On September 12, 2014, at its 30th Anniversary Benefit Dinner, The Heartland Institute presented M. Stanton Evans with its 2014 Heartland Liberty Prize “for his outstanding contributions in the battle for freedom.” Nearly 500 people attended the event.
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.
Moderator: Rep. Mary Kiffmeyer
Christie Herrera, Rep. Janak Joshi, Peter Nelson
The federal government has spent nearly $5 billion on state-based exchanges, debate continues over the expansion of Medicaid, and three states have passed legislation acknowledging a patient’s right to try experimental, potentially lifesaving, drugs. This panel will debate these health care issues and the future of Obamacare.
Al Gore packed 11 errors/lies/falsehoods about The Heartland Institute and the Texas School Board's deliberation over new textbooks in just 35 seconds of his "24 Hours of Reality" program this week. See an explanation at this link: http://blog.heartland.org/2014/09/al-gore-mentions-heartland-tells-11-falsehoods-in-just-35-seconds/
Marlo Lewis presents 'Is Carbon Tax a Conservative Idea Whose Time Has Come' at the Ninth International Conference on Climate Change at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas on July 8, 2014. To watch all presentations from the conference, visit ClimateConferences.Heartland.org