Heartland Institute

Research & Commentary: Sea-Level Rise in North Carolina

June 27, 2012

The North Carolina House is considering a bill that would reassess how state agencies extrapolate data on future rates of sea-level rise affecting coastal communities.

Heartland Institute Comments to EPA (MACT): Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions for New Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units

June 25, 2012

The Heartland Institute submits the following comments in response to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) Proposed Rule titled Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emis

Research & Commentary: Mining Regulation

June 20, 2012

Mining is the process of extracting raw minerals from the earth to be converted into valuable materials used by society.

Research & Commentary: Mitt Romney’s Education Platform

June 18, 2012

Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney announced his education policy platform in May.

Research & Commentary: Hydraulic Fracturing Bans

June 7, 2012

Despite there being no known natural gas resources in Vermont, Gov. Peter Shumlin recently signed into law the nation’s first state ban on hydraulic fracturing (fracking).

Research & Commentary: Enterprise Value Tax

June 7, 2012

A proposal from the Obama administration that has generated significant opposition from the financial sector is the enterprise value tax.

Research & Commentary: The Effects of Dividend Tax Changes

June 5, 2012

Several tax increases are set to go into effect at the end of 2012 unless Congress renews the “Bush Tax Cuts.” One of the most significant increases would be a tax hike on dividends of up to189 per

About the Center on Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate at The Heartland Institute

June 5, 2012

The Center on Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate is one of five centers at The Heartland Institute, each dedicated to discovering, developing, and promoting free-market solutions to social and eco

Research & Commentary: Designing Tax Credit Scholarships

June 5, 2012

The New York Times published an article in May purporting to indict tax credit scholarship programs with evidence some scholarship-granting nonprofits were poorly and unethically managed.

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