Recent Research & Commentary

Research & Commentary: Alabama Education Savings Accounts

March 14, 2016

On March 9, the Alabama House Education Policy Committee passed a bill that would establish an education savings account (ESA) program for children with special needs, children of active-duty Armed

Research & Commentary: Health Care Price Transparency

March 11, 2016

Access to transparent health care prices remains elusive for most U.S.

Research & Commentary: A Summary of the Impacts of Industrial Silica Sand (Frac Sand) Mining

March 11, 2016

Isaac Orr, research fellow at The Heartland Institute, and Mark Krumenacher, senior principal and senior vice president of GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc., have written a series of four Policy Studi

Research & Commentary: Hall Tax Debate Reemerges in Tennessee

March 11, 2016

The debate over Tennessee’s Hall tax has generated several new pieces of legislation that would eliminate, lower, or narrow the scope of this 87-year-old tax on income from investments.

Research & Commentary: Oklahoma Education Savings Accounts

March 10, 2016

The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled in February the

Research & Commentary: Mississippi Charter School Expansion

March 8, 2016

On March 1, the Mississippi Legislature passed two different charter school expansion proposals.

Research & Commentary: Retail Health Clinics, A Good Option for Patients

March 8, 2016

Access to affordable and convenient health care has become increasingly difficult and costly over the past decade.

Research & Commentary: Kentucky Charter Schools and the Individualized Education Accounts Program

March 7, 2016

On March 1, legislators in both chambers of the Kentucky General Assembly introdu