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June 19, 2019
By James Taylor, Tim Benson, H. Sterling Burnett, Anthony Watts, Eric Eisenhammer, Isaac Orr, Bette Grande, Paul Driessen, Tom Harris
“This new EPA rule demonstrates that draconian government impediments are not necessary for sound environmental stewardship.” - James Taylor
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Environment
May 3, 2019
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Bette Grande, H. Sterling Burnett
“Just as the United States has become the largest crude oil producer in the world, this legislation would increase dependence on foreign oil.” - Tim Huelskamp
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Energy
April 12, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett, Bette Grande
The United States Senate on Thursday confirmed David Bernhardt as Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior by a vote of 56-41. All Republicans voted for Bernhardt, as did three Democrats and one independent.
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Environment
April 10, 2019
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., James Taylor, Anthony Watts, H. Sterling Burnett, Tim Benson, Bette Grande
For years, far-left politicians have abused their authority and deprived America of much-needed energy infrastructure.”
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Energy
Environment
Climate Change
Government & Politics
January 24, 2019
By Bette Grande
Bette Grande testified before a North Dakota committee on the issue of pension reform.
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Government Spending
January 21, 2019
By Bette Grande
Bette Grande testified in front of a North Dakota House committee about a bill that would potentially establish a school choice program in the state.
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Education
January 21, 2019
By Bette Grande
Bette Grande testified before a North Dakota committee regarding a bill to allow for the practice of dental therapy.
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Health Care
January 18, 2019
By Bette Grande
Bette Grande testified before a North Dakota committee about penalizing people who damage a critical infrastructure facility.
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Transportation
Energy
November 7, 2018
By James Taylor, Peter Ferrara, H. Sterling Burnett, Bette Grande, Neal Schuerer, David L. Applegate, Arthur Viterito, Robert Bradley, Lance Izumi, Robert Maranto, Stephen B. Presser, Jameson Campaigne, Clifford Thies, Michael Warder, Mary Byrne , Jane M. Orient, M.D., Jonathan D. Haubert, Jarrett Skorup, Scott Cleland, Alieta Eck, M.D., William L. Anderson, Ann Bridges, Gerard Gianoli, M.D., Michael J. Koriwchak , Devon Herrick, Bartlett Cleland, Greg R. Lawson, Peter Wood , Joe Cobb, Allen Mendenhall, Christopher Garbacz
“Liberal San Francisco billionaire Tom Steyer had a very tough night last night.” - James Taylor
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Government & Politics
August 22, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., James Taylor, Jay Lehr, Frederick D. Palmer, H. Sterling Burnett, Peter Ferrara, Bette Grande, Steve Goreham, Craig Idso, Christopher Monckton of Brenchley, James H. Rust
“For Americans looking to see the definitive end of Obama’s war on fossil fuels, this is an important victory” – with hopefully more ahead. - Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
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Environment
Energy
April 24, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Joseph Bast, Jay Lehr, S. Stanley Young, H. Sterling Burnett, Frederick D. Palmer, Bette Grande, Steven Milloy
'One small step for regulatory reform, one giant leap for scientific integrity and political transparency' - H. Sterling Burnett
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Environment
Climate Change
April 4, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett, Frederick D. Palmer, Bette Grande, Mischa Popoff
“It is time to end CAFE standards entirely.” - H. Sterling Burnett
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Environment
January 31, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Jay Lehr, Peter Ferrara, Frederick D. Palmer, H. Sterling Burnett, Lennie Jarratt, Bette Grande, Tom Harris, James H. Rust, David S. D’Amato, Kenneth Haapala, David Guldenschuh, Corey DeAngelis , Wayne Allyn Root, J.T. Edwards, E. Calvin Beisner, Jane M. Orient, M.D., David L. Applegate, Howard L. Simons, William Briggs, Timothy Ball, Michelle Smith, Gerard Gianoli, M.D., Ronald D. Rotunda (1945 - 2018), Randal O’Toole, James Wanliss , Yuri Maltsev, Stephen B. Presser, Michael Schaus, Jim Waters, Russ McCullough, Christopher Garbacz
“The Heartland Institute has been advising many in the administration on climate and energy policy, so we were certainly encouraged and excited the president promoted his pro-energy, pro-America vision in his State of the Union Address.” - Tim Huelskamp
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Government & Politics
Government Spending
Health Care
Environment
Energy
Education
Entitlements
Employment
January 19, 2018
By Tim Benson, Bette Grande
Observed Evidence And Research Since 2009 Has Cast Serious Doubt On All Three Lines Of Evidence Used To Justify Endangerment Finding
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Energy
Environment
Climate Change
January 5, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Jay Lehr, H. Sterling Burnett, Frederick D. Palmer, Isaac Orr, Bette Grande, Walter Cunningham, James H. Rust, Arthur Viterito
“The Trump administration recognizes fossil fuels are the lifeblood of the U.S. economy, provide high paying jobs, and benefits the nation as a whole” - H. Sterling Burnett
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Climate Change
Environment
Energy
December 18, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Jay Lehr, H. Sterling Burnett, Frederick D. Palmer, Bette Grande, John Coleman (1934-2018), Tom Harris, Tom Sheahen, Kenneth Haapala, Timothy Ball, James H. Rust, Walter Starck
“The elimination of climate change from the nation’s list of security threats is one of the most important of the many actions the president has taken to strength the United States.” - Jay Lehr
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Environment
Climate Change
Energy
Government & Politics
December 6, 2017
By Bette Grande
The below message has been shared with the EEA Task Force co-chairs by the Endangerment Finding Draft Model Policy sponsor. It is being shared with the full EEA Task Force as a courtesy.
