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Government & Politics
February 19, 2019
Coalition Letter in Support of the Confirmation of Andrew Wheeler as Administrator of the EPA
"Wheeler is supremely qualified to continue the outstanding record of accomplishment at the EPA under President Trump."
Alcohol & Tobacco
February 19, 2019
Research & Commentary: Utah’s Proposed E-Cigarette Tax Will Snuff Out Harm Reduction
Less than 10 percent of revenue generated by tax will go toward tobacco prevention and education.
Alcohol & Tobacco
February 15, 2019
Research & Commentary: Regressive Tax in New Mexico Will Punish Low Income Tobacco Users and Threatens Harm Reduction
Proposed increase in the excise tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products is regressive, fosters black markets and negatively impacts the public health gains tobacco harm reduction products provide.
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Energy
February 15, 2019
Research & Commentary: Renewables Portfolio Standard Expansion Would Disproportionally Harm Low-Income New Mexicans
State Utilities Would Be Forced To Generate 80 Percent Of Electricity From Renewable Sources By 2045
Taxes
February 15, 2019
Research & Commentary: Keep the Income Tax out of Wyoming
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines two new proposals in Wyoming that would create new income taxes in the state for the first time.
Education
February 14, 2019
Research & Commentary: Efforts to Repeal Education Tax Credit Program Punish Low-Income New Hampshire Children
Program Is Open To 34 Percent Of New Hampshire Students

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February 19, 2019
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
"Wheeler is supremely qualified to continue the outstanding record of accomplishment at the EPA under President Trump."
February 19, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Less than 10 percent of revenue generated by tax will go toward tobacco prevention and education.
February 15, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Proposed increase in the excise tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products is regressive, fosters black markets and negatively impacts the public health gains tobacco harm reduction products provide.
February 15, 2019
By Tim Benson
State Utilities Would Be Forced To Generate 80 Percent Of Electricity From Renewable Sources By 2045
February 15, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines two new proposals in Wyoming that would create new income taxes in the state for the first time.
February 14, 2019
By Tim Benson
Program Is Open To 34 Percent Of New Hampshire Students
February 14, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines several new proposals in Tennessee that would roll back or fully repeal the state's certificate of need laws.
February 13, 2019
By Tim Benson
Proposals Would Set Up A 100 Percent Renewable Energy Mandate & A $20 Per Ton Carbon-Dioxide Tax
February 11, 2019
By Tim Benson
Multiple Proposals Introduced Ranging From $6.25 Per Ton To $55 Per Ton
February 11, 2019
By Tim Benson
Tax Would Begin At $10 Per Ton, Increase by $1 Per Ton Each Year
February 11, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
New study finds electronic cigarettes and vaping devices to be "twice as effective as nicotine replacement at helping smokers quit."
February 8, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new bill in Maine that would for the second time in two years eliminate the tip credit for tipped workers.
February 8, 2019
By Tim Benson, Lennie Jarratt
Strike Vouchers Make Sure As Many Children As Possible Are Freed From Outside Forces Controlling Their Education
February 8, 2019
By Meir Pugatch, David Torstensson
A report on the strength of IP protections in 50 countries
February 8, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
West Virginia spent $0 from tobacco settlement payments and taxes in 2018 to fund cessation efforts, rather than restrict access to adults, lawmaker should reform how they currently spend tobacco revenues.
February 8, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Wisconsin's dental health care shortage and how mid level providers like dental therapists could help fill this gap.
February 8, 2019
By Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
This is the fact sheet and FAQ posted on the morning of February 7, 2019 (and then quickly taken down) from the official Congressional website of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her Green New Deal.
February 8, 2019
By Tim Benson
Tax-Credit Scholarship Programs Are The Most Popular Form Of Private School Choice In The Country
February 8, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines several criminal justice reforms in Mississippi that would help ex-offenders reenter society and the workforce.
February 7, 2019
By U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and U.S. Sen Edward Markey
Resolution introduced in the United States Congress by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) on February 7, 2019
February 7, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses the debate over tax conformity in Arizona and how the state can and should proceed with conforming state tax laws to the new federal tax changes.
February 6, 2019
By Tim Benson
Proposals Would Set Up A 100 Percent Renewable Energy Mandate & A $15 Per Ton Carbon-Dioxide Tax
February 5, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Testimony before the Illinois Senate Public Health Committee regarding a proposal to increase the age to purchase and possess tobacco and vaping products.
February 5, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
A 92 percent wholesale tax on electronic cigarettes and vaping devices will greatly hurt tobacco harm reduction efforts in Vermont.
February 5, 2019
By Tim Benson
Tax Would Start At $20 Per Ton In 2020, Rise To Over $53 Per Ton
February 5, 2019
By Tim Benson
Tax Would Begin At $5 Per Ton, Cap At $40 Per Ton
February 4, 2019
By Matthew Chingos, Tomas Monarrez, Daniel Kuehn
This study finds that students who enroll in private schools through the FTC program enroll and graduate from college at higher rates.
January 31, 2019
By Tim Benson
Mississippi Families Eager For Universal School Choice
January 30, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud, Lennie Jarratt
Testimony before the Colorado House Health & Insurance Committee regarding the issue of local governments regulating tobacco and nicotine products.
January 29, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new proposal in Alaska that would repeal the state's certificate of need laws.
January 29, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed bill in Indiana that would partially restore the states' certificate of need law, which would be a step in the wrong direction.
January 29, 2019
By Tim Benson
Universal ESA Program Would Bring West Virginia To The Forefront Of The Education Choice Movement
January 29, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Proposal in Arizona to regulate e-cigarettes and vaping devices as tobacco products is a disservice to public health, and lawmakers should regulate tobacco products based on their level of harm.
January 28, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines several proposals in North Dakota that would shift the state's tax system to a flat tax.
January 25, 2019
By Arianna Wilkerson
Millions of students, teachers, and parents across the country celebrated National School Choice Week, the world’s largest celebration of education freedom.
January 25, 2019
By The Heritage Foundation
25th edition of the Heritage Foundation's global analysis of economic freedom.
January 24, 2019
By Bette Grande
Bette Grande testified before a North Dakota committee on the issue of pension reform.
January 24, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposal in Texas that would end civil asset forfeiture in the state.
January 24, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Commentary on a proposal in Virginia to raise the age to possess and purchase tobacco and vapor products from 18 to 21 years of age.
January 24, 2019
By Tim Benson
There Is No Scientific Justification For Banning Hydraulic Fracturing In Florida