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Research & Commentary: Regulating Payday Loans

September 30, 2013

Over the past several years, states have begun considering new laws that would place severe limits (interest rate caps) or even bans on certain types of short-term loans, often called “payday loans

Research & Commentary: Age Restrictions for Electronic Cigarettes

September 30, 2013

Thousands of American smokers trying to quit have tried electronic cigarettes, or “e-cigarettes,” sales of which have doubled in recent years.

Research & Commentary: Raw Milk Legalization

September 30, 2013

Local laws against the consumption of raw milk (unpasteurized and un-homogenized) were first created in the 1920s as a response to supposed health threats posed by the product.

Research & Commentary: Massachusetts Computer and Software Service Tax

September 25, 2013

Massachusetts has had great success in recent years developing a burgeoning technology market, employing thousands across the state.

Research & Commentary: Terrorism Risk Insurance Act Extension

September 25, 2013

The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) is currently set to expire at the end of 2014, and both its proponents and detractors have been pushing Congress to act by either extending the program or al

Climate Change Reconsidered II: Physical Science

September 17, 2013

The Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change (NIPCC) released a major new report on climate change science produced by an internati

Heartland Replies to Greenpeace’s Dealing in Doubt

September 13, 2013

In September 2013, Greenpeace USA released a new edition of a report it previously released in 2010 titled Dealing in Doubt: The Climate Denial Machine vs.

Testimony to Indiana Common Core Legislative Review Panel

September 12, 2013

Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for the invitation to speak today. I’m Joy Pullmann, a Fort Wayne resident, mother of three children, and education research fellow for The Heartland Institute.

Research & Commentary: Social Cost of Carbon

September 12, 2013

The Obama administration recently increased the federal government’s estimated social costs for carbon emissions.

Research & Commentary: Smart Growth Update

August 30, 2013

“Smart growth” refers to a city planning philosophy intended to reduce administrative costs, increase population density, decrease urban sprawl, reduce pollution, and similar goals.

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