Heartland Institute

Research & Commentary: Kentucky Pension Reform

March 2, 2013

Kentucky’s government employee pension system is currently carrying a $33 billion unfunded liability and has less than half the money it needs to cover all its present and future obligations.

Research & Commentary: Pole Attachment Fees

March 12, 2013

Broadband consumers in Tennessee could soon see a significant hike in their monthly bills if legislation now before the state legislature passes.

Why Wind and Solar Energy Can’t Replace Traditional Power Systems

March 7, 2013

Wind and solar energy are dilute, intermittent, and more costly than traditional hydrocarbon energy sources.

Joseph Bast Eulogy for Maureen Martin, The Super Hero Who Wore Pink Flip-Flops

March 1, 2013

I am the president of The Heartland Institute. For the past ten years, Maureen Martin worked for me as a senior fellow and legal counsel.

The Leaflet - The Battle Over The Minimum Wage

February 28, 2013

In his State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama proposed raising the national minimum wage from $7.25 to $9 per hour.

Research & Commentary: Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation Reform

March 1, 2013

Oklahoma’s workers’ compensation insurance system is currently the sixth most expensive in the nation and in dire need of reform.

Speech by Joseph Bast: Education in the U.S. ... and How to Improve It

February 23, 2013

The speech in the attached PDF was delivered by Heartland Institute President Joseph Bast on February 23, 2013, at the Eighth Annual Wisconsin Conservative Conference, Bluemound Gardens, Wauwatosa,

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