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Dan Pilla on President Trump’s Tax Plan
1:51:26
April 27, 2017
Just two weeks (give or take) after Tax Day 2017, join Pilla at The Heartland Institute as he discusses these positive impacts, as well as some negative ones; legislative hurdles Trump’s plan may face; and recent developments in taxpayers’ rights.

1:51:26
April 27, 2017
Just two weeks (give or take) after Tax Day 2017, join Pilla at The Heartland Institute as he discusses these positive impacts, as well as some negative ones; legislative hurdles Trump’s plan may face; and recent developments in taxpayers’ rights.
 
52:35
September 7, 2016
States are seeking ways to create a better business climate to attract jobs and businesses to their states. Some states have been passing right-to-work laws, pushing tax reform, and reforming their public pension systems, while others have increased taxes and regulations. This panel discusses which policies are working and which are not. Speaking on this panel are Tax Foundation Vice President of Legal and State Projects Joe Henchman, National Taxpayers Union Executive Vice President Brandon Arnold, and Kansas state Sen. Forrest Knox (R-Wilson County).
 
57:11
July 26, 2016
Emily Zanotti, Jon Henke, and Lachlan Markay speak at a CPAC 2016 panel sponsored by The Heartland Institute titled "Darker Money: How Leftist Billionaires Have Built a Vast Left-Wing Conspiracy" on Thursday, March 3, 2016.
 
2:37:48
January 21, 2016
The third covers how some states have approached fundamental tax reform in their states, tax increases on hotels and “sin” products, and spending reforms. Speaking on this panel are Heartland Director of Government Relations John Nothdurft; Georgia State Senator Judson Hill (R-Marietta); American Legislative Exchange Council Director Jonathan Williams; and John Locke Foundation Vice President Becki Gray.
 
2:05:30
October 29, 2015
The forth panel covers the question of whether to restore spending cuts or cut taxes to help encourage continued economic growth and how states are facing these budget and tax issues. Speaking on this panel are Wisconsin state Senator Duey Stroebel (R-Ozaukee County), Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs Impact Chief Executive Officer David Bond, and Union Conservatives Executive Director Terry Bowman.
 
2:03:33
August 14, 2015
The forth panel covers the question of whether to restore spending cuts or cut taxes to help encourage continued economic growth and how states are facing these budget and tax issues. Speaking on this panel are Cascade Policy Institute President Steve Buckstein, State Budget Solutions President Bob Williams, and Arizona State Senate Majority Leader Andy Biggs. Moderating this panel is Idaho Freedom Foundation Expert Fred Birnbaum.
 
2:13:57
September 30, 2014
Moderator: John Nothdurft Bob Williams, Sen. Phil Berger, Daniel Pilla As more states see their revenues begin to recover, many are faced with the question of whether to restore spending cuts or cut taxes to help encourage continued economic growth. Many other states still face a precarious fiscal situation in large part due to unfunded pension and other liabilities for public employees. This panel will look at how states are facing these budget and tax issues.
 
1:48:42
August 14, 2014
Heritage Foundation chief economist Stephen Moore and "How Money Walks" author Travis H. Brown discuss their new book "An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of States."
 
53:47
August 21, 2013
Education in the U.S. has been underperforming and over-spending for decades. American students perform poorly compared to their counterparts in other countries, despite the fact that per-pupil spending in the U.S. is far higher. Each year more and more states are expanding school choice through increased access to charter schools, vouchers, education savings accounts, parent triggers, and tax credits. This panel also talked about the Common Core and help lawmakers better understand what it is and what it isn't. Moderator: Chip Rogers, Former Georgia State Senator Jamie Lord, American Federation For Children Eric Cochling, Georgia Center for Opportunity John Deberry, Tennessee State Representative
 
2:13:46
September 12, 2012
tates such as Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma made major progress towardsphasing out their state's income tax this year, leading the Wall Street Journal to call it"The Heartland Tax Rebellion." Many states 2012 moved to cut taxes, reducespending, and manage government debt. With the 2012 election ahead, what is thelikely future of budget and tax policy?
 
2:16:51
August 22, 2012
Obamacare threatens to bankrupt states and the nation, violates the Constitution, will lead to rationing by bureaucrats, and does nothing to bring health care spending under control. Dr. Jill Vecchio, national director of state chapter development,Docs4PatientCare; Georgia State Sen. Judson Hill; Christie Herrera, vice president of Policy Foundation for Government Accountability
 
14:07
February 17, 2011
The Heartland Institute's John Nothdurft discusses President Obama's proposed budget on Chicago Tonight