Sin taxes are generally accepted, but do they outline a form of fiscal discrimination? Sin taxes affect some more than others, something that can hurt those in low income brackets while being negligible to higher earning individuals.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #118 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from The Global Warming Policy Foundation, The Institute for Policy Innovation, and the Beacon Center.
Unless the U.S. Supreme Court takes up and reverses a lower court ruling in an Endangered Species Act case, a precedent will be set that threatens the Constitutionally protected right for people to be secure in their property nationwide.
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.