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Alcohol & Tobacco
July 15, 2019
Testimony Before the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Public Health
Testimony before the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Public Health regarding several proposals which would restrict flavors and nicotine levels, as well as enact a new excise tax on electronic cigarettes and vaping devices.
Education
July 15, 2019
Research & Commentary: Survey Shows Military Families Overwhelmingly Support School Choice
Seven Of Ten Surveyed Service Members And Their Spouses Support Education Savings Accounts
Environment
July 15, 2019
Research & Commentary: Heartland Brief Argues that EPA’s Endangerment Finding Should Be Repealed
Brief Argues Grounds For Reversing The Endangerment Finding Are Robust
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Health Care
July 11, 2019
Research & Commentary: Medicaid Expansion Would Bankrupt North Carolina
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a revised Medicaid expansion proposal in the North Carolina legislature that uses the illusion of free-market reforms in an attempt to appease expansion opponents.
Government & Politics
July 11, 2019
The Leaflet: Don’t Miss The Heartland Institute’s 2019 Emerging Issues Forum!
Make sure to join The Heartland Institute in Austin for our 2019 Emerging Issues Forum.
Taxes
July 11, 2019
Policy Tip Sheet: Gas Taxes are not the Long-Term Solution to Funding Transportation
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans examines gasoline taxes, how they have become less effective over time, and why states can no longer rely on them to fund state transportation projects.

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July 15, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Testimony before the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Public Health regarding several proposals which would restrict flavors and nicotine levels, as well as enact a new excise tax on electronic cigarettes and vaping devices.
July 15, 2019
By Tim Benson
Seven Of Ten Surveyed Service Members And Their Spouses Support Education Savings Accounts
July 15, 2019
By Tim Benson
Brief Argues Grounds For Reversing The Endangerment Finding Are Robust
July 11, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a revised Medicaid expansion proposal in the North Carolina legislature that uses the illusion of free-market reforms in an attempt to appease expansion opponents.
July 11, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Make sure to join The Heartland Institute in Austin for our 2019 Emerging Issues Forum.
July 11, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans examines gasoline taxes, how they have become less effective over time, and why states can no longer rely on them to fund state transportation projects.
July 11, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Proposed legislation would require flavored e-cigarettes (other than menthol, mint and tobacco) to be sold exclusively at age-restricted retailers.
July 11, 2019
By Andrew Montford
Far from improving the world around us, biomass, hydropower, solar, and even wind power can be highly damaging, killing wildlife and destroying wild lands.
July 8, 2019
By Congressional Budget Office
This CBO Report estimates the employment and Income Effects of a $15 minimum wage.
July 8, 2019
By Tim Benson
Decarbonization Of U.S. Economy By 2030 Would Cost American Households At Least $35,000
July 5, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
The Heartland Institute wishes you all the best this Fourth of July and we urge state lawmakers to use Article V of the Constitution to rein in Washington D.C.
July 3, 2019
Over 150 individuals and organizations signed this letter opposing a proposal to amend Section 101 of the Patent Act.
July 2, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Testimony before the Albany County Legislature regarding banning flavored tobacco products including e-cigarettes and flavored cigars and cigarettes from convenience stores.
July 1, 2019
By Joseph Bast
The grounds for reversing the Endangerment Finding are robust, and this action is long overdue.
June 28, 2019
By Council of Economic Advisers
White House report estimates deregulation will raise real incomes by $3,100 per household per year, after 5 to 10 years.
June 28, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines single-payer health care systems, their many flaws, and outlines why legislators should resist efforts to implement these reforms at both the state and federal level.
June 27, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Rather than restricting access to electronic cigarettes with regulations, taxation, and even prohibition, lawmakers should embrace their use as an effective smoking cessation tool.
June 27, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a tax reform proposal in Ohio that would lower income taxes and why the cuts will help the state's economy.
June 26, 2019
The study debunks the idea that employer insurance plans are subsidizing the uninsured through cost shifting.
June 25, 2019
By Paul Diperna, Lindsey Burke, Drew Catt
Results of a 2019 online survey of active-duty military service families regarding K-12 education.
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June 24, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans discusses how work requirements are desperately needed to ensure the long-term viability of Medicaid and keep costs under control.
June 22, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans examines Medicaid waivers and argues states should be proactive and not wait for Congress to pursue Medicaid reform.
June 21, 2019
By Chief Justice John Roberts
The Majority Opinion Reverses the Williamson County Precedent
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June 21, 2019
By Tim Benson
Heartland Brief Exposes Green New Deal’s Environmental Extremism and Authoritarian Socialism
June 17, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Language in 2020-21 operating budget would apply a 17 percent wholesale tax on e-cigarettes and vaping devices.
June 17, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Testimony regarding the issue of Sunday liquor sales.
June 14, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new effort in Delaware to reform or repeal the state's certificate of need laws for health care providers.
June 14, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed millionaire tax in New Jersey and how these taxes affect both the state's budget and economy.
June 14, 2019
The Trump Administration released a new rule regarding Health Reimbursement Arrangements which allows employers to give their workers tax-preferred funds to pay for health insurance.
June 12, 2019
By Tim Benson
Tremendously Expensive Proposal Would Devastate U.S. Economy, Cause More Environmental Destruction Than Protection
June 12, 2019
Mark Shepard looks at date in the Boston health care market to show how insurers are restricting their networks.
June 11, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Proposed legislation would apply differing tax rates to e-cigarette products and require vape shops to be licensed by the state.
June 10, 2019
By Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty
A Letter to Members of the Wisconsin Legislature
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June 10, 2019
By Grover Norquist, et al.
A carbon tax increases the cost of everything Americans buy and lowers Americans’ effective take home pay.
June 7, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new proposal in Louisiana which seeks to limit how the next legislature spends revenue in the general fund.
June 7, 2019
By J. Scott Armstrong, Kesten Green
This is the PowerPoint presentation at the Invited Lecture for the Class of 1959 Reunion at Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA on June 7, 2019
June 7, 2019
By Tim Benson
Heartland Policy Brief Details Lack of Evidence of Accelerated Sea-Level Rise
June 6, 2019
By James Taylor
The tremendously expensive proposal would devastate the U.S. economy and cause more environmental destruction than protection.
June 6, 2019
By David Ranson
This graph shows that the effects of cuts or increases in the top income tax bracket last about 2 years.
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June 6, 2019
By David Ranson
Raising the top personal income tax bracket to 70 percent would reduce GDP by an estimated 11 percent.
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