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Criminal Justice
August 17, 2018
Research & Commentary: North Dakota Needs Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines North Dakota's egregious civil asset forfeiture laws and the need for reform.
Health Care
August 16, 2018
Comment in Response to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Call for Comments on Re-approval for Kentucky’s Medicaid Waiver
In this comment to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Matthew Glans and Charlie Katebi write in support of re-authorizing Kentucky's Medicaid work requirement waiver.
Education
August 16, 2018
Research & Commentary: Private School Students Face Fewer Dangers than Public School Pupils
Fights, Weapons Possessions, Racial Tensions Among Host Of Problems Reported Less Often In Private Schools
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Health Care
August 13, 2018
Research & Commentary: State and Home Care Workers Lose When SEIU Skims Medicaid Funds
In this Research & Commentary, Lindsey Stroud and Matthew Glans provide insight on how unions are collecting dues from in-home care workers and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services proposed rule change to protect Medicaid provider payments.
Regulation
August 9, 2018
Comment in Support of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Reassignment of Medicaid Provider Claims
In this comment to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Matthew Glans writes in support of a proposed rule that would end the ability of states to skim Medicaid dollars from
Health Care
August 7, 2018
Medicare for all would be a fiscal nightmare
Single-payer supporters are right to want a better health-care system for the United States. However, they should realize that forcing everyone to enroll in Medicare would only make health care even more expensive and unaffordable.

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August 17, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines North Dakota's egregious civil asset forfeiture laws and the need for reform.
August 16, 2018
By Matthew Glans, Charles Katebi
In this comment to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Matthew Glans and Charlie Katebi write in support of re-authorizing Kentucky's Medicaid work requirement waiver.
August 16, 2018
By Tim Benson
Fights, Weapons Possessions, Racial Tensions Among Host Of Problems Reported Less Often In Private Schools
August 13, 2018
By Lindsey Stroud, Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Lindsey Stroud and Matthew Glans provide insight on how unions are collecting dues from in-home care workers and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services proposed rule change to protect Medicaid provider payments.
August 9, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this comment to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Matthew Glans writes in support of a proposed rule that would end the ability of states to skim Medicaid dollars from
August 7, 2018
By Charles Katebi
Single-payer supporters are right to want a better health-care system for the United States. However, they should realize that forcing everyone to enroll in Medicare would only make health care even more expensive and unaffordable.
August 3, 2018
By Tim Benson
Delaware Public Schools Failing To Educate Half Of Students To Grad-Level Proficiency In Math, ELA
August 3, 2018
By Charles Katebi
Despite Medicaid’s best intentions, the program imposes significant barriers on low-income families seeking employment and high-quality health insurance. Thankfully, states finally have the opportunity to implement commonsense work requirements.
August 2, 2018
By Arianna Wilkerson
Heartland's America First Energy Conference 2018 in New Orleans is coming up on August seventh! The conference will feature five keynote addresses, as well as ten panels featuring high-profile speakers.
July 30, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines several proposals in New York that would undermine state workers’ rights and benefit public unions.
July 27, 2018
By Tim Benson
Bill Allows Interdistrict Transfer For Bullied Public School Students
July 27, 2018
By Arianna Wilkerson
This week's Leaflet discusses the controversial practice of union dues-skimming, and the proposed action by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services that may soon end the practice.
July 25, 2018
By Tim Benson
Half Of Parents Making Under $50,000 A Year Fear For Their Child's Safety While In School
July 25, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines the new stadium proposal being considered in Tampa and how taxpayers may be on the hook for a multimillion dollar bill.
July 25, 2018
By Lindsey Stroud
In this Research & Commentary, Lindsey Stroud argues against a ballot initiative in South Dakota to increase cigarette and tobacco taxes.
July 20, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new proposal in Ohio that would rein in licensing boards’ power by establishing legislative oversight and requiring the boards to prove they are truly needed to ensure public safety.
July 20, 2018
By Pennsylvania Department of Health
Hospitalizations Due to Asthma in Pennsylvania's Six Most Hydraulically-Fracked Counties, 2004-2014
Tags
July 20, 2018
By Pennsylvania Department of Health
Pennsylvania Birth Defect Rate, 2004-2014
July 19, 2018
By Hon. John F. Keenan, United States District Judge
JOHN F. KEENAN, United States District Judge dismissed New York City's lawsuit against oil companies for the damages it claimed the city would suffer due to climate change.
July 19, 2018
By Arianna Wilkerson
This week's Leaflet examines existing welfare work requirement laws and their effects thus far.
July 19, 2018
By Office of Inspector General
The Inspector General (IG) determined EPA had the authority to issue an emergency order to protect the residents of Flint, Michigan from contaminated drinking water seven months before it acted, compounding the problem.
July 18, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines North Carolina's efforts to strengthen its' constitutional caps on state spending.
July 18, 2018
By Charles Katebi
As Medicaid’s booming costs crowd out medical care for the truly needy, it is critical that states and the Trump administration push back against the DC District Court's ruling and other misguided attempts to block work requirements.
July 17, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Texas' proposed high-speed rail plan and how similar efforts have faced substantial delays and cost overruns.
July 16, 2018
By Lindsey Stroud
In this comment to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Lindsey Stroud considers the negative consequences of lowered nicotine levels in combustible cigarettes.
July 12, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines several tax reform proposals from the Arkansas Tax Reform and Relief Task Force.
July 12, 2018
By Charles Katebi
Over the last several years, states that expanded Medicaid to able-bodied adults have seen costs skyrocket and patients lose access to critical medical care.
July 12, 2018
By Tim Benson
Over 6,000 Reported Bullying Incidents Across State During Past School Year
July 11, 2018
By Arianna Wilkerson
This week's Leaflet examines the implications of the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling in South Dakota v. Wayfair.
July 6, 2018
By Arianna Wilkerson
Washington D.C. judge struck down the Kentucky HEALTH Medicaid reform package. If passed, the package would have paved a pathway for self-sufficiency among recipients and saved the state $331 million.
July 5, 2018
By Tim Benson
Costs Would Be Sizeable, Environmental Benefits Modest Or Negative
July 5, 2018
By Tim Benson
One Report Of Sexual Abuse Per Week In Chicago Public Schools During Last Decade
July 5, 2018
By Willie Soon
An interview between Dr. Willie Soon and Gregoire Canlorbe, Vice President of The French Parti National-Liberal
July 3, 2018
By Lindsey Stroud
In this Research & Commentary, Lindsey Stroud argues against a ballot initiative in Montana to increase the tax on all tobacco products.
July 2, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses how Arizona's tax system is effected by the recent federal tax reforms and how taxpayers could see a tax increase without action on how the state conforms with the federal tax code.
July 1, 2018
By Maxford Nelsen
In this paper, Maxford Nelsen examines how several states have skimmed dues from Medicaid home care providers, sending these funds to public unions.
June 29, 2018
By Tim Benson
Causal Evidence Shows Private School Choice Has Positive Effects On Student Achievement And Standardized Test Scores, Helps Lower Proclivity For Criminal Behavior
June 29, 2018
By Tim Benson, Lennie Jarratt
Public Comment to the Michigan Department of Education on the Revised Michigan Social Studies Standards
June 29, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new proposal in Pennsylvania that would improve transparency in the state's budget and spending process.
June 27, 2018
By Arianna Wilkerson
California Judge dismisses two lawsuits by cities of San Francisco and Oakland against world's largest oil companies.