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Constitutional Reform
September 1, 2022
Research & Commentary: Virginia Senate Bill Would Limit the Duration of Executive Orders
In this Research & Commentary, Samantha Fillmore examines a Senate Bill in Virginia that would create common sense restrictions of Governors during a state of emergency.
Constitutional Reform
August 18, 2022
Research & Commentary: Virginia Senate Bill Would Limit the Duration of Executive Orders
In this Research & Commentary, Samantha Fillmore examines a Senate Bill in Virginia that would limit the duration of executive orders during a state of emergency.
Constitutional Reform
August 12, 2022
Research & Commentary: Washington Legislature Attempts to Reassert Itself Into State of Emergency Protocols
In this Research & Commentary, Samantha Fillmore examines a House Bill in Washington that Would Address State of Emergency Protocols
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Constitutional Reform
August 4, 2022
Research & Commentary: Pennsylvania Special Session Senate Considering Creating Limitations on Declaration of Disaster Emergencies
In this Research & Commentary, Samantha Fillmore examines a Senate Bill in Pennsylvania that would create limitations on declaration of disaster emergencies.
Constitutional Reform
August 2, 2022
Research & Commentary: West Virginia Considering Amending the Authority of the Governor During a State of Emergency While in Special Session
In this Research & Commentary, Samantha Fillmore examines a House Bill in West Virginia that deals with declared states of emergency.
Constitutional Reform
June 28, 2022
Testimony Before the California Senate Committee on Governmental Organization Regarding Assembly Bill 1687
Samantha Fillmore testifies before the California Senate Committee on Governmental Organization regarding gubernatorial powers during a state of emergency

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Constitutional Reform
May 20, 2021
By Samantha Fillmore
In this Research & Commentary, Samantha Fillmore examines a Senate Bill in Pennsylvania that would allow citizens a private cause of action if they have been censored, or deplatformed from social media websites for political speech.
May 17, 2021
By Samantha Fillmore
In this Research & Commentary, Samantha Fillmore examines an Assembly Bill in New Jersey that would give citizens a private cause of action in court if they have been censored for political or religious speech.
May 14, 2021
By Samantha Fillmore
In this Research & Commentary, Samantha Fillmore examines a Senate Bill in Louisiana that would allow Louisiana constitutes a private cause of action if they have been censored by Big Tech for political speech.
May 12, 2021
By Samantha Fillmore
State Government Relations Manager Samantha Fillmore Testifies Before the Maine Joint Judiciary Committee on LD 1609 Regarding Big Tech Censorship
May 10, 2021
By Samantha Fillmore
In this Research & Commentary, Samantha Fillmore examines a House Bill in Maine that would allow citizens a private cause of action if their political speech has been unjustly censored on big tech platforms.
May 3, 2021
By Samantha Fillmore
State Government Relations Manager Samantha Fillmore Testifies Before the Louisiana House Commerce Committee on HB 602 Regarding Big Tech Censorship Based on Political Free Speech
April 21, 2021
By Samantha Fillmore
In this Research & Commentary, Samantha Fillmore examines a Senate Bill in Texas that would challenge big tech censorship using state governmental entities and their investments.
April 19, 2021
By Samantha Fillmore
State Government Relations Manager Samantha Fillmore Testifies Before the Florida Senate Appropriations Committee on Senate Bill 7072 Regarding Big Tech Censorship Based on Political or Religious Free Speech
April 8, 2021
By Samantha Fillmore
State Government Relations Manager Samantha Fillmore Testifies Before the Texas House Committee on State Affairs on HB 2587 Regarding Big Tech Censorship
April 7, 2021
By Samantha Fillmore
In this Research & Commentary, Samantha Fillmore examines a House Bill in Rhode Island that would challenge Big Tech Companies to protect the First Amendment.
April 6, 2021
By Samantha Fillmore
State Government Relations Manager Samantha Fillmore Testifies Before the Texas Senate Committee on State Affairs on Senate Bill 1158 Relating to Censorship on Social Media Platforms
April 5, 2021
By Samantha Fillmore
In this Research & Commentary, Samantha Fillmore examines a Senate Bill in New Hampshire that would challenge big tech censorship.
