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Energy
August 9, 2020
The Battery Car Delusion
Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) do not represent a significant improvement over internal combustion engine vehicles (ICEVs) in terms of their carbon dioxide footprint because the energy for their manufacture and use is not carbon dioxide free
Education
July 30, 2020
Research & Commentary: School Choice Now Act Is a Big Step in the Right Direction
Bill Would Provide $7 Billion In One-Time, Emergency Funding, $5 Billion Annually For Tax-Credit Scholarship Programs
Employment
July 24, 2020
Research & Commentary: Delaying Minimum Wage Increase a Necessity for the Survival of California’s Businesses
Forced Wage Raise During Pandemic Could Leave Hundreds Of Thousands Out Of Work
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Energy
July 17, 2020
Research & Commentary: Opposing RGGI is Right Move for Pennsylvania Legislators
Cap-And-Trade Programs Do Little To Reduce Emissions, Act As Regressive Tax
Health Care
July 17, 2020
U.S. Judge Upholds Trump Administration Rule to Expand Short-Term Plans
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upholds Trump rule on short-term plans
Energy
July 17, 2020
The Hidden Cost of Net-Zero: Rewiring the UK
Decarbonizing homes in the UK will come with many hidden costs, like rewiring every home, with total cost per household topping £7,000.

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August 9, 2020
By Gautam Kalghatgi
Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) do not represent a significant improvement over internal combustion engine vehicles (ICEVs) in terms of their carbon dioxide footprint because the energy for their manufacture and use is not carbon dioxide free
July 30, 2020
By Tim Benson
Bill Would Provide $7 Billion In One-Time, Emergency Funding, $5 Billion Annually For Tax-Credit Scholarship Programs
July 24, 2020
By Tim Benson
Forced Wage Raise During Pandemic Could Leave Hundreds Of Thousands Out Of Work
July 17, 2020
By Tim Benson
Cap-And-Trade Programs Do Little To Reduce Emissions, Act As Regressive Tax
July 17, 2020
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upholds Trump rule on short-term plans
July 17, 2020
By Mike Travers
Decarbonizing homes in the UK will come with many hidden costs, like rewiring every home, with total cost per household topping £7,000.
July 16, 2020
By Daren Bakst
Congress is considering using the coronavirus pandemic as a pretext to make permanent and sweeping changes to agricultural policy, inappropriately delegating congressional spending power to the Agriculture Secretary.
July 9, 2020
By Samantha Fillmore
Senate Bill 375 will be crossing Gov. Brian Kemp's desk and would impose a 7 percent tax on vaping products. In the midst of the coronavirus-related recession this may inadvertently harm employment in the vaping industry in Georgia.
July 8, 2020
By Tim Benson
Free Market Energy Reforms Could Save Golden State Residents $26.7 Billion Annually
June 30, 2020
By Tim Benson
No Health Risk From Air Quality In Greeley
June 24, 2020
By Tim Benson
Seven In Ten Pennsylvanians Support Education Choice
June 23, 2020
By Tim Benson
Seven In Ten Ohioans Support Education Choice
June 17, 2020
By Susan Crockford
Despite significant fluctuations in sea ice levels that were expected to negatively impact polar bear populations, most polar bear populations are stable or increasing with the bears appearing well-fed and producing healthy young.
June 15, 2020
By Samantha Fillmore
Additional internet sales tax regulations will weaken Missouri's already struggling economy. Despite this, mayors are on calling Gov. Mike Parson to call a special session over this issue.
June 12, 2020
By Coalition of organizations, led by The Heartland Institute
Public Comment from The Heartland Institute and Other Interested Groups to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Regarding Our Support for the New England Ratepayers Association’s Petition Concerning Certain Wholesale Energy Sales
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June 11, 2020
By Ben Lieberman
The Renewable Fuel Standard, requiring corn ethanol and other biofuels be added to the nation’s gasoline and diesel supply, is expensive and has failed to deliver energy security, economic, or environmental benefits.
