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July 26, 2016
GOP Issues Blueprint for Tax Reform
House Republicans—led by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Rep.
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January 17, 2019
Climate Doom Ahead? Think Twice.
It’s one word – but it could change the course of the world for decades to come.
Criminal Justice
January 17, 2019
Trump Signs Bipartisan 'First Step' Criminal Justice Reform
One of the largest reforms of the federal criminal justice system in generations is now law.
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Government Spending
January 17, 2019
New Jersey Considers Defined-Contribution Public Employee Pensions
Legislators are considering moving new state and local public employees from the Garden State’s underfunded pension systems to defined-contribution plans.
Education
January 17, 2019
PRESS RELEASE: Heartland Institute Experts React to Introduction of Child Safety Account Legislation
“No child should be forced to remain in an unsafe education environment.” - Lennie Jarratt
Government Spending
January 16, 2019
The US Should Ban Spying China From Selling Us Commuter Trains – Especially In DC
This Donald Trump-Russia Collusion nonsense – is nonsense for about nine million different reasons.

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January 17, 2019
By Charles N. Steele
It’s one word – but it could change the course of the world for decades to come.
January 17, 2019
By Sarah Quinlan
One of the largest reforms of the federal criminal justice system in generations is now law.
January 17, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
Legislators are considering moving new state and local public employees from the Garden State’s underfunded pension systems to defined-contribution plans.
January 17, 2019
By Lennie Jarratt, Tim Benson, Vicki Alger
“No child should be forced to remain in an unsafe education environment.” - Lennie Jarratt
January 16, 2019
By Seton Motley
This Donald Trump-Russia Collusion nonsense – is nonsense for about nine million different reasons.
January 16, 2019
By Joe Barnett
The Court ruled that the adequacy of the schools is a political question, not a judicial question
January 16, 2019
By Joseph A. Morris
Who needs "history" -- all that irrelevant focus on dead white men -- anyway?
January 16, 2019
By Jeff Reynolds
Bill would slash property taxes, hike state personal income tax
January 16, 2019
Twelve state attorneys general filed a lawsuit against several information technology companies and their subsidiaries, alleging poor business practices led directly to the theft of private health care data of 3.9 million people in a 2015 data breach.
January 16, 2019
The New York City Council is supporting a proposal from Albany to take over the state’s health care system by creating a “Medicare for All” program, over the objections of hospitals and labor union leaders.
January 15, 2019
By Charles Battig
The much maligned Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez might have been on to something, although possibly inadvertently, in her interview January 6, 2019 with Anderson Cooper on 60 Minutes. 
January 14, 2019
By Ashley Herzog
Students in statewide school choice program ace ACT test
January 14, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
The federal production tax credit for wind energy producers has cost the U.S. government billions of dollars in revenues while benefiting just a few large corporations, says a new study by the Texas Public Policy Foundation.
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January 11, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #310
January 11, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
Voters in Colorado overwhelmingly rejected a ballot initiative that would have prevented new oil and gas development on approximately 85 percent of the nonfederal land in the state.
January 11, 2019
A retired trucker has filed paper - work to put Medicaid expansion on Missouri’s 2020 election ballot.
January 11, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
Nebraska’s Medicaid expansion is creating a budget crisis that will likely force cuts to other government programs.
January 11, 2019
By Sarah Lee
Montana’s governor is attempting to continue the state’s Medicaid expansion program, even though voters in the 2018 election rejected a ballot initiative to continue it.
January 10, 2019
By Clifford Thies
Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), the new face of the progressive left, says she wants socialism as it is practiced in Norway and Sweden, not as it is or was practiced in the Soviet Union, Cuba or Venezuela.
January 10, 2019
By Seton Motley
We less government types love federalism – rightly defined, of course.
January 10, 2019
By Jim Lakely
UPU requires USPS to subsidize Chinese shipments to U.S.
January 10, 2019
By Sarah Lee, Christopher Talgo
With Democrats having a majority of seats in the U.S. House of Representatives, it will be nearly impossible for federal lawmakers on either side of the aisle to replace the Affordable Care Act in the next two years.
January 10, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Many Democrats are becoming more open about their socialist inclinations, although they still lie about socialism’s ability to make the world a better place.
January 10, 2019
By Christopher Talgo
For decades, San Francisco’s Silicon Valley has been a technology incubator.
January 10, 2019
By Sarah Lee
In 2019, Americans should expect the health care war to enter a new and more divisive chapter.
January 10, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
State law preempts Oklahoma counties from unilaterally restricting energy development, the Oklahoma Supreme Court has ruled.
January 9, 2019
By Richard Ebeling
The recent gyrations in the stock market and the uncertainties surrounding American trade policies with China and other parts of the world have raised the question of when the next recession will come.
January 8, 2019
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Over the past several decades, American families have experienced skyrocketing health-care costs.
January 8, 2019
By Liam Sigler and Chris Talgo
Mediocrity has become normalized and institutionalized.
January 8, 2019
By Jay Lehr
For three decades, global warming alarmists have harassed society with stories of gloom and doom as a result of the carbon dioxide emitted into the air by the burning of fossil fuel.
January 8, 2019
By Jane M. Orient, M.D.
Stocks of hospital and Medicaid-contracted managed-care companies plunged on the announcement of Judge Reed O’Connor’s ruling that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is unconstitutional.
January 8, 2019
By Christopher Talgo
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke stepped down after a relatively short stint on the job. Like most members of President Trump’s cabinet, Zinke’s two-year tenure atop the Department of the Interior was full of remarkable achievements.
January 8, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
State laws fail to consider ability to pay
January 8, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
A large number of Republican members of the Congressional Climate Solutions Caucus lost their seats in the November midterm elections.
January 8, 2019
By Ashley Bateman
OneCare Vermont—the state’s all-payer health care network that works in tandem with Medicare, Medicaid, commercial, and self-funded insurance programs —is coming under increased scrutiny, as administrators failed to release data on the program.
January 8, 2019
By Sarah Lee
The number of patient visits to U.S. emergency rooms increased by 31 percent from 2012 to 2016, a new study reports.
January 7, 2019
By William L. Kovacs
Use external pressure to overcome Administration inertia on reviewing Endangerment Finding.
January 7, 2019
By Richard Ebeling
The tense and seemingly polarized political environment in America today has raised the issue of whether there is some way to reduce the ideological and government-policy conflicts by finding some middle way between the “extremist” positions.
January 7, 2019
By Linnea Lueken
North Carolina voters passed a ballot initiative establishing hunting and fishing as rights protected in the state’s constitution.
January 4, 2019
By Lennie Jarratt
“The plaintiffs, repeatedly defeated politically, turned to the courts. Thankfully, the courts rejected their attempted political end run around the state’s legislature.”