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Climate Change
March 25, 2019
The High Cost of Big Wind and Solar Subsidies (Guest: Bill Peacock) Podcast
Texas provides billions of dollars in subsidies to uncompetitive wind and solar power companies, robbing taxpayers and damaging the reliability of the electric power grid.
Taxes
March 22, 2019
In The Tank (ep183) – Robert Bryce, Juice the Movie, Modern Monetary Theory, and State Nullification Podcast
Heartland's Donald Kendal, and Justin Haskins are joined by Isaac Orr in episode #183 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today's episode features work from the Manhattan Institute, the Mises Institute, and the Foundation for Economic Education.
March 20, 2019
10 Years of Congressional Spending Records (Guest: Jonathan Bydlak) Podcast
Jonathan Bydlak, head of the Coalition to Reduce Spending and a policy advisor to The Heartland Institute, joins the show to discuss SpendingTracker.org

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March 25, 2019
By Bill Peacock, H. Sterling Burnett
Texas provides billions of dollars in subsidies to uncompetitive wind and solar power companies, robbing taxpayers and damaging the reliability of the electric power grid.
March 22, 2019
By Donny Kendal, Justin Haskins, Isaac Orr
Heartland's Donald Kendal, and Justin Haskins are joined by Isaac Orr in episode #183 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today's episode features work from the Manhattan Institute, the Mises Institute, and the Foundation for Economic Education.
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March 20, 2019
By Joe Barnett, Jonathan M. Bydlak
Jonathan Bydlak, head of the Coalition to Reduce Spending and a policy advisor to The Heartland Institute, joins the show to discuss SpendingTracker.org
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March 19, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
The mission of Medicaid is to provide care for people who need it most. To ensure that, states can apply for waivers to make their programs fiscally sustainable.
March 15, 2019
By Donny Kendal, Isaac Orr, Justin Haskins
Heartland's Donald Kendal, and Justin Haskins are joined by Isaac Orr in episode #182 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today's episode features work from the Center of the American Experiment, the American Enterprise Institute and the Reason Foundation.
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March 15, 2019
By Jim Lakely, Patrick Moore
Dr. Patrick Moore, a co-founder of Greenpeace, called Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a pompous little twit on Twitter. Dr. Moore joins the show to discuss why he said this.
March 14, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett, Paul Driessen
With trillions of dollars and our entire constitutional republic at stake, President Trump is right. Now is the time to objectively review what we know about climate change and Will Happer can get to the bottom of it.
March 13, 2019
By Lennie Jarratt
Learn what the Invest in Kids Act is, how it works, and the demographics of the students who received scholarships, hint, it’s not the well-off suburbanite.
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March 12, 2019
By Sarah Lee
The Heartland Institute's health care policy advisor Sarah Lee interviews Tera Bianchi, a dental therapy project lead with Community Catalyst. She serves as the point of contact for a new dental therapy partnership with the National Indian Heath Board.
March 11, 2019
By Sarah Lee
Policy Advisor Sarah Lee interviews Dr. Lee Edwards, a leading scholar on socialism at The Heritage Foundation, on Medicare For All and whether it has the markers of a socialist program.
March 8, 2019
By Donny Kendal, Isaac Orr, Justin Haskins
Donald Kendal, Justin Haskins, and Isaac Orr, Policy Fellow at the Center of the American Experiment, in episode #181 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today's episode features work from the Illinois Policy Institute, AFP, the Manhattan Institute, and FEE
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March 7, 2019
Surprise medical bills are an emerging phenomenon symptomatic of a health care system in which prices are running amuck. Expert David Hyman discusses how free market principles can fix the problem.
March 6, 2019
By Sarah Lee
The Heartland Institute's health care policy advisor Sarah Lee interviews members of a new partnership called the Partnership for America's Health Care Future.
March 5, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett, Angela Logomasini
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Integrated Risk Information System produces unwarranted health scares and harmful regulations through the use of flawed research.
March 4, 2019
By Joe Barnett
Is the American public education system repairable, or is it inherently flawed? Former state Rep. Kent Grusendorf joins the show to discuss this question.
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March 1, 2019
By Donny Kendal, Isaac Orr
Donald Kendal is joined by Isaac Orr in episode #180 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today's episode features work from the Foundation for Economic Education, the Pacific Research Institute, the American Action Forum, and the Institute for Energy Research.
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February 28, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Small business owner and Arkansas Vape Advocacy Alliance secretary Scout Stubbs joins the podcast to discuss her business and advocacy efforts in Arkansas.
February 28, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
In 2018, the Trump Administration broadened the availability of short-term health insurance for people who need a short-term solution for health insurance.
