hurts American families and businesses by driving up

Proposed Rules for Part D Would Create Undue Disruption for Seniors

Alyene Senger and Robert E. Moffit
March 11, 2014

The Obama Administration’s Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that it will not finalize controversial elements of its proposed Medicare rule.

Expanding Education Choices: From Vouchers and Tax Credits to Savings Accounts

Jonathan Butcher
July 26, 2013

Education is on the verge of a new frontier. Online virtual schools are spreading, and charter schools now account for some 2 million students.

Continuing the School Choice March: Policies to Promote Family K–12 Education Investment

Lindsey M. Burke and Rachel Sheffield
April 25, 2012

The Heritage Foundation concludes that school choice is the best option for a quality education.

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