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July 19, 2013
By Thomas Walton, Matthew Glans, Ross Kaminsky, S. T. Karnick, Richard Ebeling, Christine Ries
The city of Detroit filed the largest municipal bankruptcy case in U.S. history Thursday afternoon. Gov. Rick Snyder (R) filed the 16-page Chapter 9 petition in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Detroit.
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FIRE
January 14, 2013
By Maureen Martin (1947 - 2013), Joy Pullmann, Peter Ferrara, Steve Stanek, Richard Vedder, Mark Thornton, Christine Ries, Charles Battig
President Barack Obama today held the final news conference of his first term, fielding questions on the debt ceiling debate, taxes, the federal budget, relations with Congress, and gun control.
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Health Care
January 8, 2013
By Christine Ries
A coalition of advocacy groups has sued Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal to overturn a constitutional amendment 59 percent of voters approved in November.
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Education
January 4, 2013
By Matthew Glans, Maureen Martin (1947 - 2013), Christine Ries, Clifford Thies, Mark Thornton
The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday passed legislation that allows the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) to take on $9.7 billion in new debt to help meet claims related to Hurricane Sandy.
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FIRE
October 17, 2012
By Joseph Bast, S. T. Karnick, Steve Stanek, Jane M. Orient, M.D., Christine Ries, John McAdams (1945 - 2021), Ross Kaminsky, James Taylor, S. Fred Singer (1924 - 2020), Marita Noon, Paul Crovo, Marc Morano, Seton Motley, Richard Vedder, Joy Pullmann, Ben Boychuk, Clifford Thies, Jonathan Small, David L. Applegate, Scott H. Richardson
The following statements on Tuesday night’s presidential debate from fellows and policy advisors at The Heartland Institute – a free-market think tank – may be used for attribution. For more comments, refer to the contact information below.
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