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December 5, 2019
By Peter Ferrara
Trump's economic policies have led middle-class wages to soar.
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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
October 31, 2018
By James Taylor, Jay Lehr, Peter Ferrara
'The scientific evidence gets stronger every day that global warming alarmism is a failed theory. To the extent EPA has chosen to implement greenhouse gas regulations, the ACE rule is far superior to the Clean Power Plan.'
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Energy
Climate Change
October 6, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Peter Ferrara, David L. Applegate, Bradley A. Smith, Stephen B. Presser, Neal Schuerer, David Shestokas
"Welcome to the court, Justice Kavanaugh." - Heartland Institute President Tim Huelskamp
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Law
Constitutional Reform
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
June 27, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Peter Ferrara, Lennie Jarratt, Tim Benson, Larry Sand, Robert G. Holland
“The Supreme Court has freed millions of American workers from manipulation by union bosses that misrepresent their interests.” - Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
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Law
Education
June 26, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Joseph Bast, Peter Ferrara, H. Sterling Burnett
"It is not often that the eco-Left gets such a public spanking and that common sense prevails in today’s federal courts." -- Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
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Climate Change
Energy
June 26, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Joseph Bast, Peter Ferrara, H. Sterling Burnett
“This should put an end to other ridiculous and wasteful lawsuits, which essentially stand against modernity.” - Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
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Climate Change
Environment
June 20, 2018
By John Dale Dunn, Peter Ferrara
'We applaud this proposed rule and find that governing statutes and Executive Orders, not to mention the basics of the scientific method, authorize the proposed Rule and, indeed, have long required it.'
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Environment
Climate Change
May 30, 2018
By Joseph Bast, Peter Ferrara
Humankind's historic and ongoing use of fossil fuels has resulted in huge benefits for people, wildlife, and ecosystems. Five of those benefits are documented here.
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Energy
Climate Change
April 10, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., John Nothdurft, Peter Ferrara, Charlie Katebi
“Congratulations to Gov. Walker and the Republican legislature for their leadership in passing groundbreaking welfare reforms.” - Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
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Government & Politics
Entitlements
March 20, 2018
By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley, Willie Soon, William Briggs, Peter Ferrara
"The amici curiae will demonstrate that there is no 'consensus' among scientists that recent global warming was chiefly anthropogenic, still less that unmitigated anthropogenic warming has been or will be dangerous or catastrophic."
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Climate Change
Law
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 17, 2018
By Peter Ferrara, Isaac Orr
On January 17, 2018, The Heartland Institute submitted public comments on EPA's proposal to repeal the Clean Power Plan.
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Environment
Energy
Climate Change
January 11, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Peter Ferrara, John Nothdurft, Matthew Glans, Jane M. Orient, M.D., Dave Racer
“Work requirements for the able-bodied, as Trump’s change provides, is a highly desirable reform that will help to minimize unnecessary dependency and remove burdens placed on taxpayers” - Peter Ferrara
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Health Care
Government Spending
November 16, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Peter Ferrara, Jesse Hathaway, Robert Genetski, Gary Wolfram, Roy Cordato, Scott H. Richardson
"Today, the House finally did what it promised to do, and the result will be a growing economy, higher wages, and a simpler tax code" - Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
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Taxes
Government Spending
Government & Politics
Economy
October 27, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Peter Ferrara, Jesse Hathaway, Christopher Garbacz
"Last November the American people rejected the Washington establishment status quo. Today’s vote is a step forward toward ending that status quo and replacing it with real tax reform." -Tim Huelskamp
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Taxes
October 13, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Peter Ferrara, S. T. Karnick, Heartland Staff, Jane M. Orient, M.D., John Dale Dunn, Roger Beauchamp , Hal Scherz, Michael J. Koriwchak , Chad Savage, Devon Herrick, Scott Ehrlich, Dave Racer, Kathleen Brown , Twila Brase
"Attention Congress, this is what leadership looks like." - Tim Huelskamp
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Health Care
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
September 27, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Peter Ferrara, Justin Haskins, Jesse Hathaway, S. T. Karnick, John Nothdurft, Gary Wolfram, Scott H. Richardson, Roy Cordato, Clifford Thies
"President Trump’s tax reform plan holds major promise for restoring booming economic growth to America" - Peter Ferrara
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Taxes
Economy
September 20, 2017
By Peter Ferrara
What does the term “single-payer” even mean? It’s Inside the Beltway jargon to describe a government monopoly over health care.
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Health Care
August 31, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Peter Ferrara, Matthew Glans, Jesse Hathaway, Clifford Thies, John A. Tatom, Scott H. Richardson, Gary Wolfram
"The work requirements as originally enacted into law benefitted everybody: the poor and taxpayers." - Peter Ferrara
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Government Spending
Taxes
Economy
August 4, 2017
By Peter Ferrara, Jesse Hathaway, Clifford Thies, John A. Tatom, Russ McCullough, Roy Cordato
"These new employment numbers show that Trump’s economic program is already working for all Americans, but especially his blue-collar base." - Peter Ferrara
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Economy
August 2, 2017
By Peter Ferrara
Microsoft President Brad Smith announced recently a broad, sustained, cooperative initiative among private industry and federal, state and local governments to extend broadband access ultimately to all Americans where broadband has been most lagging.
