Heartland Weekly – Voters Consider Energy Price Hikes

Published November 5, 2018

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Losing by Joining Climate Caucus
James Taylor
American Spectator
A handful of congressional Republicans foolishly joined with Democrats to form a group known as the Climate Solutions Caucus which are in favor of carbon taxes.

Voters Consider Energy Price Hikes
H. Sterling Burnett
Inside Sources
Voters in Arizona, Nevada, and Washington state will soon decide if they want to pay more for less reliable electricity pushed by liberal billionaire Tom Steyer.

Promote Capitalism, Not Socialism
Jesse Hathaway
Washington Examiner
Can’t #endpoverty without ending capitalism,” claimed a recent post on Teen Vogue, an online-only media generating hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue each year.

Renewable Energy Mandates Hurts NV
Host: H. Sterling Burnett
Guest: Eric Eisenhammer
A Heartland ally discusses the harms that would result if voters approve California billionaire Tom Steyer’s ballot initiative increasing the renewable power Nevadans must use to 50 percent.

The Trouble with Tobacco Taxes
Host: Jesse Hathaway
Guest: SD State Sen. Stace Nelson
The state senator from Fulton, South Dakota joins the podcast to talk about the hidden trouble with tobacco taxes, as well as other taxes on fun and legal activities.

Reinsurance vs High-Risk Pools
Host: Sarah Lee
Guest: Jeff Romback
The deputy director of the Michigan Association of Health Plans discusses a study exploring the best way for Michigan to reduce health insurance premiums in the state.

Time to Lick Food Stamps?
Chris Talgo
American Thinker
As the U.S. economy is booming and unemployment has reached all-time lows, is it time to stop the food stamp stampede?

Tobacco Taxes Do More Harm
Lindsey Stroud
This year, voters in two states – Montana and South Dakota – will determine whether additional revenue should be collected from cigarette sales to fund programs other than cessation.

Heartland On Las Vegas TV
Watch Heartland Senior Fellow James Taylor on the Las Vegas Journal-Review’s “Nevada Politics Today” talking about why voters should reject the Tom Steyer-funded Question 6 ballot initiative on Tuesday.

AGW Movement Damages World
Jay Lehr
For many of the entities driving the global warming debate, the goal has never been about climate. Their long-term goal is to unite the world under a single socialistic government.

‘First Man’: Last in Space Movie Race
Ed Hudgins
Freedom Pub
Director Damien Chazelle has chosen to present the story of humanity’s greatest technological achievement as one giant funeral rather than one giant leap for mankind.

The Fight for BioTech
Amanda Maxham
Genetic Literacy Project
It’s time to fight for the technology that makes our food great. It’s time to stand up and scream “No!”