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Government Spending
July 20, 2017
Adam Millsap, Mercatus Center: Ranking States’ Fiscal Stability Podcast
Are your state’s finances on solid ground? Mercatus Center research fellow Adam Millsap breaks down the numbers from a new report examining every state’s books, and what it means for you.
Education
July 20, 2017
Cristo Rey Network: Combining Academics and Work Experience Podcast
Clement V. Martin shares the vision of the Cristo Rey Network, which integrates "academics, work experience, and extracurricular activities to lead lives of integrity, faith, and servant leadership for the greater glory of God."
Environment
July 19, 2017
Seton Motley: South Miami's Solar Energy Mandate Podcast
In the vain hope of controlling the weather, the South Miami City Commission it considering mandating any new homes built in the area have solar panels installed on their roofs.

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July 20, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
Are your state’s finances on solid ground? Mercatus Center research fellow Adam Millsap breaks down the numbers from a new report examining every state’s books, and what it means for you.
July 20, 2017
By Teresa Mull
Clement V. Martin shares the vision of the Cristo Rey Network, which integrates "academics, work experience, and extracurricular activities to lead lives of integrity, faith, and servant leadership for the greater glory of God."
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July 19, 2017
By Seton Motley, H. Sterling Burnett
In the vain hope of controlling the weather, the South Miami City Commission it considering mandating any new homes built in the area have solar panels installed on their roofs.
July 18, 2017
By Michael Hamilton
Republican efforts to replace Obamacare are hamstrung by a fundamental misunderstanding of how health insurance should work, according to DebatingHealth.com Founder Scott Ehrlich.
July 17, 2017
By Isaac Orr
In this edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, Megan Hansen and Dr. Michael Giberson of Strata Public Policy join research fellow Isaac Orr to discuss the seen and unseen costs of different energy resources.
July 17, 2017
By Veronica Harrison, Lindsey Stroud
Katie Kerschner, Project Coordinator at the Center for Tenth Amendment Action, discusses her role at the Texas Public Policy Foundation and how Texas became the eleventh state to pass a convention of states.
July 14, 2017
By Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft
John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #97 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from the Mercatus Center, The Heartland Institute, and the Center of the American Experiment.
July 13, 2017
By Michael Hamilton
Like Obamacare, the Senate Obamacare replacement bill herds people toward third-party-payer insurance, an inefficient payment model for routine care.
July 12, 2017
By Lennie Jarratt, Teresa Mull, Tim Benson
Tim Benson and Lennie Jarratt, project manager for Heartland's Center for Education Transformation, discuss how parents are saying "no" to government usurping the role of parents by declaring educational independence.
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July 12, 2017
By S.T. Karnick, Jim Lakely
Heartland Institute Director of Communications Jim Lakely and Director of Publications S.T. Karnick discuss President Donald Trump’s remarkable July 6, 2015 speech defending Western culture and values in Warsaw, Poland.
July 11, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
U.S. Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) talks about his letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, calling on Sessions to do a better job protecting Americans’ property rights.
July 10, 2017
By Willie Soon, H. Sterling Burnett
President Donald Trump was right to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement as it was based on flawed science. Actual evidence human carbon dioxide emissions are driving dangerous climate change is lacking.
July 7, 2017
By Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft
John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #96 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from the Illinois Policy Institute and the Heartland Institute.
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July 5, 2017
By Teresa Mull
T. Willard Fair, president and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Miami, Inc., explains why education choice is in demand in the black community and why he's grown to distrust unions, politicians, and bureaucrats who consistently break their promises.
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July 4, 2017
By Jim Lakely, Ben Boychuk
Heartland Institute Director of Communications Jim Lakely and his friend Ben Boychuk, managing editor of the online magazine American Greatness (amgreatness.com), discuss American exceptionalism and the Founding Generation to celebrate Independence Day.
July 4, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
Inequality has become a popular economic and political issue, but what actually solves the problem? University of Maryland economics professor Phillip Swagel says he knows.