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InfoTech & Telecom
August 2, 2017
By Peter Ferrara
For a century now, American law has recognized the freedom of the parties to a contract to agree to submit disputes to arbitration.
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Government Spending
Regulation
Economy
July 28, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Peter Ferrara, Justin Haskins, Edward Hudgins , Wayne Allyn Root, John Hunt, M.D., Jane M. Orient, M.D., Scott Ehrlich, Brian R. Forrest, M.D., Lee S. Gross, M.D., Alexandra York, Jonathan Lockwood, Dave Racer, Michael Warder, Devon Herrick, Alieta Eck, M.D.
‘America doesn’t have to wait for Congress to get its act together. Some of the most onerous parts of Obamacare were foisted upon us by executive dictate from the Obama administration, and we can reverse the damage in the same manner.’ – Tim Huelskamp
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Health Care
Government & Politics
July 28, 2017
By Peter Ferrara, Lewis Uhler
The stakes could not be higher, for President Trump, the Republicans, and America.
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Taxes
Economy
July 26, 2017
By Peter Ferrara
Medicaid used to be the program providing health care and medical services to the poor. Before Obamacare, Medicaid covered primarily poor retirees, children in poor families, and the disabled living in poverty — the “truly needy.”
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Health Care
July 24, 2017
By Peter Ferrara, Lewis Uhler
Republicans have not done a good job explaining their Obamacare Liberation bill to the American people.  But the Republican bill would actually be far better for the middle class, working people, and the poor than Obamacare.
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Health Care
July 18, 2017
By Peter Ferrara, Justin Haskins, Michael Hamilton, Jane M. Orient, M.D., Alieta Eck, M.D., Scott Ehrlich, John McAdams (1945 - 2021), Devon Herrick, John Hunt, M.D., Chad Savage, Dave Racer, Brian R. Forrest, M.D., Kevin W. Glass, Roger Stark, M.D., Gerard Gianoli, M.D., Twila Brase
‘Repealing Obamacare and starting from scratch will likely result in a far more free-market replacement bill than the one recently considered by the Senate.’ – Peter Ferrara
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Health Care
Government & Politics
July 13, 2017
By Peter Ferrara, Justin Haskins, Michael Hamilton, Dave Racer, Jane M. Orient, M.D., Devon Herrick, Chad Savage, Scott Ehrlich, Brian R. Forrest, M.D., Roger Beauchamp
‘The Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) is hardly perfect or even a repeal of Obamacare. However, given the political realities facing the nation and the dire state of the health care market, the BCRA would be a positive step.’ – Justin Haskins
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Health Care
Government & Politics
June 27, 2017
By Peter Ferrara, Michael Hamilton, Jane M. Orient, M.D., Dave Racer, Devon Herrick, Brian R. Forrest, M.D., Sally C. Pipes, Roger Stark, M.D., John Hunt, M.D., Michael A. Ciampi, M.D., Roger Beauchamp , Gerard Gianoli, M.D.
"Instead of coercion to buy insurance the uninsured do not want to buy, or wasting more trillions on Medicaid, policy should be focused on lowering premiums and expanding choice" - Peter Ferrara
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Health Care
Taxes
Government Spending
June 23, 2017
By Peter Ferrara
The Obamacare death panel should be killed before it’s too late.
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Health Care
June 23, 2017
By Peter Ferrara
With the highest top marginal tax rate in the developed world, if not the entire world, at nearly 40%, counting state corporate taxes on average, this U.S. taxation is very burdensome.
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Taxes
June 23, 2017
By Peter Ferrara
Classic tax reform involves reducing rates in return for closing loopholes. But what is a loophole? Is any deduction a loophole?
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Taxes
May 24, 2017
By Peter Ferrara, Jesse Hathaway, S. T. Karnick, H. Sterling Burnett, Isaac Orr, Michael Hamilton
" The proposed budget in fact incorporates tax reform by sharply reducing tax rates, as well as repealing and replacing Obamacare, which would cut taxes by about $1 trillion over 10 years." - Peter Ferrara
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Government Spending
Taxes
Health Care
Environment
Climate Change
Energy
Education
May 4, 2017
By Peter Ferrara, Michael Hamilton, Jeff Stier, John Garven, Hal Scherz, Elizabeth B. Stelle, Brian R. Forrest, M.D., Twila Brase, Roger Stark, M.D.
"Truly patient-centered, free-market reform would cease from steering tax dollars toward insurers and rewarding individuals with tax credits for buying overpriced insurance plans." - Michael Hamilton
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Health Care
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 27, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway, Peter Ferrara, Christopher Garbacz, Justin Haskins
"Lawmakers should work with Trump to help get the government out of the business of distorting individuals’ economic decisions as much as possible, and the ‘Trump blueprint’ is a great start towards that goal." - Jesse Hathaway
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Taxes
Government Spending
April 17, 2017
By Peter Ferrara
President Trump inherited an economy as troubled as the one Reagan faced in 1981. Reagan entered office after a long period of economic stagnation and meager growth, the economy struggling to recover from repeated recessions.
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Economy
 

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