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Soaring National Debt Remains a Grave Threat

Alison Acosta Fraser, J.D. Foster
June 18, 2013
Federal government debt has nearly doubled since President Barack Obama took office and is projected to increase 5

The Shaheen–Portman Energy Efficiency Bill: A Costly, Inefficient Use of Taxpayer Money

Nicolas Loris
June 7, 2013
Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D–NH) and Rob Portman (R–OH) recently introdu

The Ethanol Mandate: Don’t Mend It, End It

Nicolas Loris
June 12, 2013
Praised as a policy that would reduce dependence on oil and reduce gre

Government Cyber Failures Reveal Weaknesses of Regulatory Approach to Cybersecurity

Paul Rosenzweig, David Inserra
June 13, 2013
Last year, the Senate twice voted down the Cybersecurity Act of 2012 because of concerns that a regulatory approac

Pediatric Research Bill: Obamacare’s Road to Rationing?

Chris Jacobs
June 13, 2013
In this document published at Heritage, Chris Jacobs considers pending legislation before Congress.

If Obamacare Collapses: How States Can Protect Their Citizens

Nina Owcharenko
June 10, 2013
As the case against Obamacare continues to mount, states should be ready to act.

Heritage Employment Report: Economy Runs in Place in May

James Sherk
June 7, 2013
The May employment report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows an economy running in place.

How to Spot Judicial Activism: Three Recent Examples

Elizabeth Slattery
June 13, 2013
The courts have gradually abandoned their proper role of policing the structural limits on government and neutrall

Carbon Tax Would Raise Unemployment, Not Swap Revenue

David Kreutzer & Nicolas Loris
January 8, 2013

Those interested in raising revenue and combatting global warming miss 3 crucial points in instituting a carbon tax.  


Using Bankruptcy and Capital Standards to Address Financial Institutions That Are "Too Big to Fail"

David C. John
November 24, 2009

The Obama Administration's proposal for financial regulatory reform is unrealistic and would give government regulators almost unlimited powers to take over or micromanage financial institutions.

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