Research & Commentary: Uranium Mining and Property Rights
The world’s 14th-largest deposit of known recoverable uranium is in southern Virginia at Coles Hill in Pittsylvania County.
Research & Commentary: Minnesota Frac Sand Mining
According to Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, topping the list of environmental issues for the 2013 state legislative session is silica or “frac” sand mining.
The Leaflet - States to Tackle Income Taxes
States To Tackle Income Taxes
Research & Commentary: Retransmission Fee Update
Increasing broadcast retransmission fees have caused much tension between multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs) and broadcasters.
Research & Commentary: Montana Medicaid Expansion
As states begin implementing provisions of the federal health care law, many, such as Montana, are still debating whether to expand their Medicaid programs in order to receive a larger federal subs
The Common Core: A Poor Choice For States
Common Core State Standards for K-12 schools were adopted without debate by every state but Alaska, Nebraska, Texas, and Virginia in 2010, part of the price of getting federal dollars under the Oba
Policy Tip Sheet: Medicaid Expansion
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
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