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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.
Energy
July 19, 2018
Opposing Carbon-Dioxide Taxes Supports American Energy
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and Rep. David B. McKinley of West Virginia recently introduced a congressional resolution stating a carbon-dioxide tax would harm the economy and therefore should not be enacted.
Energy
July 19, 2018
PRESS RELEASE: Heartland Institute Experts Comment on Passage of Anti-Carbon Tax Resolution in U.S. House
“A tax on carbon dioxide is a horrible idea. It is a job killer.” -- Tim Huelskamp. Ph.D.
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Taxes
July 19, 2018
Carbon Taxes Are Uneconomic And Misanthropic
Restricting the use of fossil fuels is an especially bad idea because expanding their use is the quickest, surest way to decrease poverty and increase human flourishing globally.
Government Spending
July 13, 2018
States’ Financial Grades Are in, and Illinois Has Failed Yet Again
Truth in Accounting’s latest “Financial State of the States” rankings placed Illinois in 49th place—barely beating out New Jersey. The Prairie State was labeled a “Sinkhole State” and earned a “financial grade” of “F.”
Taxes
July 12, 2018
Supreme Court Overturns Online Sales Tax Standard
States can require out-of-state businesses to collect and remit sales taxes on purchases made by in-state consumers, the U.S. Supreme Court decided.

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Taxes
July 19, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and Rep. David B. McKinley of West Virginia recently introduced a congressional resolution stating a carbon-dioxide tax would harm the economy and therefore should not be enacted.
July 19, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Joseph Bast, James M. Taylor, H. Sterling Burnett
“A tax on carbon dioxide is a horrible idea. It is a job killer.” -- Tim Huelskamp. Ph.D.
July 19, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Restricting the use of fossil fuels is an especially bad idea because expanding their use is the quickest, surest way to decrease poverty and increase human flourishing globally.
July 13, 2018
By Christopher Talgo, Lennie Jarratt
Truth in Accounting’s latest “Financial State of the States” rankings placed Illinois in 49th place—barely beating out New Jersey. The Prairie State was labeled a “Sinkhole State” and earned a “financial grade” of “F.”
July 12, 2018
By Samantha Fillmore
States can require out-of-state businesses to collect and remit sales taxes on purchases made by in-state consumers, the U.S. Supreme Court decided.
July 12, 2018
By Leo Pusateri
A comprehensive resolution setting federal government spending recommendations for Fiscal Year 2019 approved by the U.S. House Budget Committee would reduce the federal deficit by $8.1 trillion over the next 10 years.
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July 12, 2018
By Josh Brown
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair is effectively a new tax that will enrich state governments at the expense of the public.
July 12, 2018
By Jeff Reynolds
Congress will soon begin work on making permanent the individual income tax reductions included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), U.S. Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) says.
July 12, 2018
By Madeline Fry
The Oklahoma Supreme Court disallowed a ballot question that would have given voters the opportunity to decide whether to accept a set of tax increases the state government enacted earlier this year.
July 12, 2018
By John Merrifield, Barry Poulson
In Homer’s Odyssey, sailors are lured to the rocky shores of an island by an irresistible siren song. To prevent his ship from succumbing to the song, Odysseus orders his sailors to fill their ears with wax and tie him to the ship’s mast.