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January 22, 2018
By Seton Motley
We have spent the last year-plus repeatedly stating that President Donald Trump’s biggest error – has been not having made many, many more people leave government after he arrived.
January 22, 2018
By Jesse Hathaway
Self-reliance and prosperity reforms to Alabama's welfare system would save taxpayers’ money and get people get back to work.
January 21, 2018
By Seton Motley
You have, of course, spent the last decade-plus watching the entirety of the actually-private sector “go paperless.”
January 19, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #274
January 19, 2018
By Elizabeth BeShears
A new system for evaluating California’s schools and districts has many parents registering complaints.
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January 18, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
New Year’s is a time for resolutions concerning personal changes one would like to make in one’s life.
January 18, 2018
By Seton Motley
Now as anyone who knows me knows – I am not one to lightly call for more government in any way, shape matter or form.
January 18, 2018
By Lennie Jarratt
Review of Deconstructing the Administrative State: The Fight for Liberty, by Emmett McGroarty, Jane Robbins, and Erin Tuttle, (Sophia Institute Press, December 19, 2017), 321 pp.; $18.99 on amazon.com: ISBN: 9781622826049, ISBN-13: 9781545621677
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January 17, 2018
By Steve Goreham
On January 10, the city of New York filed suit against BP, Chevron, Conoco-Phillips, ExxonMobil and Royal Dutch Shell.
January 17, 2018
By Teresa Mull
School Choice Weekly #206
January 17, 2018
By Tom Harris
Cheap, abundant coal is key to national security, warm homes and wintertime survival.
January 17, 2018
By Joseph Bast
“Heartland’s policies allow us to remove problem employees quickly, and certainly faster than HuffPost.” – Joseph Bast, CEO, The Heartland Institute
January 17, 2018
By Joseph Bast
We will put these quotations to good use in our fundraising letters and proposals this year, and for that, we thank the authors.
January 17, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
A woman is suing the New York Department of Education (DOE) for allowing a teacher who allegedly hit her daughter back into the classroom after he was disciplined for other such incidents.
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January 16, 2018
By Teresa Mull
Schools participating in Wisconsin’s education choice programs have higher student academic growth rates than traditional government schools, a new analysis shows.
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January 16, 2018
By Savannah Edgens
A group of New Hampshire lawmakers is planning to introduce legislation to restrict freedoms of homeschooling families.
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January 15, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
A new trend in schooling is gaining popularity: establishing small class sizes and personalized learning through the traditional one-room schoolhouse model.
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January 15, 2018
By Ashley Bateman
Connecticut’s government pension system is the worst in the nation, a new analysis shows.
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January 12, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Various people and groups are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear an appeal of and ultimately to overturn an appellate court decision concerning the 1973 Endangered Species Act (ESA) and the dusky gopher frog.
January 12, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Matthew Glans, Charles Katebi, Jane M. Orient, M.D., Dave Racer
"The Trump administration should be highly commended for this action." - Tim Huelskamp
January 12, 2018
By Teresa Mull
Most American parents would prefer to send their children to a school other than their local government school, a survey has found.
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January 11, 2018
By Seton Motley
Before last year’s year-end tax reform success – there were in fact precedent legislative achievements by this Congress.
January 11, 2018
By Robert G. Holland
American students are much better at group collaboration than they are doing academic work on their own. Is that an advancement or setback for education?
January 11, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Peter Ferrara, John Nothdurft, Matthew Glans, Jane M. Orient, M.D., Dave Racer
“Work requirements for the able-bodied, as Trump’s change provides, is a highly desirable reform that will help to minimize unnecessary dependency and remove burdens placed on taxpayers” - Peter Ferrara
January 11, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
President Donald Trump has not yet appointed many people he thinks who support his “America First” agenda to staff the hundreds of positions at various federal agencies and bureaucracies he is in charge of.
January 11, 2018
By Isaac Orr
The premature closure of the Pleasant Prairie coal-fired power plant will drive up electricity costs for families.
January 11, 2018
By Jeff Reynolds
Congressional Democrats are lining up behind legislation that would set prescription drug prices for Medicare beneficiaries.
January 11, 2018
By Jay Lehr
Review of In Pursuit of Wealth: The Moral Case for Finance, by Yaron Brook and Don Watkins (Ayn Rand Institute, 2017), 250 pages, ISBN-13 978-0996010115, $14.93 on Amazon.com.
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January 11, 2018
By Nancy J. Thorner
Democrats have established a mantra that Trump’s success in stimulating the economy should be credited to Obama. That is misleading at best.
January 11, 2018
By Jane S. Shaw
Barnard College announced its endowment will divest its investments in companies that express doubt global warming is a crisis or support organizations that make those arguments.
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January 10, 2018
By Benjamin Dietderich
President Donald Trump signed H.R. 1, also known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, into law after the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate approved the bill’s final version in December 2017.
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January 10, 2018
By Michael McGrady
Illinois’ First District Appellate Court rejected a legal challenge to the city’s food-truck ordinance.
January 10, 2018
By Leo Pusateri
The online cryptocurrency exchange company Coinbase lost a legal battle against Internal Revenue Service (IRS) efforts to gain access to users’ private data and metadata.
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January 10, 2018
By Tim Benson
Children in New Hampshire, and all across the country, deserve a chance at education.
January 10, 2018
By Brandon Best
Working with lawyers from the Goldwater Institute, taxpayers in Denver, Colorado are challenging a new city law requiring nonprofit political organizations to identify their donors publicly.
January 10, 2018
By Brandi Wielgopolski
When Utah state lawmakers return for the 2018 legislative session, a proposal to tax downloads of digital audio and video products will be one of many changes to the state’s tax code up for consideration.
January 10, 2018
By Teresa Mull
The best gifts come in small packages. The same can be said of government and of schools, too.
January 10, 2018
By Brandi Wielgopolski
A bill that would call on Congress to organize a national convention to draft an amendment to the U.S. Constitution is ready for consideration in the Kentucky Legislature.
January 10, 2018
By Lindsey Curnutte
The Alabama House State Government Committee is considering a bill that would prohibit the state’s Department of Human Resources from requesting exemptions from federal work requirements for able-bodied individuals receiving welfare.
January 10, 2018
By Joseph A. Morris
Milt was a good friend of The Heartland Institute, even providing a studio for him when he first began podcasting.