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June 10, 2020
By Samantha Fillmore
Governor Newsom released a revised budget proposal that includes a large vapor tax increase that will harm the tobacco cessation efforts in the golden state.
June 10, 2020
By Nicholas Horton, Jonathan Ingram
This report describes the fiscal burden states will face from anticipated Medicaid growth from the recession and congressional restrictions on enrollment control.
June 10, 2020
By Clyde Wayne Crews Jr.
Federal regulations act as a hidden tax, often unnecessarily limiting individual freedom and hampering economic progress.
June 4, 2020
By Ralph Alexander
Confirms that purported extreme weather events are natural fluctuations around the mean and, per the the IPCC are not caused or exacerbated by climate change.
June 3, 2020
By Christopher Robinson
Even with substantial investments by governments and automobile manufacturers, electric vehicle remain more expensive and less capable of long distance, timely travel than conventional vehicles.
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June 2, 2020
By Jim Steele
The CO2 Coalition of climate scientists released a White Paper analyzing decades of peer-reviewed research on the impact on the oceans of carbon dioxide emissions from the conversion of fossil fuels to energy.
June 2, 2020
By Tim Benson
Residential Consumers Saved $11 Billion, Commercial And industrial Consumers Saved $13.8 Billion
May 29, 2020
By Tim Benson
Post-Common Core Scores Declining Where Pre-Common Core Scores Were Increasing
May 29, 2020
By Sen Pei, et. al.
This paper describes mathematical models used in determining infection rate scenarios regarding public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 28, 2020
By Tim Benson
Post-Common Core Scores Declining Where Pre-Common Core Scores Were Increasing
May 28, 2020
By Michael Kelly
Plans to decarbonize the United Kingdom’s electric power system lack a basic understanding of physics and threaten to undermine the system.
May 27, 2020
By Tim Benson
Post-Common Core Scores Declining At Same Rate Pre-Common Core Scores Were Increasing
May 26, 2020
By Tim Benson
Post-Common Core Scores Declining At Same Rate Pre-Common Core Scores Were Increasing
May 20, 2020
By Wayne H. Winegarden
California's green energy policies are stifling the state's economy and harming its people.
May 15, 2020
By John Constable
Trying to reach Net Zero carbon dioxide emissions would be economically and socially devastating, trying to push a net zero goal in Coronavirus relief legislation is likely exacerbate the economic downturn.
May 13, 2020
By Darren Brady Nelson
Policymakers and analysts generally agree that much work and many reforms are needed to repair, improve, and enhance infrastructure in America. But how, exactly, should these goals be achieved?
May 12, 2020
Three-dozen organizations have urged congressional leaders to make permanent the reforms the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) made to expedite health care during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis.
May 8, 2020
By Tim Benson
Scores Falling Sharpest For Black And Hispanic Students
May 7, 2020
By President Donald Trump
President Donald Trump’s executive order directs federal agencies develop plans to boost domestic seafood production, in part by reducing regulatory barriers to commercial fishing and fish farming in federal waters.
May 6, 2020
By Tae-Yoon Kim, Milosz Karpinski
The United States and the world needs to ensure a more stable, wider sourced supply of critical minerals to ensure energy progress in the future.
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April 27, 2020
By Rupert Darwall
The imposition of unilateral climate policies on business and industry in Europe will have a devastating effect on any economic recovery from COVID-19.
April 23, 2020
By AnneMarie Schieber
It is imperative that states reopen their economies before damage from the massive shutdowns becomes intractable.
April 22, 2020
By Foundation for Government Accountability
The report by the Foundation for Government Accountability shows how new funding could restrict states from running Medicaid as they see fit.
April 22, 2020
By David Whitehouse
Understanding the 11-year solar cycle is important, not just for the science of the Sun, but also for appreciating and predicting its influence on Earth and its climate.