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Employment
September 14, 2020
The Leaflet: Pandemic sucks enough. Don't needlessly kill more jobs!
The Heartland Institute promotes their upcoming webinar with Uber representatives as well as their previous webinar on governor's executive powers.
Energy
August 13, 2020
Research & Commentary: Transportation and Climate Initiative Would Be Bad for the Bay State
Gasoline Prices Could Rise By 26 Cents Per Gallon In 2022, Diesel Prices By 52 Cents Per Gallon
Employment
July 24, 2020
Research & Commentary: Delaying Minimum Wage Increase a Necessity for the Survival of California’s Businesses
Forced Wage Raise During Pandemic Could Leave Hundreds Of Thousands Out Of Work
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Environment
July 16, 2020
Congress Should Reject Efforts to Give Away Its Spending Power to Create a Massive USDA Slush Fund
Congress is considering using the coronavirus pandemic as a pretext to make permanent and sweeping changes to agricultural policy, inappropriately delegating congressional spending power to the Agriculture Secretary.
Alcohol & Tobacco
July 9, 2020
Research & Commentary: Georgia’s Vaping Tax Increase Is an Unreliable Source of Funding During Shaky Times
Senate Bill 375 will be crossing Gov. Brian Kemp's desk and would impose a 7 percent tax on vaping products. In the midst of the coronavirus-related recession this may inadvertently harm employment in the vaping industry in Georgia.
Taxes
June 15, 2020
Research & Commentary: Missouri Legislators Pushing Internet Sales Tax Would Weaken State’s Struggling Economy
Additional internet sales tax regulations will weaken Missouri's already struggling economy. Despite this, mayors are on calling Gov. Mike Parson to call a special session over this issue.

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Taxes
September 14, 2020
By Samantha Fillmore
The Heartland Institute promotes their upcoming webinar with Uber representatives as well as their previous webinar on governor's executive powers.
August 13, 2020
By Tim Benson
Gasoline Prices Could Rise By 26 Cents Per Gallon In 2022, Diesel Prices By 52 Cents Per Gallon
July 24, 2020
By Tim Benson
Forced Wage Raise During Pandemic Could Leave Hundreds Of Thousands Out Of Work
July 16, 2020
By Daren Bakst
Congress is considering using the coronavirus pandemic as a pretext to make permanent and sweeping changes to agricultural policy, inappropriately delegating congressional spending power to the Agriculture Secretary.
July 9, 2020
By Samantha Fillmore
Senate Bill 375 will be crossing Gov. Brian Kemp's desk and would impose a 7 percent tax on vaping products. In the midst of the coronavirus-related recession this may inadvertently harm employment in the vaping industry in Georgia.
June 15, 2020
By Samantha Fillmore
Additional internet sales tax regulations will weaken Missouri's already struggling economy. Despite this, mayors are on calling Gov. Mike Parson to call a special session over this issue.
May 13, 2020
By Darren Brady Nelson
Policymakers and analysts generally agree that much work and many reforms are needed to repair, improve, and enhance infrastructure in America. But how, exactly, should these goals be achieved?
April 2, 2020
By John Merrifield, Barry Poulson
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.
March 12, 2020
By Tim Benson
Cap-And-Trade Programs, Carbon-Dioxide Taxes Do Little To Reduce Emissions, Act As Regressive Tax
March 12, 2020
By Cameron Sholty, Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans and Cameron Sholty examine a nearly $500 million tax and fee increase on Bluegrass State drivers.