The ‘Parent Trigger’ in California: Some Lessons from the Experience So Far
Five Things to Consider Before Raising Tobacco Taxes: A Review of the Research
Tobacco use poses well-known health risks. Smokers, on average, die earlier than nonsmokers.
You Call This Consensus?
Heartland Institute President Joseph Bast writes a 2011 paper examining the common sound bites surrounding the idea that there is a scientific "consensus" surrounding the idea that humans are the p
The Indiana School Scholarship Act (House Bill 1003): Commentary and Analysis
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Corrections to Fiscal Note for Taxpayers’ Savings Grants Program
Solving the Flood/Wind Problem After Hurricane Losses:
In the aftermath of a hurricane landfall, there often isn’t enough data or experience relating to the losses to make known for certain whether a given loss resulted from wind or water.
State Insurance Exchanges: The Case against Implementation
State policymakers face a complex task as they decide whether to implement President Barack Obama’s health care law.
Budget Impact of the Texas Taxpayers’ Savings Grant Program
The Taxpayers’ Savings Grant Program (TSGP) is a very concise piece of legislation, apparently intended to address the state’s looming biannual budget deficit by reducing enrollment and associated
How Teachers in Texas Would Benefit from Expanding School Choice
Teacher unions often lead the opposition to legislation that would expand the ability of parents to choose the schools – whether public or private – their children attend.
Four Problems, Four Solutions: A Blueprint for Reforming Texas’s Insurance Environment
This report reviews four major problems with Texas’s insurance environment and proposes four categories of action that elected leaders should take in order to remedy them.
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