Heartland Institute

Research & Commentary: Utah Medicaid Expansion Update

October 13, 2014

As Gov. Gary Herbert’s (R) “Healthy Utah” Medicaid expansion plan awaits approval by the Obama administration, it remains unpopular with many Utahans.

Research & Commentary: SNAP Update and the Return of Work Requirements

October 10, 2014

For the first time in several years, the number of enrollees in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the food assistance program also known as food stamps, has begun to shrink in m

Research & Commentary: New Jersey Estate Taxes

October 10, 2014

Few taxes imposed by state or local governments are more controversial than the estate tax, popularly referred to as the “death tax.” Estate taxes are levies on property transferred from a deceased

Research & Commentary: Corporate Tax Inversions

October 6, 2014

The United States currently has the highest corporate tax rate among the 34 nations in the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), in addition to being one of the few nations

Research & Commentary: Common Core Math Standards

October 3, 2014

The United States scores below the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) average in mathematics literacy, behind 29 other nations, predominantly from Europe.

Research & Commentary: The Export-Import Bank

October 3, 2014

Globalization is making promoting trade crucial to maintaining and expanding the U.S. economy.

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