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Anna Franzonello: Contraceptive Mandate in Obamacare

HCN PODCAST - Ben Domenech talks with Americans United for Life's Anna Franzonello on the controversial contraceptive mandate in Obamacare, how it violates our freedom of religion, and what legislative and legal steps are being taken to challenge this mandate.

Katrina Currie: Fracking Legislation in Pennsylvania

ECN PODCAST - Katrina Currie, policy analyst with the Commonwealth Foundation, explains the impact of recently passed fracking legislation in Pennsylvania.

Jeff Judson: A Streetcar Desired -- and Opposed -- in San Antonio

BTN PODCAST - San Antonio officials want a streetcar system in the city. Local resident and Heartland Institute board member Jeff Judson does not. He says the streetcar proposal is just light rail by another name, and San Antonio voters several years ago were promised money from a transportation tax they approved would not go to light rail.

Lance Izumi: Obama's Education Takeover

SRN PODCAST - President Obama has laid the groundwork for an unprecedented centralization of education policy under the guise of promoting educational innovation, accountability, and improved student achievement, writes Lance Izumi in his new book, Obama's Education Takeover. Izumi and Joy discuss why centralizing schools hurts the economy and takes power away from families and individuals, and what are better alternatives.

John Lillis: Privacy, Compliance, Reciprocity Concerns in Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act

BTN PODCAST - The United States government is trying to force overseas financial institutions to comply with this nation's demands for information on US account holders, regardless of the laws and customs of the foreign countries. Tax expert John Lillis of the White & Case law firm in New York discusses the implications for financial privacy, business compliance costs, and reciprocity.

Francis Cianfrocca: The Entitlement State

HCN PODCAST - Heartland's Benjamin Domenech discusses the New York Times' coverage of the ever-expanding entitlement state with Francis Cianfrocca.
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