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Reforming the Food Stamp Program

Robert Rector and Katherine Bradley
July 25, 2012

The food stamp program is due for reauthorization as part of a new farm bill.

A Carbon Tax Would Harm U.S. Competitiveness and Low-Income Americans Without Helping the Environment

Derrick Morgan
August 21, 2012

Abstract: Supporters of a new carbon tax are using arguments aimed at conservatives (it can be revenue neutral) and liberals (it can help the environment) alike.

The Assault on Coal and American Consumers

Nicolas D. Loris
July 23, 2012
This Heritage Foundation "Backgrounder" asserts that for decades, coal has literally been the rock that has powered America with cheap, reliable energy.

How the Death Tax Kills Small Businesses, Communities—and Civil Society

Patrick Fagan
July 26, 2010

The death tax: What does it kill? Who does it affect?

The Economic Case Against the Death Tax

Curtis Dubay
July 20, 2010

2010 is the only year since 1916 in which heirs to an estate will not have to pay the dreaded death tax. Victory for small businesses?

A Better Way to Pay: Five Rules for Reforming Teacher Compensation

Jason Richwine
April 24, 2012

To recruit and retain the best teachers possible, policymakers should avoid across-the-board pay increases, and focus instead on performance pay by easing restrictions against entering the professi

Head Start Earns an F: No Lasting Impact for Children by First Grade

Dan Lips, David Mulhausen
January 21, 2010

The benefits of participating in Head Start almost completely disappear by first grade, concludes the only study of the program using a rigorous design, note David Mulhausen and Dan Lips of The Her

Academic Success Begins at Home: How Children Can Succeed in School

Christine Kim
September 22, 2008

Stable families are essential to students’ academic success, especially in a child’s early years, concludes Christine Kim in a report for The Heritage Foundation.

Academic Success Begins at Home: How Children Can Succeed in School

Christine Kim
September 22, 2008

Stable families are essential to students’ academic success, especially in a child’s early years, concludes Christine Kim in a report for The Heritage Foundation.

Volcker Rule May Make the Banking and Financial System Riskier

David C. John
April 26, 2012

By now, it should be clear even to casual observers that the Volcker Rule, which was intended to limit the “risky” activities of banks by banning them from certain types of transactions, will be ne

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