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Research & Commentary: Plastic Bag Bans

April 30, 2012

Following the San Francisco city council’s decision in 2007 to ban the use of plastic bags at grocery stores and chain pharmacies, a number of local governments have implemented si

Cease and Desist Letters Regarding Fakegate

February 18, 2012

Click the links below to download a PDF of the series of cease and desist letters The Heartland Institute sent to blogs and online publications that linked to and reproduced excerpts from the stole

Research & Commentary: Obamacare Costs Taxpayers $4 Trillion

April 26, 2012

A new report from the Joint Economic Committee of Congress, using Congressional Budget Office data, reveals the federal health care law will impose $4 trillion in tax increases by 2035.

Research & Commentary: Teachers Association Options

For many decades, unions were the only large-scale professional organizations available to teachers and education administrators.

Policy Tip Sheet - Academic Drug Detailing

April 12, 2012

In this policy tip from Heartland, a report is highlighted about the pharmaceutical industry known as academic drug detailing. Through its academic drug detailing policy, the federal governmen

Research & Commentary: Digital Learning Possibilities and Pitfalls

April 11, 2012

Harnessing modern technology to tailor education personally and make it efficient is new and greatly unsettled territory.

Research & Commentary: Subsidies for Renewable Energy in Florida

April 11, 2012

Sometime in the next few days, Florida Gov.

Research & Commentary: The Louisiana Parent Trigger

April 5, 2012

Louisiana legislators have proposed an education reform that is garnering significant national attention: the Parent Trigger.

Research & Commentary: Cat Bonds for State-Run Catastrophe Insurance

April 4, 2012

Catastrophe bonds are insurance-linked securities that offset major costs to taxpayers and insurers caused by natural disasters such as hurricanes and earthquakes.

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