Chicago-based Heartland Institute Reacts to Gov. Quinn’s State of the State Address
Chicago-based Heartland Institute Reacts to Anniversary of Illinois Tax Hike
One year ago today, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed a tax package that raised personal income taxes by 67 percent and corporate taxes by 46 percent.
Heartland Institute Scholars React to President Obama’s Recess Appointments
President Barack Obama this week put Richard Cordray on the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Sharon Block, Terence Flynn, and Richard Griffin on the National Labor Relations Board, all
Heartland Institute Reacts to Possible Shutdown of Federal Government
Congress must pass a spending measure by midnight Friday or more than a half-million federal employees will be furloughed.
Heartland Institute Reacts to November Unemployment Numbers
The Bureau of Labor Statistics today announced that just 120,000 new jobs were created in November, putting the unemployment rate at 8.6. percent.
Heartland Institute Reacts to Super Committee Failure
The so-called “super committee,” a bipartisan panel of members of the House and Senate, announced Monday it would not reach agreement on a plan to cut $1.2 trillion from the federal budget over 10
Heartland Institute Responds to Balanced Budget Amendment Debate, Vote
The U.S. House of Representatives today has begun debate on a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Chicago-based Heartland Institute Reacts to Metra Fare Hike
The Metra Board of Directors today approved the agency’s 2012 budget, which includes fare increases across all ticket types and a variety of other changes to Metra’s fare policies.
Heartland Institute Reacts to Cook County Alcohol and Tobacco Tax Hike Votes
A committee of the Cook County Board of Commissioners on Monday approved a 50 percent hike in alcohol taxes, from 6 cents per gallon to 9 cents per gallon, and an extension of the cigarette tax to
Heartland Institute Experts Available for Comment on Pennsylvania Fracking Fee Vote
Negotiations continue in the Pennsylvania Senate as legislators attempt to determine the size and distribution of a proposed impact fee on Marcellus Shale gas wells.
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