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John C. Goodman: State Reform after Supreme Court Ruling

HCN POCAST - In this week’s health care podcast, Manager of External Relations Kendall Antekeier sat down with John C. Goodman, President of the National Center for Policy Analysis. Together they discuss what reforms states can consider after the Supreme Court ruling, many of those suggested by Goodman’s new book “Priceless – Curing the Health Care Crisis.”

Andrew Coulson: America Has Too Many Teachers

SRN PODCAST - The size of America’s teacher workforce has been a presidential campaign topic ever since President Obama suggested a third stimulus focused on keeping current teachers in their jobs. Andrew Coulson decided to join the fray by writing an article that appeared in the Wall Street Journal. It’s titled, “AmericaHas Too Many Teachers.” Coulson directs the Cato Institute’s Center for Educational Freedom. Here's his follow-up blog post discussing the effect of smaller class sizes on students and research indicating private schools do much better with the same students as public schools but spend much less.

Heartland's Richard Trzupek on the Dennis Prager Show

ECN PODCAST — Richard J. Trzupek, a Heartland Institute policy advisor on the environment and energy, was on the nationally syndicated Dennis Prager show on Wednesday, July 18, 2012. He was on to talk about his new Encounter Broadside, "How the EPA’s Green Tyranny is Stifling America."

Emerging Issues Call Series: Renewable Portfolio Standards

James M. Taylor, The Heartland Institute’s senior fellow for environment issues and managing editor of Environment & Climate News, discussed how RPS mandates are effecting energy costs and what states are doing to meet these standards.

Priya Abraham: Pennsylvania's Boost to School Choice

SRN PODCAST - Pennsylvania lawmakers approved a large increase to the state's popular tax-credit scholarship program, but continue to shy away from vouchers despite an amenable constitution and Republican majority. What's the holdup? Priya Abraham, a senior policy analyst at the Commonwealth Foundation in Harrisburg, joins the School Reform News podcast to explain. She also details recent education policy changes in the state and likely future ones.

Randy Barnett: Obamacare Decision

HCN PODCAST - Professor Randy Barnett discusses Chief Justice Roberts' surprising decision on Obamacare.
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