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Environment
Climate Change
December 6, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Jay Lehr, H. Sterling Burnett, Bette Grande, Tom Sheahen, James H. Rust, Greg E. Walcher
“The drive to take U.S. lands out of the hands of the American people has continued at breakneck speed for more than four decades” - Jay Lehr
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Environment
December 4, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Jesse Hathaway, Clifford Thies, Robert Genetski, Howard L. Simons, Bette Grande, Charles W. Baird, Gary Wolfram, Barry P. Keating, Russ McCullough
"Just in time for Christmas, the U.S. Senate’s approval of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is one of the best gifts taxpayers will find under their tree this year – or even during their lifetimes." - Jesse Hathaway
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Taxes
Government Spending
December 1, 2017
By Bette Grande
A New Heartland Policy Tip Sheet Examining EPA's Endangerment Finding
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Climate Change
Environment
November 28, 2017
By Bette Grande
This resoluton was discussed at the ALEC meeting in Nashville, Tennessee on December 6, 2017.
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Environment
Climate Change
November 20, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Isaac Orr, H. Sterling Burnett, Bette Grande, Tom Harris, Patrick Moore, Paul Crovo, James H. Rust, Alan Carlin
" Thanks to President Donald Trump and Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt, no longer do fake environmental concerns hold up projects such as these." - Tim Huelskamp
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Energy
Environment
Climate Change
October 9, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Isaac Orr, H. Sterling Burnett, Tim Benson, Frederick D. Palmer, Peter Ferrara, Bette Grande, S.T. Karnick, Walter Cunningham, Craig Idso, Donn Dears, Tom Harris, Alan Carlin, James E. Enstrom, John Coleman (1934-2018)
"Scrapping the Clean Power Plan is the first of a series of steps that must be taken to reverse the Obama administration’s energy policies." - Isaac Orr
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Environment
Energy
Climate Change
August 25, 2017
By Bette Grande, Alan Carlin, John Coleman (1934-2018), Frederick D. Palmer, Timothy Ball, S.T. Karnick, Paul Driessen, Daniel Sutter, William Briggs, Joseph S. D'Aleo, Tom Harris
" As millions brace for the potentially devastating impact from Harvey, stories are being written tying Harvey to man-made climate change." - Bette Grande
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Environment
Climate Change
July 25, 2017
By Isaac Orr, Frederick D. Palmer, H. Sterling Burnett, Tim Benson, Bette Grande, James Taylor, James H. Rust, Tom Sheahen, Michelle Smith, Mischa Popoff
‘All praise to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and President Donald Trump for reversing the Obama administration’s anti-fossil fuels, anti-fracking rule on lands of the United States.’ – Fred Palmer
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Energy
Environment
June 9, 2017
By Bette Grande
Radical environmentalists are once again winning the messaging battle. This time, it's the Bureau of Land Management methane venting and flaring rule, which is supposedly aimed at restricting the amount of methane that is vented or flared in the productio
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Energy
June 1, 2017
By Joseph Bast, Frederick D. Palmer, H. Sterling Burnett, Jim Lakely, Tim Benson, Bette Grande, S.T. Karnick, Tom Harris, Craig Idso, Laurence Gould, Thomas Walton, Nick Loris
"It’s been a long time since we had a president who cared as much about real science, energy policy, and the importance of economic growth" - Joseph Bast
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Environment
Climate Change
May 30, 2017
By Joseph Bast, Frederick D. Palmer, Isaac Orr, Bette Grande, S.T. Karnick, Tom Harris, H. Sterling Burnett
"In the next few days, Donald Trump can show he has what it takes to become one of America’s greatest presidents." - Joseph Bast
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Environment
Climate Change
May 25, 2017
By Bette Grande
The Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) is expected to begin carrying crude oil from western North Dakota to Illinois by May, but the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe plans to pursue efforts in and out of court to stop it and other energy infrastructure projects.
