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August 30, 2018
By Seton Motley
Tuesday’s Florida primary delivered a surprise Socialist winner in their Democrat gubernatorial primary.
August 30, 2018
By Bonner R. Cohen
By a unanimous vote, the Texas Public Utility Commission (PUC) rejected what would have been the largest wind-energy project ever constructed in the United States.
August 29, 2018
By Sarah Lee
On August 2, the Trump administration issued a proposed rule allowing the sale of short-term, limited-duration health insurance plans, also known as short-term plans.
August 29, 2018
By Robert G. Holland
Alexa, are you a just-for-fun toy, or are you a super-serious genie that dwells in the mysterious computing cloud from which you will descend to be a player in every aspect of our existence?
August 29, 2018
By Christopher Talgo
To solve a problem, one must first diagnose its cause. This rings true in all walks of life. Yet this fundamental principle seems to be ignored when the problems of inner-city crime and poverty are considered.
August 29, 2018
By Lindsey Stroud
In July, an NPR segment reported the United States is in the midst of a “significant shortage of injectable opioids.”
August 29, 2018
By David S. D’Amato
Job-guarantee proposals have dominated headlines of late, with high-profile politicians such as Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Bernie Sanders (I-VT), and Cory Booker (D-NJ) advancing the policy.
August 29, 2018
By Sarah Lee
After a federal judge blocked Kentucky’s Medicaid work requirement, President Donald Trump’s Council of Economic Advisers released a study that concluded many people who receive Medicaid benefits can work but choose not to.
August 29, 2018
By Robert G. Holland
Oscar Wilde once said, "Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery that mediocrity can pay to greatness."
August 29, 2018
By Edward Hudgins
E-commerce has revolutionized the economy, giving consumers access to every imaginable product, at the best prices, without leaving their homes.
August 29, 2018
By Christopher Talgo
Time to put socialism back where it belongs.
August 29, 2018
By Matthew Glans
Recently, California legislators dealt a devastating blow to onerous taxes when they passed a bill that prevents grocery taxes, including unpopular and ineffective “soda taxes.”
August 29, 2018
By Nancy J. Thorner
An email circulating several weeks last ago contained powerful truths that drew my attention.
August 29, 2018
By Bonner R. Cohen
The administration of President Donald Trump is stepping up efforts to increase exports of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Europe.
August 28, 2018
By Greg E. Walcher
This summer the Administration published its much-anticipated plan to modify enforcement of the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
August 28, 2018
By Jim Lakely
Heartland Institute Senior Fellow for Environment and Energy Policy James Taylor was a guest on "America Talks Live" on NewsmaxTV.
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August 28, 2018
By Sarah Lee
The future of Obamacare is as tenuous as ever thanks to the Trump administration’s restoration of federalism.
August 28, 2018
By Leo Pusateri
After major media outlets published a story claiming Maine Gov. Paul LePage said he would “go to jail before expanding Medicaid,” the governor’s office issued a response refuting the story.
August 28, 2018
By Joshua Paladino
An organization dedicated to Medicaid expansion has submitted 133,000 signatures to the Nebraska Secretary of State in an effort to place on this November’s ballot an initiative to expand Medicaid in the state.
August 28, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration formally proposed freezing automobile fuel mileage mandates at 2020 levels through 2026.
August 27, 2018
By Billy Aouste
Week of August 20, 2018
August 27, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
The Heartland Institute hosted its second America First Energy Conference at which more than 40 speakers from government and the private sector discussed energy and environment regulatory reforms necessary to advance U.S. energy dominance.
August 24, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #296
August 24, 2018
By Liam Sigler
For decades, vocational training has been waning.
August 24, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
The federal government is paying for a continually increasing share of Americans’ health care, with current and future federal taxpayers’ proportion of overall health care spending now approaching 50 percent.
August 24, 2018
The Republican nominee for governor of Ohio, Mike DeWine, announced he supports retaining Medicaid expansion in the Buckeye State but wants to establish work requirements for healthy adults in the expansion program.
August 23, 2018
By Steve Goreham
Tesla reported second quarter results earlier this month. Despite losing $718 million during the quarter, Tesla shares rose 16 percent on renewed promises of profitability.
August 23, 2018
By Barry Poulson, John Merrifield
How debt is shaping up to be our undoing.
August 23, 2018
By Robert G. Holland
Even though most studies using the highest quality of research show that underprivileged children benefit academically when able to use vouchers to attend private schools, the political and educationist Left use any scrap of data.
August 23, 2018
By Ashley Herzog
Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance companies share some responsibility for the rise of opioid abuse, a new study by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health reports.
August 23, 2018
A telemedicine program implemented at 23 U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals in Virginia has decreased the number of patients transferred to other intensive care units (ICUs) at larger VA hospitals.
August 23, 2018
By James Taylor
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a proposed rule to replace the Clean Power Plan developed by the agency under former President Barack Obama.
August 23, 2018
By Joe Barnett
In the first civil trial over claims the popular herbicide Roundup causes cancer, a California superior court jury awarded Dewayne Lee Johnson more than $289 million in compensatory and punitive damages from Monsanto Corporation.
August 22, 2018
By Paul Driessen, David Wojick
USAID climate and sustainability policies perpetuate disease and malnutrition in poor countries.
August 22, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
A climate change lawsuit filed against the state of Washington by a group of 13 youth activists was dismissed by a King County Superior Court Judge.
August 22, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
Federal health-related tax exemptions, including the tax exclusion for employer-purchased health insurance, are now expected to exceed $500 billion in 2019.
August 22, 2018
The U.S. House of Representatives voted to repeal the Obamacare tax on medical devices, a move proponents of the repeal say will make innovation in health care less risky.
August 22, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., James Taylor, Jay Lehr, Frederick D. Palmer, H. Sterling Burnett, Peter Ferrara, Bette Grande, Steve Goreham, Craig Idso, Christopher Monckton of Brenchley, James H. Rust
“For Americans looking to see the definitive end of Obama’s war on fossil fuels, this is an important victory” – with hopefully more ahead. - Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
August 20, 2018
By William L. Kovacs
A 5-person commission and other modest changes would bring accountability to the agency.
August 20, 2018
By Paul Driessen, David Wojick
These Obama era anti-fossil-fuel, anti-development, anti-people policies are cloaked in lofty virtue-signaling language. But examined honestly and completely, they fail every humanitarian test.