First established as part of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, the Federal Universal Service Fund was designed to provide telephone service to underserved areas of the country.
The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has told the states there will be no flexibility in implementing Medicaid expansion: either expand fully or don’t expand at all.
Increasing computerization of financial trading has had a profound effect on financial markets by introducing a new element: high frequency trading (HFT).
The Internet Tax Freedom Act of 1998 was designed to promote the growth of the Internet by placing a moratorium on state and local taxation of Internet access and the creation of discriminatory tax
Oklahoma legislators will soon consider an education reform that has garnered significant national attention: the Parent Trigger.
Draft legislation in Michigan would restructure the school finance system so state funds predominantly follow children, allowing them to attend any public school in the state that will have them.
This essay is the first of a series of Heartland Policy Briefs that addresses entitlement reform. In this document he writes that,
Cyber-terrorism, hackers, identity theft, and viruses threaten to disrupt digital networks.
UPDATE: On March 13, 2013, The Heartland Institute was among 16 conservative think tanks and advocacy groups that signed a letter urging a sense of the Congress resolut