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Energy
May 19, 2017
By Bette Grande
Throughout the first 100 days of the Trump administration, policymakers in energy-producing states have seen many positive improvements emerging out of Washington, D.C.
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Energy
May 11, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett, Isaac Orr, Jay Lehr, Bette Grande, Frederick D. Palmer
"This rule does nothing to help the environment, but it does add costs to oil and gas extraction on public lands." - H. Sterling Burnett
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Energy
Environment
May 2, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway, Peter Ferrara, Richard Vedder, Richard Ebeling, Isaac Orr, H. Sterling Burnett, Frederick D. Palmer, Bette Grande, Walter Cunningham, Christopher Garbacz, Yuri Maltsev, Marc Morano, Tom Harris
"Government debt is a millstone around the neck of American taxpayers, and if left unaddressed, it’ll be a noose." -Jesse Hathaway
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Government Spending
Taxes
April 28, 2017
By Isaac Orr, H. Sterling Burnett, Bette Grande, Frederick D. Palmer
"It’s time for Congress to take back its power and restrain the president by passing laws ensuring America’s lands and resources are managed according to plans specifically approved by Congress." - H. Sterling Burnett
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Energy
Environment
April 21, 2017
By S. Fred Singer, Isaac Orr, Tim Benson, H. Sterling Burnett, Bette Grande, Frederick D. Palmer, Tom Harris, Mischa Popoff
"I am truly sorry to see a ‘March for Science’ mixed up with all this. It is likely to hurt science and scientists by painting them as purely partisan and political." - S. Fred Singer
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Environment
Climate Change
Energy
Environment
March 29, 2017
By Isaac Orr, H. Sterling Burnett, Tim Benson, Bette Grande
"Maryland’s legislators, and its governor by signing the bill, chose image over substance and alarmism over realism in banning fracking." - H. Sterling Burnett
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Energy
March 28, 2017
By Joseph Bast, Isaac Orr, H. Sterling Burnett, Bette Grande, Tom Harris, Kenneth Haapala
‘For many of us who were marginalized, ignored, or demonized for the past eight years, this is an occasion for real joy, celebration, and yes, vindication.’ – Joseph Bast
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Energy
Environment
March 1, 2017
By Jim Lakely, Robert Genetski, Bette Grande, S.T. Karnick, David L. Applegate, H. Sterling Burnett, Jesse Hathaway, Michael Hamilton, Jane M. Orient, M.D., Bruno Behrend, Lennie Jarratt, Isaac Orr, Tom Harris, John McAdams, Terry Stoops, Joe Cobb, Christopher Garbacz, James H. Rust, John Dale Dunn, Clifford Thies, Sandra Stotsky, Kenneth Haapala
"President Trump’s speech should help him gain public support for his programs. Inviting Democrats to put petty politics aside and work with him for the good of the country was a reasonable request." - Robert Genetski
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Government & Politics
February 28, 2017
By Richard J. Trzupek, Isaac Orr, H. Sterling Burnett, Mischa Popoff, Bette Grande, Walter Cunningham, Walter Starck
"I think America needs an EPA, but we need an EPA that’s focused on protecting the environment, not on satisfying the whims of environmentalists" - Rich Trzupek
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Environment
Climate Change
February 17, 2017
By Isaac Orr, Tim Benson, Bette Grande, Steven Milloy, Marc Morano, Tom Harris, Kenneth Haapala, James H. Rust, Walter Starck
‘Pruitt brings to the position a record of extraordinary competence, managerial skill, experience with environmental issues from the perspective of a state official, and, importantly, expertise in constitutional law.’ – Bette Grande
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Environment
Climate Change
February 8, 2017
By Michael Hamilton, Bette Grande, John Davidson
“The entrenched special-interest groups of dentists who opposed this measure may now congratulate themselves for robbing each other of a chance to innovate, grow their practices, and treat needy patients.” - Michael Hamilton
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Health Care
 

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