Heartland Institute

Research & Commentary: Lifting the Cap on Member Business Lending

February 25, 2013

Representatives Ed Royce (R-CA) and Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) have introduced the Credit Union Small Business Jobs Creation Act (HR 688), which would lift the member business lending cap on credit un

Research & Commentary: Illinois Minimum Wage Reform

February 25, 2013

In his 2013 State of the State speech, Illinois Gov.

Research & Commentary: State Motor Fuel Taxes

February 25, 2013

Several states across the country are considering increases in their motor fuel taxes to fund repairs and improvements to infrastructure.

The Leaflet - Questions To Ask Before Expanding Medicaid

February 15, 2013

Despite the Supreme Court’s ruling last year that states could not be forced to expand Medicaid under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, some states have decided “free” federal money i

The Leaflet - Heartland’s Valentine’s Day in Topeka

January 31, 2013

Next week experts from Heartland will spend Valentine’s Day in Topeka, Kansas testifying on a bill that would amend the state’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS).

The Leaflet - To Tax, or Not To Tax…The Internet

February 21, 2013

Over the past few years many states have passed so-called Amazon taxes that have produced very little revenue and in some cases have been overturned in court.

Research & Commentary: Kansas Medicaid Expansion

February 22, 2013

As states begin implementing the federal health care law, many, such as Kansas, are still debating whether to expand their Medicaid programs in order to receive a larger federal subsidy.

Research & Commentary: North Carolina Medicaid Expansion

February 20, 2013

As states implement the federal health care law, many are debating whether to expand their Medicaid programs in order to receive a larger federal subsidy. North Carolina Gov.

Research & Commentary: Pennsylvania Medicaid Expansion

February 19, 2013

As states implement the federal health care law, many are debating whether to expand their Medicaid programs in order to receive a larger federal subsidy. Gov.

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