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Health Care
September 21, 2017
Research & Commentary: Connecticut’s Health Care Market Lags Under CON Laws
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new paper that studies the effects of CON laws on Connecticut's health care industry and how the market might develop without CON laws.
Health Care
September 21, 2017
Research & Commentary: Political Donations May Allow Health Care Providers to Game Certificate of Need Laws
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new study that examines how health care providers can influence the CON process through targeted donations to the elected officials responsible for assembling the CON boards making the decisions.
Taxes
September 21, 2017
Research & Commentary: Florida Considers Supermajority Requirement for Tax Changes
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposal in Florida to require a supermajority vote in the state legislature to approve tax increases.
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Health Care
September 20, 2017
Don't Wait for Congress to Fix Health Care
States can implement real health care solutions today.
Education
September 20, 2017
Research & Commentary: Strike Vouchers Would Help Keep Vermont Children in Classrooms During Teacher Walkouts
Strike Vouchers Make Sure As Many Children As Possible Are Freed From Outside Forces Controlling Their Education
Climate Change
September 18, 2017
Data versus Hype: How Ten Cities Show Sea Level Rise Is a False Crisis
Fear of rising sea levels is not a justification for reducing carbon dioxide emissions or adopting policies that would have that effect.

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September 21, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new paper that studies the effects of CON laws on Connecticut's health care industry and how the market might develop without CON laws.
September 21, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new study that examines how health care providers can influence the CON process through targeted donations to the elected officials responsible for assembling the CON boards making the decisions.
September 21, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposal in Florida to require a supermajority vote in the state legislature to approve tax increases.
September 20, 2017
By Matthew Glans
States can implement real health care solutions today.
September 20, 2017
By Tim Benson, Lennie Jarratt
Strike Vouchers Make Sure As Many Children As Possible Are Freed From Outside Forces Controlling Their Education
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September 18, 2017
By Dennis E. Hedke
Fear of rising sea levels is not a justification for reducing carbon dioxide emissions or adopting policies that would have that effect.
September 15, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposal that would improve access to dental care for all Bay Staters by allowing dental therapists and hygienists to provide needed care.
September 15, 2017
By Tim Benson
Precedent, Advisory Opinions Leave "No Doubt" Of ESA Constitutionality
September 14, 2017
By Tim Benson
Approximately 10,000 Open Seats Available In Mississippi Private Schools
September 14, 2017
Later school start times are associated with great economic benefits, the study shows.
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September 13, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines direct primary care and a revived plan in Florida that would clarify that direct primary care agreements do not constitute insurance, avoiding all the pitfalls associated with insurance.
September 13, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Oklahoma's 1332 Affordable Care Act waiver which is now being considered, and the state's plans for reforming its health care system through future 1332 waivers.
September 11, 2017
By S. Fred Singer
Temperature data in dispute can reverse conclusions about human influence on climate.
September 7, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Kansas' recent welfare reforms and their success in leading recipients out of poverty.
September 6, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a 1332 Affordable Care Act waiver from the State of Iowa that asks HHS to allow the state to use estimated federal spending from ACA tax credits on new state tax-credit and reinsurance programs.
September 6, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a 1115 Medicaid waiver request by the State of Maine which includes a request for permission to create new premiums and enforce work requirements.
September 6, 2017
By Richard D. Komer & Timothy Keller
Legal Review By The Institute For Justice Shows ESAs Are Constitutional In New Hampshire
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September 5, 2017
By Tim Benson
Fewer Than Half of Closure Students End Up In Higher-Performing Schools
September 4, 2017
The purpose of online education is to educate alternative students for the lowest cost.
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September 4, 2017
Researcher questions motives of private firms providing services to digitize learning.
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September 1, 2017
By Gregory Conley
Comment by The American Vaping Association on IQOS Modified Risk Tobacco Product Application
August 29, 2017
By Secretary of State Rex Tillerson
Letter explains why the Secretary of State is dismissing almost half of the 70 special envoys employed by the State Department
August 28, 2017
By Apple Tree Dental
This case study shows the role that an advanced dental therapist played in stabilizing the oral health of long-term care residents.
August 28, 2017
By Tim Benson
CES Could Produce $1 Trillion In Total Costs By 2050
August 25, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines pension reform in Kentucky and how the state can build on previous reforms.
August 24, 2017
By Center for Research on Education Outcomes
Less Than Half of Closure Students End Up In Higher-Performing Schools
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August 24, 2017
By Staff Environmental Protection Agency
Current standards for sulfur dioxide are protective of human health with an adequate margin of safety.
August 23, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines state pension reform and the effects of changing cost of living adjustments.
August 23, 2017
By Carrie Wade, PhD, MPH and Edward Anslem, MD
R Street Institute's comment to FDA on PMI's Modified Risk Tobacco Application for its iQOS tobacco product.
August 23, 2017
By Tim Benson
MPCP Is One Of School Choice Movement's Great Success Stories
August 22, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines the potential return of grocery taxes in South Carolina and the problems the tax would create.
August 22, 2017
By Jonathan A. Lesser
"80 By 50" Mandate Is Unrealistic, Unobtainable, And Unaffordable
August 21, 2017
By Lindsey Stroud
Comment by The Heartland Institute on IQOS Modified Risk Tobacco Product Application
August 21, 2017
By Tim Benson
ESAs Give All Families A Greater Opportunity To Meet Their Child’s Unique Education Needs
August 21, 2017
A coalition of citizen watchdogs presented Florida legislators with a “Florida Curriculum Assessment” during the 2016 and 2017 legislative sessions.
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August 18, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a tobacco tax hike being considered in South Dakota.
August 17, 2017
By Tim Benson, Matthew Glans
No Bill Better Suited For Cutting Back On The Scope And Power Of Government
August 16, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new paper that studies the effect of dental therapists being allowed to provide services on dental utilization rates.
August 16, 2017
By Myron Ebell
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) is the least transparent federal agency. It’s time to abolish, pare back or transfer many of EPA’s functions to other agencies.
August 16, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed millionaire tax in Seattle and how similar taxes have failed to shore up budgets and increase revenue.