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Government Spending
May 17, 2019
The Leaflet: Tick Tock: The Government Debt Bomb Countdown Continues
New report reveals that major cities' finances are deeper in the red than previously thought. High spending and high taxes continue to drive businesses and residents out of these cities, and the debt time bomb ticks on.
May 10, 2019
The Leaflet: U.S. Congressman Introduces Heartland’s Child Safety Accounts for DC Students
Heartland's Child Safety Accounts proposal may soon become law in the nation's capitol. Tragic shootings and chronic bullying at schools necessitate school choice.
May 3, 2019
The Leaflet: Florida and Tennessee Are Blazing the School Choice Trail
Two school choice bills are soon to become law in Florida and Tennessee.
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Health Care
April 26, 2019
The Leaflet: States Do Not Need Certificate of Need Laws
States are moving to repeal their certificate of need laws, which make it difficult for providers to offer new or additional medical services or facilities. CON laws increase health care costs and reduce quality.
April 12, 2019
The Leaflet: New Executive Orders Fast-track Oil and Gas Pipelines
President Donald Trump signed two executive orders that will fast-track new oil and gas pipelines. This positive development will boost the nation's energy independence, national security, and economy.
Health Care
April 5, 2019
The Leaflet: Will Federal Ruling Halt Medicaid Reform?
Utah's Medicaid work requirement waiver has been approved by CMS. Childless, able-bodied adults in the state must now meet certain conditions to obtain state health coverage through Medicaid.

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The Leaflet
March 1, 2019
By Arianna Wilkerson
Heartland Institute has released a new policy brief that makes the case for expanding dental access through dental therapy, which is legal only in a handful of states.
February 22, 2019
By Arianna Wilkerson
Heartland will be at CPAC 2019! Come visit our booth and hear us speak on the main stage and in the breakout sessions.
February 15, 2019
By Arianna Wilkerson
Carbon dioxide taxes and renewable energy mandates result in higher electricity bills for ratepayers. Lawmakers should reject taxes and mandates to boost renewables and suppress fossil fuels.
February 8, 2019
By Arianna Wilkerson
States with tax-and-spend policies continually fall at the bottom of economic outlook and performance rankings.
February 1, 2019
By Arianna Wilkerson
Cities all across the country are sinking into a financial morass. Only 12 of the nation's 75 most populous cities had budget surpluses in fiscal year 2017 and collectively are in the hole $330 billion.
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 18, 2019
By Arianna Wilkerson
Work requirements in Arkansas' food stamp program have led to increased incomes and taxpayer savings.
January 11, 2019
By Arianna Wilkerson
The Florida Supreme Court upheld the state's tax-credit scholarship and voucher programs.
December 31, 2018
By Lindsey Stroud
New Year's Greetings from The Heartland Institute
December 21, 2018
By Arianna Wilkerson
Onerous occupational licensing laws could cost the U.S. economy as much as $197.3 billion in misallocated resources and 1.9 million lost jobs each year.