The Leaflet - Meet Your Very Own Think Tank!
One of the great privileges I have in working for Heartland is the opportunity to help elected officials at all level
Research & Commentary: Minnesota Millionaire Tax Hikes
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has proposed a new top marginal tax rate for high-income-earners several times.
Research & Commentary: Massachusetts Public Pensions and the Assumed Rate of Return Update
In Massachusetts, as in many other states and municipalities across the country, the high cost of traditional defined-benefit public pensions has become an important issue as unfunded liabilities h
Research & Commentary: Illinois Hydraulic Fracturing Moratorium
With the Illinois legislature back in session, representatives of the oil and gas industry and environmental activists are directing their attention to Senate Bill 3280, an amendment to the Oil and
Policy Tip Sheet: Kansas Renewable Energy Mandate
Kansas Renewable Energy MandateJanuary 9, 2013
Research & Commentary: Missouri Parent Trigger
Missouri legislators are considering an education reform that has garnered significant national attention: the Parent Trigger.
The Leaflet - Happy New Year!
The election results have been certified, the fiscal cliff has been averted, and the world didn’t end.
Uranium Mining in Virginia: Environmental and Safety Considerations
A new report written by one of the nation’s leading authorities on groundwater hydrology and nuclear energy says uranium mining in Virginia can take place safely and with minimal environmental impa
Research & Commentary: State Universal Service Fund Reform
First established as part of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, the Federal Universal Service Fund was designed to provide telephone service to underserved areas of the country.
Research & Commentary: The Medicaid "Cure"
The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has told the states there will be no flexibility in implementing Medicaid expansion: either expand fully or don’t expand at all.
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