March 30, 2021
By Samantha Fillmore
In this Research & Commentary, Samantha Fillmore examines a Senate File in Wyoming that would challenge big tech censorship.
March 29, 2021
By Cameron Sholty
Government Relations Director Cameron Sholty's Testimony Before the Wyoming Joint Committee on Judiciary regarding big tech legislation.
March 16, 2021
By Cameron Sholty
Government Relations Director Cameron Sholty's Testimony Before the Idaho Senate State Affairs Committee on Governor's Emergency Powers
March 15, 2021
By Samantha Fillmore
State Government Relations Manager Samantha Fillmore Testifies Before the Georgia House Judiciary Committee on Senate Bill 200 Regarding the Emergency Powers of the Governor
March 14, 2021
By Samantha Fillmore
The Heartland Institute highlights GR's latest work.
March 9, 2021
By Samantha Fillmore
State Government Relations Manager Samantha Fillmore Testifies Before the Ohio State and Local Government Committee on Senate Bill 22.
March 8, 2021
By Samantha Fillmore
In this Research & Commentary, Samantha Fillmore examines a House File in the Hawkeye State that would address big tech censorship.
March 7, 2021
By Samantha Fillmore
The Heartland Institute highlights GR's latest work.
March 5, 2021
By Cameron Sholty
Government Relations Director Cameron Sholty's Testimony Before the Wyoming Senate Committee on Judiciary Regarding Big Tech Censorship.
March 1, 2021
By Samantha Fillmore
In this Research & Commentary, Samantha Fillmore examines a Senate Bill in Utah that would challenge big tech censorship.
February 25, 2021
By Samantha Fillmore
State Government Relations Manager Samantha Fillmore Testifies Before the Nebraska Judiciary Committee on LB 621 Regarding Big Tech Censorship
February 24, 2021
By Samantha Fillmore
In this Research & Commentary, Samantha Fillmore examines a Senate Bill in Oklahoma that would challenge Big Tech censorship.
February 22, 2021
By Samantha Fillmore
In this Research & Commentary, Samantha Fillmore examines a House Bill in South Dakota that would begin to tackle censorship of free speech by big tech.
February 22, 2021
By Samantha Fillmore
State Government Relations Manager Samantha Fillmore Testifies Before the South Dakota House Judiciary Committee on House Bill 1223
February 21, 2021
By Samantha Fillmore
The Heartland Institute highlights GR's latest work.
February 17, 2021
By Cameron Sholty
Testimony Before the Georgia House Judiciary Committee regarding legislative and executive authority in a state of emergency.
February 14, 2021
By Samantha Fillmore
The Heartland Institute highlights GR's latest work.
February 7, 2021
By Samantha Fillmore
The Heartland Institute highlights GR's latest work.
November 1, 2020
By Samantha Fillmore
The Heartland Institute highlights GR's latest work.
September 27, 2020
By Samantha Fillmore
The Heartland Institute promotes GR's latest webinar on why states do not need certificate of need laws as well as showcasing the work from the week.
September 14, 2020
By Samantha Fillmore
The Heartland Institute promotes their upcoming webinar with Uber representatives as well as their previous webinar on governor's executive powers.
January 22, 2020
By Joe Barnett
"This case asks whether the Federal Constitution allows the wholesale exclusion of religious schools from scholarship programs."
November 7, 2019
By Institute for Justice
Colorado Supreme Court Decision Upholding Use of Eminent Domain for the Benefit of a Private Party Violates the Fifth Amendment.
July 26, 2019
By Ashley Moody
Validity of the Initiative Petition Entitled "Prohibits possession of defined assault weapons."
July 5, 2019
By Heartland Staff
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.
March 25, 2019
By Heartland Staff
Resolution would join 14 other states to call for a Convention of the States to propose amendments imposing fiscal restraints on the federal government.
March 11, 2019
By Betsy DeVos
Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as Amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act: Providing Equitable Services to Eligible Private School Children, Teachers and Families – Updated Non-Regulatory Guidance (2019)
April 18, 2018
By Joseph Bast
The 10 principles provided here, with references for further research and documentation if desired, provide a framework for understanding and promoting sound policies regarding firearms in America.