In states and municipalities across the country, the high cost of traditional defined-benefit public pensions has become a hot-button issue as unfunded liabilities have raced out of control.
Myth 1: A tax on Internet sales just enables states to collect taxes they are already legally entitled to collect.
New Jersey is one of several states—including Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Nevada, South Dakota, and Virginia—that recently considered tightening qualifications for teacher tenure or replacing it with
The North Carolina House is considering a bill that would reassess how state agencies extrapolate data on future rates of sea-level rise affecting coastal communities.
Heartland Institute Comments to EPA (MACT): Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions for New Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units
The Heartland Institute submits the following comments in response to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) Proposed Rule titled Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emis
Mining is the process of extracting raw minerals from the earth to be converted into valuable materials used by society.
In May 2012, U.S.
Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney announced his education policy platform in May.
Despite there being no known natural gas resources in Vermont, Gov. Peter Shumlin recently signed into law the nation’s first state ban on hydraulic fracturing (fracking).
A proposal from the Obama administration that has generated significant opposition from the financial sector is the enterprise value tax.