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July 3, 2017
By S.T. Karnick, Jim Lakely
Built upon a foundation of liberty, America remains unique and truly exceptional throughout the world.
June 30, 2017
By Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft, Jim Lakely
John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #95 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from the Manhattan Institute and the American Enterprise Institute.
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June 29, 2017
By Teresa Mull, Tim Benson
Tim Benson, Heartland Institute policy analyst, joins the show to discuss education savings accounts, and how Heartland's vision for education freedom is becoming reality.
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June 28, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
The federal government is failing to carry out its legal responsibility to manage and store nuclear waste generated at the country's nuclear power plants: It's time that changed.
June 27, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
The Marketplace Fairness Act is back, yet again! National Taxpayers Union’s Nan Swift has the details on this year’s incarnation of this bad idea.
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June 26, 2017
By Lennie Jarratt
Heidi Holan, Illinois state director of ParentRights.org, joins the show to discuss the parental rights amendment and why it is needed today more than ever.
June 23, 2017
By Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft
John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #94 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from the Yankee Institute for Public Policy, the Illinois Policy Institute, and the Buckeye Institute.
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June 22, 2017
By Michael Hamilton
Put medical school graduates who are shut out of residency programs to work by issuing them provisional licenses, says The Heritage Foundation's Kevin Dayaratna.
June 21, 2017
By Teresa Mull
Leslie Hiner, vice president of programs at EdChoice, joins the show to discuss the progress states are making with smart policy in reforming education across the country.
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June 20, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
EPA's clean air regulations are costly, often costing lives, yet they are based on scant, unverified scientific data. The best evidence is small particulate matter (PM2.5) is not causing health problems or causing premature deaths and so EPA's regulation
June 19, 2017
By Isaac Orr
Manhattan Institute senior fellow Robert Bryce and Heartland Institute research fellow Isaac Orr discuss the effects of subsidized renewable energy.
June 16, 2017
By John Nothdurft, Donny Kendal
John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #93 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from the John Locke Foundation, the Reason Foundation, the Platte Institute, and the Alaska Policy Forum.
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June 15, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
Civil asset forfeiture reform is on the move in Wisconsin, according to state Sen. David Craig (R-Town of Vernon).
June 14, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Just 48 hours before President Trump took office, in a gross attempt at overreach, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency set new rainwater management standards for New Hampshire that gives the feds zoning and planning authority over New Hampshire munic
June 13, 2017
By Michael Hamilton
Meet a Millennial helping American patients drink from the fountain of youth. The key is repealing government mandates and expanding patient control over who gets their health care dollars.
June 12, 2017
By Michael Hamilton
A survivor of the April 15, 2013 Boston Marathon bombing tells the story of her injury, quest for diagnosis, and discovery that her insurance company silently switched her prescription.
June 9, 2017
By Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft
John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #92 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from the John Locke Foundation, the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs, and the Cato Institute.
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June 8, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
TechFreedom’s Evan Swartztrauber explains what net neutrality is and isn’t, and what to expect from FCC this summer.
June 7, 2017
By Michael Hamilton
The construction of a publicly funded San Francisco-area waterpark illustrates the hazards of the United States' government-run, taxpayer-funded health care system.
June 6, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
The election of Donald Trump as President opens the door to substantial reform in the areas of environment, climate, and energy.
June 5, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
President Trump understands the potential for fossil fuels better than any American political leader in modern history, meaning America's economic future is bright .
June 5, 2017
By Teresa Mull
Lindsey Burke, Heritage Foundation education expert, discusses what the federal role in education should and shouldn't be, how the new administration has performed so far, and what she expects the future holds.
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June 2, 2017
By Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft
John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #91 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from the Competitive Enterprise Institute, and the Buckeye Institute.
June 1, 2017
By Teresa Mull
Rick Jore, a former member of the Montana House of Representatives, discusses why compulsory school attendance is contrary to the natural family order and what we can do about it.
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