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Energy
December 10, 2018
Research & Commentary: Virginia Bill to Ban Fossil Fuel Development, Establish Renewable Energy Mandate Is Economically Harmful and Unnecessary
Bill Includes Fracking Ban By 2020, Mandates 100 Percent Renewable Energy Generation By 2036
Health Care
December 7, 2018
The Leaflet: Choice and Competition will Cure America’s Health Care Crisis
This week, the Trump administration released a new report about the role rules and regulations have played in rising health care costs and limiting health care choices.
Energy
December 7, 2018
Research & Commentary: U.S. Air Quality Has Dramatically Improved as Fossil Fuel Use Has Substantially Increased
Since 1970 Airborne Pollutants Have Declined 73 Percent While GDP Has Increased 262 Percent
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Health Care
December 7, 2018
Kaiser Health Tracking Poll – July 2018: Changes to the Affordable Care Act; Health Care in the 2018 Midterms and the Supreme Court
Kaiser Health Tracking Poll on Health Trends in 2018 and beyond
Energy
December 6, 2018
Research & Commentary: Almost One-Third of U.S. Households Experienced Energy Insecurity, Highlighting Need for Affordable and Abundant Fossil Fuels
Nearly One-Third Of U.S. Households Face Challenges Paying Energy Bills Or Sustaining Adequate Heating And Cooling Of Their Homes
Health Care
December 5, 2018
Certificate-Of-Need Laws: How CON Laws Affect Spending, Access, and Quality across the States
Decades of research by health economists, regulatory economists, and antitrust lawyers shows CON laws fail to achieve their expressed goals, limit supply, and undermine competition.

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December 10, 2018
By Tim Benson
Bill Includes Fracking Ban By 2020, Mandates 100 Percent Renewable Energy Generation By 2036
December 7, 2018
By Arianna Wilkerson
This week, the Trump administration released a new report about the role rules and regulations have played in rising health care costs and limiting health care choices.
December 7, 2018
By Tim Benson
Since 1970 Airborne Pollutants Have Declined 73 Percent While GDP Has Increased 262 Percent
December 6, 2018
By Tim Benson
Nearly One-Third Of U.S. Households Face Challenges Paying Energy Bills Or Sustaining Adequate Heating And Cooling Of Their Homes
December 5, 2018
Decades of research by health economists, regulatory economists, and antitrust lawyers shows CON laws fail to achieve their expressed goals, limit supply, and undermine competition.
November 30, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses Wisconsin's welfare reform efforts and why the legislature should consider legislation preserving the reforms and writing them into law.
November 30, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Alabama's gasoline tax, how revenue is running short, and the potential for future tax hikes.
November 30, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposal in New Jersey that would end the tip credit for tipped workers.
November 30, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses how Nebraska lawmakers should approach Medicaid expansion and the need for reforms like work requirements to be included in any expansion effort.
November 28, 2018
By Tim Benson
One In Four Michigan High School Students Report Being Bullied On School Grounds
November 27, 2018
By Kathleen Hartnett White
The U.S. Leads the World in Clean Air: The Case for Environmental Optimism
November 27, 2018
By Tim Benson
Residential Consumers Saved $4.5 Billion, Commercial And industrial Consumers Saved $6.4 Billion
November 16, 2018
By Arianna Wilkerson
Amazon decided to split its second headquarters between two coastal financial and political centers in the United States. Both cities offered the e-commerce giant lavish economic incentives that many liken to corporate welfare.
November 15, 2018
By Tim Benson
Regulations Limiting Quality Of Educational Options Available To Low-Income Families
November 15, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Medi-Cal's issues with eligibility and how Massachusetts' automation efforts could serve as a model for California to follow.
November 15, 2018
By Tim Benson
School Choice States See Positive Mental Health Outcomes And Decline In Adolescent Suicide Rates
November 15, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses how telemedicine can help provide health care to those without access and how the main barrier to telehealth expansion is government regulation.
November 14, 2018
By U.S. Department of Interior
The Trump administration's energy dominance agenda is increasing federal revenues from oil and gas development on public lands and offshore.
November 13, 2018
By Morris M. Kleiner, Evgeny S. Vorotnikov
State occupational licensing costs the U.S. economy nearly 2 million jobs annually, reports the Institute for Justice.
November 13, 2018
By Tim Benson
Residential Consumers Saved $1.6 Billion, Commercial And industrial Consumers Saved $1.8 Billion
November 13, 2018
Medicare Advantage Enrollment has grown since Obama implemented the ACA in 2010.
November 12, 2018
Mackinac Center's Study of Dental Therapy in Michigan
November 12, 2018
AEG Economic Study on the costs of dental-related visits to the emergency room in Michigan
November 12, 2018
AAMC Report on Physician Supply and Demand
November 12, 2018
United Health Group's study on addressing primary care doctor shortage
November 12, 2018
Health Policy Network Study on the the Potential Impact of Short-Term Limited-Duration Policies on Insurance Coverage, Premiums, and Federal Spending
November 12, 2018
PWC Study on the Faster Approval of Generic Drugs
November 12, 2018
PWC Study on Faster Approval of Generic Drugs
November 9, 2018
By Arianna Wilkerson
Congrats to all recently victorious elected officials! As the 2019 legislative session draws near, The Heartland Institute looks forward to working with all elected officials at the local, state, and national levels.
November 9, 2018
By Tim Benson
Six Different Economy-Wide Price Scenarios, From $36 To $144 Per Ton, Modeled
November 8, 2018
By Tim Benson
Residential Consumers Saved $7.2 Billion, Commercial And industrial Consumers Saved $52 billion
November 7, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new budget proposal in Washington State that would create a new capital gains tax.
November 7, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses how states are attempting to assist former offenders reentering society by reforming licensing barriers and ending blanket bans for some ex-offenders.
November 7, 2018
By Tim Benson
Survey Of 14,000 Parents Largest Of Private School Choice Participants Yet Produced
November 5, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses a new study that examines Massachusetts' Medicaid eligibility reforms and found they saved the state millions of taxpayer dollars.
November 5, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses the need for certificate of need repeal in Alaska.
November 2, 2018
By Charlie Katebi
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Charlie Katebi explains how Obamacare weakened protections for patients with preexisting conditions, and how states can strengthen coverage for these vulnerable people.