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GOP Issues Blueprint for Tax Reform
House Republicans—led by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Rep.
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February 24, 2018
Freedom That Creates Jobs Could Help Fill Them
Freedom — it is working for creating jobs, why not for filling them?
Employment
February 20, 2018
Freedom and the Minimum Wage
Most of us both value and take for granted the ability to make decisions about our own lives.
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Entitlements
February 6, 2018
CMS Issues Work Requirement Waiver Guidelines
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued new benchmarks for states seeking permission for Medicaid work requirements.
Alcohol & Tobacco
February 5, 2018
Indiana Legislator Proposes Repealing ‘Smokers’ Bill of Rights’
A bill pending in the Indiana state Senate Committee on Pensions and Labor would allow private employers to terminate employees for using cigarettes and tobacco products during their free time.
Employment
February 5, 2018
Supreme Court Hears Case on Forced Union Dues
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case to determine whether governments can deduct union fees from public sector employees’ paychecks without their permission.

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Employment
February 24, 2018
By Robert G. Holland
Freedom — it is working for creating jobs, why not for filling them?
February 20, 2018
By Richard Ebeling
Most of us both value and take for granted the ability to make decisions about our own lives.
February 6, 2018
By Michael McGrady
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued new benchmarks for states seeking permission for Medicaid work requirements.
February 5, 2018
By Jeff Reynolds
A bill pending in the Indiana state Senate Committee on Pensions and Labor would allow private employers to terminate employees for using cigarettes and tobacco products during their free time.
February 5, 2018
By Leo Pusateri
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case to determine whether governments can deduct union fees from public sector employees’ paychecks without their permission.
February 5, 2018
By Lindsey Curnutte
New Jersey state Assembly members Robert Auth (R-Bergen) and Amy Handlin (R-Monmouth) introduced a bill to allow workers to opt out of union membership.
January 31, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Jay Lehr, Peter Ferrara, Frederick D. Palmer, H. Sterling Burnett, Lennie Jarratt, Bette Grande, Tom Harris, James H. Rust, David S. D’Amato, Kenneth Haapala, David Guldenschuh, Corey DeAngelis , Wayne Allyn Root, J.T. Edwards, E. Calvin Beisner, Jane M. Orient, M.D., David L. Applegate, Howard L. Simons, William Briggs, Timothy Ball, Michelle Smith, Gerard Gianoli, M.D., Ronald D. Rotunda, Randal O’Toole, James Wanliss , Yuri Maltsev, Stephen B. Presser, Michael Schaus, Jim Waters, Russ McCullough, Christopher Garbacz
“The Heartland Institute has been advising many in the administration on climate and energy policy, so we were certainly encouraged and excited the president promoted his pro-energy, pro-America vision in his State of the Union Address.” - Tim Huelskamp
January 9, 2018
By Leo Pusateri
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed into law two bills trimming back occupational licensing regulations by reducing training requirements for aestheticians, barbers, cosmetologists, and manicurists.
January 9, 2018
By Lindsey Curnutte
Badger Meter, a manufacturing company producing turbines and other industrial parts, is moving jobs from its Arizona plant to Wisconsin, citing the latter state’s right-to-work law as a factor.
January 8, 2018
By Jesse Hathaway
A Supreme Court case, Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, could give government workers a reason to be merry in 2018.