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March 31, 2020
By Devon Herrick
See related article, March 24
March 30, 2020
By Joe Barnett
Most state governments have accumulated “rainy day” funds (RDF) which they can draw on during unexpected revenue shortfalls.
March 30, 2020
An effort to repeal certificate of need (CON) laws in South Carolina has picked up momentum after bills in both chambers of the state’s legislature picked up more support.
March 30, 2020
By Duggan Flanakin
The Trump Administration recently submitted its proposed fiscal year 2021 budget, which would significantly cut funding for certain climate change-focused programs at several government agencies.
March 30, 2020
By David Wojick, Paul Driessen
Often, obsessive focus on climate wastes scarce money and distracts from the real health crisis.
March 30, 2020
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
Unless pension funds around the nation continue to earn 7% or more per year on their investments, it’s likely that taxpayers will be on the hook for trillions of dollars of promises to government unions.
March 27, 2020
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #354
March 27, 2020
By Kathy Hoekstra
This commentary was published in the Detroit News on March 26 regarding a new rule against prescribing certain treatments for coronavirus. See related podcast on The Heartland Daily Podcast.
March 27, 2020
By Bonner R. Cohen
Under election-year pressure to provide relief to constituents angered by surprise medical bills, lawmakers in both parties are working on proposals that, at the very least, will show they are taking the problem seriously.
March 27, 2020
By Seton Motley
As we know, the Left doesn’t give a rat’s posterior about the Constitution.
March 27, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
Our lives and economy have been disrupted on an unprecedented scale by COVID-19. How do we calculate the societal impact?
March 26, 2020
By Joe Barnett
State and local governments Implement Inconsistent Policies on Gun Sales
March 26, 2020
By Hayley Sledge
Chicago teachers unions expressed their opposition to charter schools in 2019 by demanding the continuation of a moratorium on additional charter schools in the city.
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March 26, 2020
By Duggan Flanakin
The largest remaining coal-fueled power plant in New England, New Hampshire’s 482-megawatt Merrimack Station, will remain in operation through at least May 2024.
March 26, 2020
By Kenneth Artz
California may soon ban gasoline-powered gardening tools such as lawnmowers and leaf-blowers statewide.
March 26, 2020
By AnneMarie Schieber
Indiana lawmakers are considering three measures that would limit or stop non-compete clauses that medical employers such as hospitals can impose on physicians regarding future employment.
March 26, 2020
By David Wojick
The vast sums proposed to be spent under dubious national Green New Deals should be spent instead on health care, especially virus prevention and protection.
March 26, 2020
By Viv Forbes
In their frantic attempts to delay the spread of the Wuhan virus, governments are sowing the seeds of economic depression and currency destruction.
March 25, 2020
By Hayley Sledge
North Carolina Superior Court Judge David Lee ordered the state to formulate a plan to increase spending on K-12 education by an estimated $8 billion.
March 25, 2020
By AnneMarie Schieber
A bipartisan bill would limit the use of non-compete clauses in employment contracts, including an area where they’ve been under particular scrutiny: health care.