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Taxes
July 20, 2018
In The Tank (ep149) – Anti-Carbon Tax Coalition, Dues Skimming, Work Requirements Podcast
Donny Kendal and John Nothdurft present episode #149 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from the American Enterprise Institute, the State Policy Network, the Ethan Allen Institute, and the Foundation for Government Accountability.
Climate Change
July 19, 2018
Time to Reject EPA and Tom Steyer (Guest: Daniel Turner) Podcast
States themselves are better suited to protect human health and the environment than the EPA and hypocritical out of state billionaire Tom Steyer.
Government Spending
July 18, 2018
Government Employee Freedom in the Age of Janus (Guest: Michael Schaus) Podcast
Following the Supreme Court’s monumental decision on Janus v. AFSCME, National Employee Freedom Week begins with the most freedom union employees have ever seen.

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November 29, 2017
By Teresa Mull
Melanie Kurdys, president of the Michigan chapter of U.S. Parents Involved in Education (USPIE) and a national leadership member of USPIE, discusses bills pending in Congress that threaten to invade citizens' privacy.
November 28, 2017
By Lennie Jarratt
Lennie Jarratt, project manager of the Center for Transforming Education at The Heartland Institute talks of public vs. private education and school choice.
November 27, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway, David Guldenschuh
State legislatures will soon be returning to work in 2018, David Guldenschuh says, including 28 states with resolutions on file with Congress calling for new constitutional restrictions on federal spending.
November 24, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
America is living in an age of energy abundance. We have the resources to be energy dominant in many areas of energy production and trade if regulatory barriers are removed.
November 23, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway, John Berlau
Home mortgage backers, underwritten by taxpayers, could get $100 billion in taxpayer bailout money, according to Competitive Enterprise Institute’s John Berlau.
November 22, 2017
By Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft
John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #116 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from the American Council on Science and Health and the American Farm Bureau Federation.
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November 21, 2017
By Teresa Mull
Kerry McDonald, an education activist and mother, talks about "unschooling," what it is, how it helps children learn and grow, and how parents can incorporate this unique model into their own home.
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November 20, 2017
By Dan Pilla, Jim Lakely
Heartland Institute Policy Advisor and taxpayer advocate Dan Pilla talks about the House Republicans’ Tax Cuts and Jobs Bill.
November 17, 2017
By Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft
John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #115 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features input from Director of Communications Jim Lakely, Director of Publications Sam Karnick, as well as work from the Tax Foundation.
November 16, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Energy is the lifeblood of the economy and is critical to households, small businesses and all consumers. David Holt of the Consumer Energy Alliance is working hard to make sure state and federal legislators understand this.
November 15, 2017
By Andy Singer
Hon. Jeff Landry, attorney general of Louisiana, speaks to the crowd of the America First Energy conference on energy dominance.
November 14, 2017
By Teresa Mull
Deborah Bucknam, an attorney in Vermont, discusses a proposed lawsuit to establish town-tuitioning as a legal practice across the state.
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November 13, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
Manhattan Institute policy analyst Charles Hughes joins the show, to talk about New York State’s new e-cigarette ban.
November 10, 2017
By Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft
John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #114 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from the Heartland Institute and the Illinois Policy Institute.
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November 9, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
Adam Michel, a federal tax policy expert with The Heritage Foundation, explains why President Trump and Congress’ proposed corporate tax relief could translate into higher wages for everyday workers.
November 8, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
The Congressional Review act is a tool allowing Congress to take back its Constitutionally delegated authority to pass laws from executive agencies, Congress has only recently begun to understand its potential.
November 7, 2017
By Teresa Mull
Joe Follick and Adam Peshek from The Foundation for Excellence in Education join the show to talk about an exciting opportunity for families to share their school choice success stories and win a cash prize while they're at it. 
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November 6, 2017
By Jim Lakely, Frederick D. Palmer
Fred Palmer, senior fellow for energy and climate at The Heartland Institute joins the Heartland Daily Podcast to discuss his new paper Australia, A Cautionary Tale.
November 3, 2017
By Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft
John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #113 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from the Cato Institute, the Illinois Policy Institute, the Washington Policy Center and the Reason Foundation.
