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Regulation
February 15, 2019
Washington State Restricts Ownership of ‘Assault Rifles’
Voters in Washington State approved a ballot measure that imposes restrictions on firearms ownership, including raising the minimum age to purchase semiautomatic rifles from 18 to 21 years.
Taxes
February 13, 2019
Stop Michigan Counties’ Unconstitutional Stealing
Can Oakland County confiscate a citizen’s personal property for $8.41 in unpaid taxes? This question will likely be answered by the Michigan Supreme Court later this year.
Taxes
February 6, 2019
Arizona Voters Prohibit Sales Taxes on Services
Arizona voters approved an amendment to the state constitution in November that prohibits the state and local governments from taxing personal or financial services.
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Education
January 29, 2019
NM Supreme Court Approves Program Lending Textbooks to Religious Schools
The court’s decision reversed its own 2015 ruling that the textbook lending program was unconstitutional
Education
January 24, 2019
MT Supreme Court Nixes Education Tax-credit Scholarship Program
The Montana Supreme Court ruled the state’s education tax credit program unconstitutional
Taxes
November 27, 2018
Colorado Voters Reject Tax Hikes, Regulatory Reform
Coloradans rejected income tax raises and broadened takings compensation

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Constitutional Reform
February 15, 2019
By Joe Barnett
Voters in Washington State approved a ballot measure that imposes restrictions on firearms ownership, including raising the minimum age to purchase semiautomatic rifles from 18 to 21 years.
February 13, 2019
By Joe Barnett
Can Oakland County confiscate a citizen’s personal property for $8.41 in unpaid taxes? This question will likely be answered by the Michigan Supreme Court later this year.
February 6, 2019
By Sarah Quinlan
Arizona voters approved an amendment to the state constitution in November that prohibits the state and local governments from taxing personal or financial services.
January 29, 2019
By Joe Barnett
The court’s decision reversed its own 2015 ruling that the textbook lending program was unconstitutional
January 24, 2019
By Joe Barnett
The Montana Supreme Court ruled the state’s education tax credit program unconstitutional
November 27, 2018
By Joe Barnett
Coloradans rejected income tax raises and broadened takings compensation
October 6, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Peter Ferrara, David L. Applegate, Bradley A. Smith, Stephen B. Presser, Neal Schuerer, David Shestokas
"Welcome to the court, Justice Kavanaugh." - Heartland Institute President Tim Huelskamp
August 14, 2018
By Brandon Best
Florida voters will decide in November whether to approve the creation of a constitutional requirement making it more difficult to raise taxes.
July 25, 2018
By Ashley Herzog
Cole County, Missouri Circuit Court Judge Jon Beetem dismissed a lawsuit challenging the General Assembly’s May 2017 approval of a resolution calling on Congress to convene an convention drafting an amendment to impose federal fiscal restraints.
June 12, 2018
By Ashley Herzog
The Missouri General Assembly approved a resolution calling on Congress to organize a national convention for drafting an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to set a limit on the number of terms that a person may be elected to Congress.