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December 15, 2017
Governor Pinocchio’s Nose Grows Over California Wildfire Claims
Climate Change Weekly #271
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December 15, 2017
Insincerity, Hypocrisy, and Hype Rife in Bonn Climate Negotiations
An annual two-week luxury climate negotiation excursion for nearly 25,000 government diplomats, bureaucrats, and environmentalists in Bonn, Germany ended on November 17.
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December 15, 2017
ESAs Could Improve Connecticut Student Outcomes, Save Millions, Study Finds
Education savings accounts (ESAs) could “improve opportunity for [Connecticut’s] children and save money,” a study finds.
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December 14, 2017
PRESS RELEASE: Heartland Institute Experts React to FCC Repeal of Net Neutrality
“The FCC’s vote today is a vote for freedom from big government control of the internet.” - Tim Huelskamp
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December 14, 2017
Politically Opportunistic Attempts to Gut U.S. Shipping Laws Jeopardize National Security and the Economy
New efforts to repeal the Jones Act could put national security in jeopardy.

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December 15, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #271
December 15, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
An annual two-week luxury climate negotiation excursion for nearly 25,000 government diplomats, bureaucrats, and environmentalists in Bonn, Germany ended on November 17.
December 15, 2017
By Ashley Bateman
Education savings accounts (ESAs) could “improve opportunity for [Connecticut’s] children and save money,” a study finds.
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December 14, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Jesse Hathaway, Seton Motley, Stan Liebowitz
“The FCC’s vote today is a vote for freedom from big government control of the internet.” - Tim Huelskamp
December 14, 2017
By Dr. William J. Murphy
New efforts to repeal the Jones Act could put national security in jeopardy.
December 14, 2017
By Joe Barnett
A federal court upheld the right of a New Mexico family of ranchers to access water on federal lands, determining the right dated back to the Territory of New Mexico.
December 14, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
The Nebraska Public Service Commission approved the final segment of TransCanada’s $8 billion Keystone XL pipeline.
December 13, 2017
By Isaac Orr
Leaders from around the world have assembled in Bonn, Germany to celebrate their abysmal failure to meet the carbon-dioxide emissions reduction goals established under the Paris climate agreement in 2015.
December 13, 2017
By Teresa Mull
School Choice Weekly #203
December 13, 2017
By Teresa Mull
Thanks, but no thanks, federal government. You can keep your programs, and we’ll keep our data to ourselves.
December 13, 2017
By Teresa Mull
The study of the liberal arts is increasingly becoming passé. It's time to change this.
December 13, 2017
By Kenneth Artz
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt issued an agency-wide directive to end “sue and settle” practices within the EPA.
December 13, 2017
By Ashley Bateman
A Rhode Island judge ordered the local teachers union to stop taking mass sick leave days in what are known as “sickouts.”
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December 13, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has announced the Department of Interior will offer the largest oil and gas lease sale in U.S. history on March 21, 2018.
December 12, 2017
By Lindsey Stroud
Since February 2017, the federal deficit has grown by more than $500 billion, to over $20 trillion. The average debt owed per person is now estimated to be greater than $62,000.
December 12, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
For years, doctors, patients and lawmakers have rightly complained federal rules and regulations make it all but impossible for states to reform and innovate Medicaid.
December 12, 2017
By Richard Ebeling
The former president of Yemen, Ali Abdullah Saleh, was reported killed in the capital of Sana’a, on December 4, 2017, when he seemingly was changing sides in the on-going and brutal civil war in that country.
December 12, 2017
By Seton Motley
The Left has a very long history of being very wrong.
December 12, 2017
By Savannah Edgens
The administration of President Donald Trump is considering helping fund the construction of what would be North America’s largest wind power project.
December 11, 2017
By Christopher Talgo
Improved efficiency has reduced methane emissions from natural gas production in New Mexico by more than half from 2016 to 2017.
December 11, 2017
By Seton Motley
In this the Digital Age, we yet again find our government lagging way behind We the People and our private sector.
December 11, 2017
By Jim Lakely, Joseph Bast
Democrats might be zealous about the climate debate, but they have no weight behind their punch.
December 11, 2017
By Harry Painter
Homes in Kansas City, Missouri are selling like hotcakes, and a local real estate agent says school choice is driving the trend of middle-class families staying in the city.
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December 9, 2017
By Paul Driessen
Radical environmentalists prefer dangerous, inhumane, ecologically destructive alternatives.
December 8, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #270
December 8, 2017
By Jay Lehr
Review of Little Soldiers: An American Boy, a Chinese School, and the Global Race to Achieve, by Lenora Chu (Harper, 2017), 368 pp.; $17.26 on Amazon.com: ISBN-10: 0062367854, ISBN-13: 978-0062367853
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December 8, 2017
By Teresa Mull
Enrollment in Chicago Public Schools (CPS) has dropped by at least 10,000 students for the second year in a row.
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December 8, 2017
By Bonner R. Cohen
Energy Information Administration data show the United States set a record by exporting two million barrels of oil per day in late September.
December 7, 2017
By Isaac Orr
States should avoid imposing dubious “social cost of carbon” rules.
December 7, 2017
By Teresa Mull
An inner-city private, Christian school is changing the lives of thousands of children because of two school choice programs.
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December 7, 2017
By Teresa Mull
As Americans have slowly recovered from the now 10-year-old recession, enrollment in private schools has increased dramatically.
December 7, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
‘Heartland thanks Rep. Piscopo for taking the lead on this important issue, and thanks ALEC for allowing this debate to take place.’ – Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
December 6, 2017
By Seton Motley
The Donald Trump Administration’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced they on December 14 would be rightly, reasonably undoing the Barack Obama Administration FCC’s ridiculous, regressive Internet power grab.
December 6, 2017
By Richard Ebeling
Numerous misunderstanding and mythologies surround the meaning of capitalism and competition, but few match the confusions over the meaning and relevance of “monopoly” in the workings of the market economy.
December 6, 2017
By Steve Goreham
Carbon dioxide isn’t pollution—it’s plant food.
December 6, 2017
By Teresa Mull
School Choice Weekly #202
December 6, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Jay Lehr, H. Sterling Burnett, Bette Grande, Tom Sheahen, James H. Rust, Greg E. Walcher
“The drive to take U.S. lands out of the hands of the American people has continued at breakneck speed for more than four decades” - Jay Lehr
December 5, 2017
By Lindsey Schulenburg
A company promoting a headset that would notify teachers of their students’ attention level is moving toward implementation of a pilot program.
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December 5, 2017
By Jenni White
The U.S. Congress is considering a bill that would grant asylum to a specified number of families persecuted for homeschooling in their home countries.
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December 4, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Jesse Hathaway, Clifford Thies, Robert Genetski, Howard L. Simons, Bette Grande, Charles W. Baird, Gary Wolfram, Barry P. Keating, Russ McCullough
"Just in time for Christmas, the U.S. Senate’s approval of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is one of the best gifts taxpayers will find under their tree this year – or even during their lifetimes." - Jesse Hathaway