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Government Spending
March 22, 2018
How Can President Trump End the Deep State? (Guest: Wayne Crews) Podcast
President Donald Trump has done a lot to reform the federal rule-making process, but what reforms can help roll back the “deep state” and reduce the costs of big government?
Constitutional Reform
March 21, 2018
Constitutional Soundbites: A Glimpse into the Role of the President Podcast
In this episode of Constitutional Soundbites, David Shestokas analyzes the role of the president as well as how it differs from what the founders intended.
Climate Change
March 20, 2018
Outside Interests Pushing Michigan Towards Unaffordable Energy (Guest: Jason Hayes) Podcast
Outside interests with funding from billionaire Tom Steyer are pushing a Michigan ballot initiative that forces the state to adopt a 30% renewable energy mandate by 2030.

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January 24, 2018
By Teresa Mull
After a 7th grade girl was attacked in her school’s locker room, mother Karin Hughes expected action. Yet, she found the public school was more concerned with the perpetrators than the victims and offered little help for her daughter.
January 23, 2018
By Jesse Hathaway
A Chicago small-business owner is fighting an antiquated ordinance that prohibits food trucks from operating within 200 feet of a restaurant and restricts the amount of time the trucks may serve customers in any given area.
January 22, 2018
By Marc Morano, H. Sterling Burnett
Al Gore and Michael 'Hockey Stick' Mann's most recent absurd claim states global warming caused the recent record cold spell. This claim is inconsistent with their previous claims and is empirically false.
January 19, 2018
By Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft
John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #123 of the In The Tank Podcast. In this special episode, Heartland Institute experts grade President Trump on his first year in office.
January 18, 2018
By Teresa Mull
Andrew Campanella, president of National School Choice Week, discusses this year's event, why school choice is so vital to society, and ways families can get involved.
January 17, 2018
By Jesse Hathaway
Jason Mercier with the Washington Policy Center joins the show to explain how Seattle's sugar-sweetened beverage tax is leaving a bad taste in people's mouths.
January 16, 2018
By Teresa Mull
Thomas Carroll, president of the Invest in Education Coalition, talks about the newly passed Republican tax bill and how parents can take advantage of it to save money for their children's educations.
January 12, 2018
By Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft
John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #122 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from The Heartland Institute, Citizens Against Government Waste, and the Reason Foundation.
January 11, 2018
By Jesse Hathaway
In this episode of the Heartland Daily Podcast, research fellow Jesse Hathaway talks with Missouri state Rep. Steve Helms about how direct primary care and free-market principles can improve health care for patients.
January 10, 2018
By Isaac Orr, Todd Myers
President Trump has declared that he wants the United States to become energy dominant. In essence, he wants the United States to be energy independent and a major player in the global energy export market.
January 9, 2018
By Teresa Mull, Larry Sand
Larry Sand, president of the California Teachers Empowerment Network, discusses the alarming trend of poorly educated teachers, how it affects students and society, and what can be done about it.
January 5, 2018
By Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft
John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #120 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from the Cascade Policy Institute, Senator James Lankford, Americans for Tax Reform and The Heartland Institute.
January 4, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Bette Grande
Bette Grande speaks with Tim Huelskamp, president of The Heartland Institute, on fixing health care in 2018.
January 3, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett, Joseph Bast
Before his departure, Heartland Institute CEO Joe Bast discusses The Heartland Institute's history, it's accomplishments and what it hopes to achieve under new leadership.
January 2, 2018
By Jesse Hathaway, Peter Ferrara
After Congress passed tax reform in 2017, entitlement reform is the next big reform lined up in 2018. Heartland Institute senior fellow Peter Ferrara talks with research fellow Jesse Hathaway about what Congress can do to make work pay off for Americans.
December 28, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
The Goldwater Institute’s Christina Sandefur joins the show to talk about why 2017 was a big year for states doing what Congress hasn’t been able to do: offering suffering patients hope with right-to-try laws.
December 27, 2017
By Rob Port
Amy Oliver Cooke of the Independence Institute explains the costs of switching to 100% renewable energy in Colorado.
December 22, 2017
By Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft
John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #120 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from the Tax Foundation, the Foundation for Excellence in Education, and the Fraser Institute.
December 21, 2017
By Teresa Mull, Lennie Jarratt
Lennie Jarratt, project manager of The Heartland Institute's Center for Education Transformation, discusses data released by the National Education Association that shows how much taxpayers pay for government school educators.
December 20, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Geologist Howard Brady says the climate is changing but humans are not the primary cause, the dangers are exaggerrated, and energy restrictions imposed to prevent climate change could be worse than any harms that occur.