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.
Broadband consumers in Tennessee could soon see a significant hike in their monthly bills if legislation now before the state legislature passes.
Wind and solar energy are dilute, intermittent, and more costly than traditional hydrocarbon energy sources.
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.
In his State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama proposed raising the national minimum wage from $7.25 to $9 per hour.
Oklahoma’s workers’ compensation insurance system is currently the sixth most expensive in the nation and in dire need of reform.
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,