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November 2, 2017
By Isaac Orr, Bernard (Bud) Weinstein
Dr. Bud Weinstein, Associate Director of the Maguire Energy Institute and an Adjunct Professor of Business Economics in the Cox School of Business at SMU in Dallas, discusses the future of energy in the United States.
November 1, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
Dan Johnson, executive vice-president of We Do Better, formerly known as the Tax Revolution Institute, talks about promoting voluntary service work and giving government more competition.
October 31, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
The Mercatus Center’s Bobbi Herzberg joins the show to talk about the Independent Payment Advisory Board, a forgotten part of the Affordable Care Act once referred to as “the death panels.”
October 30, 2017
By Teresa Mull
Lenora Chu, an American journalist and author of Little Soldiers: An American Boy, A Chinese School and the Global Race to Achieve, discusses her experience sending her son to a Chinese school and the pros and cons of the Chinese system.
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October 27, 2017
By Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft
John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #112 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from the Commonwealth Foundation, the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and the Independent Institute.
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October 26, 2017
By Kevin Dayaratna, Jesse Hathaway
Kevin Dayaratna, a senior statistician with The Heritage Foundation, joins the show to talk about why cutting tax deductions is a good deal for taxpayers.
October 25, 2017
By Richard Innes, Teresa Mull
Richard Innes, the education analyst for the Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions, provides an update on Common Core in Kentucky, the first state to adopt the standards.
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October 24, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
Michael Melendez, The Libertas Institute’s Director of Policy, sounds off about left-wing Utah activists’ efforts to bring Medicaid expansion to the Beehive State.
October 23, 2017
By Isaac Orr, H. Sterling Burnett
In this edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, Sterling Burnett and Isaac Orr discuss the impact the Clean Power Plan would have had on the nation's economy, and discuss the importance of the Trump Administration's decision to formally repeal the rules.
October 20, 2017
By Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft
John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #111 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from the Tax Foundation, the Illinois Policy Institute, The Property and Environment Research Center, and the Fraser Institute.
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October 19, 2017
By Teresa Mull
Olivia Dennison, a homeschooled student from West Virginia, joins the show to talk about her experience taking both the ACT and the Classical Learning Test, a new ACT/SAT alternative.
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October 18, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
The Antiquities Act allows presidents to unilaterally declare vast swaths of land as national monuments, without Congressional input often overriding the concerns of state and local authorities. Its time for President Trump to end this abuse.
October 17, 2017
By Christopher Talgo
Kelly Townsend, Arizona State Representative and Chairman of the Arizona Planning Convention, explains how a Convention of the States can solve the problems that the federal government refuses to address.
October 16, 2017
By Corey DeAngelis , Teresa Mull
Corey DeAngelis, a policy analyst at the Cato Institute's Center for Educational Freedom talks about a recent study he coauthored that found how regulating voucher programs too much makes private schools much like public schools.
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October 13, 2017
By Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft
John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #110 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from the Cato Institute, the Heartland Institute and the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education.
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October 12, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway, Yaron Brook
Bernie Sanders says bankers are bad, but money makes our dreams into reality. Ayn Rand Institute executive chairman Yaron Brook lays out the moral case for money-men.
October 11, 2017
By Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft, Matthew Glans
In this edition of the Heartland Daily Podcast, John Nothdurft and Donald Kendal speak with Matthew Glans, Senior Policy Analyst at The Heartland Institute about his new Policy Brief, “Don't Wait for Congress to Fix Health Care.”
October 10, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway, Joseph W. Milligan
Fundación Libertad executive vice president Joe Milligan cuts through the media spin and tells what’s really going on in Puerto Rico, an American territory devastated by Hurricane Maria.
October 9, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Against the advice the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers the Environmental Protection Agency is threatening to dredge a Superfund site in Texas an operation that is likely to pollute the San Jacinto River and Galveston Bay.
October 6, 2017
By Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft
John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #109 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from Truth in Accounting, the Goldwater Institute, and the Commonwealth Foundation.
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October 5, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
Lawmakers in California and other states are pumping up the price of gas with new taxes, but Americans for Prosperity director of policy Akash Chougule says there's a better way for voters and motorists.