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Education
August 16, 2019
Research & Commentary: New Report Details Benefits of Arizona’s Empowerment Scholarship Accounts Program
ESA Program Saves Taxpayer Dollars, Increases Public-School Spending By $600 Per Participating Child
Entitlements
August 6, 2019
Research & Commentary: Partial Medicaid Expansion Is No Longer an Option
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses Medicaid expansion and how states can respond to the recent rejection of Utah's funding increase request for its' partial Medicaid expansion.
Entitlements
August 2, 2019
Research & Commentary: Shutting SNAP Loopholes Protects Aid for Truly in Need
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed rule from the USDA that would close the categorical eligibility loophole that allows states to make applicants in certain programs automatically eligible to participate in SNAP.
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Education
August 2, 2019
The Leaflet: Several New Studies Show Successes of Milwaukee’s School Voucher Program
Several New Studies Show Successes of Milwaukee’s School Voucher Program
Health Care
August 2, 2019
Policy Brief: Estimating the Income Tax Hikes Required to Pay for Bernie Sanders' Medicare-for-All Plan
Although the total costs of Medicare for All have been analyzed in detail in multiple studies, few have considered how these costs would affect U.S. taxpayers in specific income brackets.
Regulation
August 1, 2019
Research & Commentary: State Medicaid Costs Associated with Opioid Use Disorder Tripled From 1999 to 2013
Recent study by Penn State researchers examined costs to states' Medicaid programs in treating the opioid epidemic, finding these costs exceeded more than $3 billion in 2013.

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August 16, 2019
By Tim Benson
ESA Program Saves Taxpayer Dollars, Increases Public-School Spending By $600 Per Participating Child
August 6, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses Medicaid expansion and how states can respond to the recent rejection of Utah's funding increase request for its' partial Medicaid expansion.
August 2, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed rule from the USDA that would close the categorical eligibility loophole that allows states to make applicants in certain programs automatically eligible to participate in SNAP.
August 2, 2019
By Tim Benson
Several New Studies Show Successes of Milwaukee’s School Voucher Program
August 2, 2019
By Justin Haskins
Although the total costs of Medicare for All have been analyzed in detail in multiple studies, few have considered how these costs would affect U.S. taxpayers in specific income brackets.
August 1, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Recent study by Penn State researchers examined costs to states' Medicaid programs in treating the opioid epidemic, finding these costs exceeded more than $3 billion in 2013.
August 1, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans discusses how states can reform their health insurance regulations to encourage the growth of direct primary care services for patients.
July 31, 2019
By Tim Benson
74 Percent Favor ESA Program, 64 Percent Favor Tax-Credit Scholarships
July 30, 2019
By Daniel Turner and Kent Lassman
Examining the costs of the Green New Deal to typical households in five states this study finds the costs could be higher than the average household income.
July 29, 2019
By Tim Benson
Program Participants More Likely To Attend, Graduate From Four-Year Colleges Than Public School Peers
July 26, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
"Tobacco Harm Reduction 101: A Guidebook for Policymakers" provides information to help lawmakers understand the tremendous health (and economic) advantages e-cigarettes provide.
July 23, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
This policy booklet aims to inform key stakeholders, including policymakers, about THR products, specifically e-cigarettes and vaping devices, while debunking many of the myths associated with e-cigarettes.
July 22, 2019
By Aaron Hirch
Homeschooling was once perceived as an educational alternative practiced largely by conservative white families for religious reasons, but today it is more racially and religiously diverse than ever.
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July 22, 2019
By Mike Turzai
Pennsylvania Tax Credit Scholarship Programs Expanded, Providing Opportunities for More Students
July 19, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans discusses telehealth reform and how these services can improve the cost and availability of care.
July 19, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans examines how overly stringent licensing rules have contributed to the growing doctor shortage and how states can reform these rules.
July 18, 2019
By Tim Benson
Results Show Badger State's School Choice Programs Should Be Open To All
July 17, 2019
By Tim Benson
$755 Tax Increase For Each Bay State Household In First Year Alone
July 17, 2019
By Martin Livermore
Substituting biomass for fuel production for fossil fuels harms species and ecosystems, hurts food supplies, and doesn't prevent climate change.
July 15, 2019
By Joseph Muth
Letter suggests "the result may be your child being removed from your home and placed in foster care."
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 10, 2019
By Taxpayer Advocate Service
An Illustration of the Modern U.S. Tax System
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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.
July 1, 2019
This study measures physician interest in emerging employment areas
July 1, 2019
By Joanne M. Chiedi, Acting Inspector General
This report by the Office of Inspector General, U.S. Health and Human Services, finds deficiencies that harm Medicare beneficiaries.
July 1, 2019
By Nick Loris
Energy trade between the U.S. and Mexico has increased in recent years benefiting both countries but threats by newly elected Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to renegotiate contracts could reverse that.
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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.