Heartland Institute

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,

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.

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