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Ernest Istook: No Subsidies for Wind-Power

ECN PODCAST - Former Oklahoma 7-term Congressman Ernest Istook is leading the charge against a renewal of the wind-power production tax credit which under which the federal government pays wind power producers 2.3 cents per kilowatt hour. Even with this subsidy, wind power is more expensive than traditional fossil fuel power plants.

Isaac Orr: Frac Sand Conference

ECN PODCAST - Research Fellow Isaac Orr discusses the Minnesota Wisconsin Society for Mining's recent Frac Sand Conference in Eau Claire, WI with Director of Communications Jim Lakely.

Jonathan Williams: Why Americans Choose to Move Out of State

BTN PODCAST - Jonathan Williams, American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) Tax and Fiscal Policy Task Force Director, joins Budget and Tax News managing editor Jesse Hathaway to debunk some common myths regarding why Americans choose to pack up and move to other states.

Mike Nasi: EPA Clean air Regulations Impact on new and existing power plants

ECN PODCAST - Attorney Mike Nasi, Partner, with the Environmental and Legislative Affairs Group, Jackson-Walker LLP, discusses the impact of certain EPA clean air regulations on new and existing power plants.

Allie Bidwell: Politics in K-12 Education

SRN PODCAST - Allie Bidwell, education reporter for US News and Wold Report discusses her recent article "Common Core Controversy: Is It All Politics?"

Ilya Shapiro: Article V Amendment

BTN PODCAST - Cato Institute constitutional scholar Ilya Shapiro joins Heartland Institute Research Fellow Jesse Hathaway to discuss the mechanics of the Article V Constitutional amendment process, and how a new grassroots effort is taking advantage of these mechanisms to push for sound fiscal policy in Congress.
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