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Government Spending
April 2, 2020
Policy Brief: How to Solve America's Debt Crisis in the Wake of the Coronavirus Pandemic
Just as the government adjusted to a post-World War II economy, the government must design a phase two fiscal plan for a post-coronavirus pandemic economy.
Government Spending
March 27, 2020
CARES Act – Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (H.R.748)
Text of the CARES Act passed by the House (after Senate passage) and signed into law by President Trump.
Government Spending
March 25, 2020
Summary of Supplemental Appropriations in the CARES Act
"$340 Billion Surge in Emergency Funding to Combat Coronavirus Outbreak"
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Government Spending
February 28, 2020
Urban Institute Report: Spatial Mismatch and Federally Supported Rental Housing
Low-income Americans using federal housing assistance don't live where there are jobs for them.
Government Spending
February 26, 2020
Policy Tip Sheet: New Compact Could End Use of Taxpayer Dollars for Sports Stadiums
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans discusses stadium subsidies and why they represent a poor use of taxpayer dollars.
Government Spending
February 14, 2020
Research & Commentary: Florida Considers Limiting Taxpayer Funding for Sports Palaces
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new bill in Florida that attempts to decrease the use of taxpayer dollars for stadiums.

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Government Spending
December 10, 2019
By WestEd
This action plan provides recommendations for actions that will advance the state’s efforts to achieve compliance with the Leandro decision.
December 3, 2019
By Michael Brickman
Presentation at Session #32 of FSA Training Conference for Financial Aid Professionals, Reno NV, U.S. Department of Education, December 2019.
November 14, 2019
By Craig Benson and Alemayehu Bishaw
U.S. Census Bureau Brief Using Data from the 2017 and 2018 American Community Survey
November 6, 2019
Tennessee is proposing to convert the federal share of its Medicaid funding into a block grant. This is the draft proposal, "Amendment 42" of the TennCare II Demonstration
October 29, 2019
By Internal Revenue Service
Notice of proposed rule-making and public hearing (postponed to Feb. 14, 2019)
September 16, 2019
By Council of Economic Advisers
Over half a million people go homeless on a single night in the United States.
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 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 1, 2019
By Carl A. Miller
Request for Court-Ordered Spending by the State of Illinois
June 26, 2019
The study debunks the idea that employer insurance plans are subsidizing the uninsured through cost shifting.