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Research & Commentary: Reforming Wisconsin’s Income Tax

Tom March
July 24, 2012

Wisconsin State Rep. Robin Vos recently called for a legislative council committee on state income tax reform to look at the state’s current, progressive, income tax structure.

Research & Commentary: Public Pensions and the Assumed Rate of Return

July 23, 2012

In states and municipalities across the country, the high cost of traditional defined-benefit public pensions has become a hot-button issue as unfunded liabilities have raced out of control.

Policy Tip Sheet: Myth Vs. Fact - Internet Taxes

July 19, 2012

Myth 1: A tax on Internet sales just enables states to collect taxes they are already legally entitled to collect.

Policy Tip Sheet - State Health Insurance Exchanges Post SCOTUS

July 17, 2012

In this policy tip from Heartland, the author asserts that in the wake of the U.S.

Research & Commentary: Loosening Teacher Tenure in New Jersey

June 27, 2012

New Jersey is one of several states—including Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Nevada, South Dakota, and Virginia—that recently considered tightening qualifications for teacher tenure or replacing it with

Research & Commentary: Sea-Level Rise in North Carolina

June 27, 2012

The North Carolina House is considering a bill that would reassess how state agencies extrapolate data on future rates of sea-level rise affecting coastal communities.

Heartland Institute Comments to EPA (MACT): Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions for New Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units

June 25, 2012

The Heartland Institute submits the following comments in response to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) Proposed Rule titled Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emis

Research & Commentary: Mining Regulation

June 20, 2012

Mining is the process of extracting raw minerals from the earth to be converted into valuable materials used by society.

Research & Commentary: Mitt Romney’s Education Platform

June 18, 2012

Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney announced his education policy platform in May.

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