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May 17, 2019
By Arianna Wilkerson
New report reveals that major cities' finances are deeper in the red than previously thought. High spending and high taxes continue to drive businesses and residents out of these cities, and the debt time bomb ticks on.
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Government Spending
Taxes
May 10, 2019
By Arianna Wilkerson
Heartland's Child Safety Accounts proposal may soon become law in the nation's capitol. Tragic shootings and chronic bullying at schools necessitate school choice.
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Education
May 3, 2019
By Arianna Wilkerson
Two school choice bills are soon to become law in Florida and Tennessee.
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Education
April 26, 2019
By Arianna Wilkerson
States are moving to repeal their certificate of need laws, which make it difficult for providers to offer new or additional medical services or facilities. CON laws increase health care costs and reduce quality.
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Health Care
April 26, 2019
By Lennie Jarratt, Arianna Wilkerson, Tim Benson
“The Tennessee Senate made a statement with the passage of a second ESA program, declaring education access for all students is more important than state dictates and local monopolistic district control.” - Lennie Jarratt
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Education
April 26, 2019
By Arianna Wilkerson
Environmental activist groups have petitioned California’s new insurance commissioner to require insurance companies to publicly disclose their investments in fossil fuel-related companies and any fossil fuel projects they underwrite or insure.
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Climate Change
Energy
April 12, 2019
By Arianna Wilkerson
President Donald Trump signed two executive orders that will fast-track new oil and gas pipelines. This positive development will boost the nation's energy independence, national security, and economy.
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Energy
April 5, 2019
By Arianna Wilkerson
Utah's Medicaid work requirement waiver has been approved by CMS. Childless, able-bodied adults in the state must now meet certain conditions to obtain state health coverage through Medicaid.
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Health Care
March 29, 2019
By Arianna Wilkerson
Crumbling infrastructure in many states have prompted legislators to propose higher fuel taxes to fund road repairs. Fuel tax hikes should always be paired with other tax cuts and spending cuts.
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Government Spending
Taxes
March 22, 2019
By Arianna Wilkerson
A new survey shows that the overwhelming majority of Americans support health care reforms that give patients, not Washington bureaucrats, power and control over their own medical treatments and care.
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Health Care
March 15, 2019
By Arianna Wilkerson
A new Heartland Institute Policy Brief debunks the myth that global warming threatens American economic production and national security.
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Climate Change
Energy
Environment
March 8, 2019
By Arianna Wilkerson
Tax-credit scholarships are being considered in several states across the country. These scholarships are extremely popular with parents and their children, but teacher unions oppose them.
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Education
Government Spending
March 8, 2019
By Arianna Wilkerson
A bill introduced in the Connecticut legislature would mandate climate change be taught to young children in government schools statewide.
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Climate Change
Environment
March 1, 2019
By Arianna Wilkerson
Heartland Institute has released a new policy brief that makes the case for expanding dental access through dental therapy, which is legal only in a handful of states.
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Health Care
February 27, 2019
By Arianna Wilkerson, Heartland Staff
State Government Relations Manager Arianna Wilkerson submitted testimony to the House Economic Matters Committee, arguing against a proposal to raise the tobacco and vaping purchasing age to 21.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
February 26, 2019
By Arianna Wilkerson
State Government Relations Manager Arianna Wilkerson testified in support of a bill that would require people to present photo identification before voting in elections.
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Government & Politics
February 22, 2019
By Arianna Wilkerson
Heartland will be at CPAC 2019! Come visit our booth and hear us speak on the main stage and in the breakout sessions.
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Government & Politics
Health Care
Climate Change
February 15, 2019
By Arianna Wilkerson
Carbon dioxide taxes and renewable energy mandates result in higher electricity bills for ratepayers. Lawmakers should reject taxes and mandates to boost renewables and suppress fossil fuels.
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Energy
February 8, 2019
By Arianna Wilkerson
States with tax-and-spend policies continually fall at the bottom of economic outlook and performance rankings.
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Government Spending
February 1, 2019
By Arianna Wilkerson
Cities all across the country are sinking into a financial morass. Only 12 of the nation's 75 most populous cities had budget surpluses in fiscal year 2017 and collectively are in the hole $330 billion.
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Government Spending
Taxes
 

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