February 27, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett, Dennis Avery
Agricultural researcher Dennis Avery says the development and use of fossil fuels made it possible to feed the world's growing population, and without them 6 billion people would starve within one year.
February 26, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
When tempers flare on rising health care costs, prescription drug prices often come under attack. There is a solution, and one that is not new: generic drugs. For generics to do their market magic, legislators need to back off from price controls.
February 25, 2019
By Joe Barnett, Thomas A. Hemphill
Dr. Thomas A. Hemphill joins the show to discuss the growth of the manufacturing sector over the past two years due to the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act.
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February 22, 2019
By Donny Kendal, Isaac Orr, Justin Haskins
Heartland's Donald Kendal and Justin Haskins are joined by Isaac Orr in episode #179 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today's episode features work from the American Legislative Exchange Council, Institute for Justice, Institute for Energy Research, and more.
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February 21, 2019
By Joe Barnett
David Ranson, a policy advisor to The Heartland Institute, takes a simpler approach to forecasting, explaining the performance of the economy for his clients, and Heartland listeners.
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February 20, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Democrats in control of the New Jersey Legislature and the Governor's office are driving residents and businesses out of state with a slew of new regulations and taxes, including a tax on rain.
February 19, 2019
By Dr. Phil Eskew , AnneMarie Schieber
Direct Primary Care is one-step beyond an “emerging model” and is now thriving in many states as a consumer-driven, low cost option for unlimited primary care. Phillip Eskew, founder of DPC Frontier, shares what is ahead for Direct Primary Care in 2018.
February 15, 2019
By Donny Kendal, Isaac Orr, Justin Haskins
Heartland's Donald Kendal and Justin Haskins are joined by Isaac Orr, Policy Fellow at the Center of the American Experiment, in episode #178 of the In The Tank Podcast. Featuring work from Tax Foundation, Mercatus, Reason, and Pacific Legal Foundation.
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February 13, 2019
By Sarah Lee
Grover Norquist, founder and president of Americans for Tax Reform, talks of the problems with a centrally managed health care sector.
February 12, 2019
By Joe Barnett
President Trump’s economic policies of tax cuts and deregulation raised the rate of economic growth and reduced unemployment.
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February 11, 2019
By Lennie Jarratt
With a centralized education system, West Virginia has some of the highest spending and lowest educational outcomes. Senator Patricia Rucker talks about the problem and what to do about it.
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February 8, 2019
By Donny Kendal, Justin Haskins, Isaac Orr
Heartland's Donald Kendal and Justin Haskins are joined by Isaac Orr in episode #177 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today's episode features work from the Center of the American Experiment, the Reason Foundation, and the Mercatus Center.
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February 7, 2019
By Lennie Jarratt
The New Hampshire legislature is attempting to repeal the state’s education tax-credit which serves nearly 900 students, the majority of which are low-income or have special needs.
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February 6, 2019
By Sarah Lee
Dan Mitchell exposes the myth of Cuba's "successful" health care system, how that relates to what's happening in Venezuela, and what U.S. legislators with a penchant for socialism should learn from the island's economic fiasco.
February 5, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett, Steve Goreham
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's claim that the world will end in 12 years if we don't end fossil fuel use is just one more in a long line of flawed and falsified claims meant to expand governmental powers.
February 4, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
R Street Director of Commercial Freedom Jarrett Dieterle joins the show to discuss regulations on beer, wine and spirits.
February 1, 2019
By Donny Kendal, Isaac Orr
Donny Kendal and Isaac Orr bring you episode #176 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today's episode features work from the Center of the American Experiment, the Mackinac Center, the Pacific Research Institute, and the Pacific Legal Foundation. 
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January 31, 2019
By Sarah Lee
Dr. Robert Graboyes joins the show to discuss a recent poll showing a partisan divide in who believes the nation's health care situation is in a crisis.
January 30, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Adam Andrzejewski, CEO and founder of OpenTheBooks.com, speaks of his efforts to fight government corruption and increase transparency.
January 29, 2019
By Daren Bakst, H. Sterling Burnett
U.S. farm policy is shaped by myths about saving the family farm when, in fact, most subsidies go to the largest farms and wealthiest farmers. The Farm Bill provides welfare for the well-to-do and the Republican Congress just made it worse.
January 28, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Professional portfolio managers adopting sustainability criteria as a guide investing their clients’ money threatens to reduce returns and increase risks, often violating the managers fiduciary responsibility.
January 25, 2019
By Donny Kendal, Isaac Orr, Justin Haskins
Donny Kendal; Isaac Orr, Policy Fellow at the Center of the American Experiment; and Justin Haskins bring you episode #175 of the In The Tank Podcast. This weekly podcast features (as always) interviews, debates, and roundtable discussions.