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September 19, 2019
Research & Commentary: Throwing Money at K–12 Education will not Improve Outcomes
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans and Lennie Jarratt discuss a new ballot initiative in Idaho that would increase taxes on both high-income Idahoans and corporations in the state to raise funds for K-12 education.
Energy
September 19, 2019
Research & Commentary: Another Groundwater Study Shows the Safety of Fracking in Pennsylvania
Over 99.9 Percent Of Over 20,000 Groundwater Samples Come Back Free Of Methane
Environment
September 19, 2019
Research & Commentary: Heartland Brief Details the Minimal Impact, and Positive Benefits, of Climate Change on Idaho
Minimal Impact From On The Gem State From Climate Change, Mostly Beneficial
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Health Care
September 18, 2019
Failure to Launch: Barriers to Biosimilar Market Adoption, $2.2 Billion in Lost Savings
This report looks at reasons behind the less than robust market for the nine biosimilar drugs now approved for patient use.
Health Care
September 17, 2019
FAQ: Are Pharmacy Benefit Managers a Necessary Part of the Pharmaceutical Market?
In this FAQ, Matthew Glans examines several commonly asked questions about what pharmacy benefit managers are, the effect they have on drug prices, and some reforms currently being considered to regulate PBMs.
Health Care
September 16, 2019
Research & Commentary: Emergency Department Visits Increase Despite Obamacare Reforms
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a recent study from the Brookings Institution that found that emergency department use has continued to rise since the passage of the Affordable Care Act.

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September 19, 2019
By Matthew Glans, Lennie Jarratt
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans and Lennie Jarratt discuss a new ballot initiative in Idaho that would increase taxes on both high-income Idahoans and corporations in the state to raise funds for K-12 education.
September 19, 2019
By Tim Benson
Over 99.9 Percent Of Over 20,000 Groundwater Samples Come Back Free Of Methane
September 19, 2019
By Tim Benson
Minimal Impact From On The Gem State From Climate Change, Mostly Beneficial
September 18, 2019
This report looks at reasons behind the less than robust market for the nine biosimilar drugs now approved for patient use.
September 17, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this FAQ, Matthew Glans examines several commonly asked questions about what pharmacy benefit managers are, the effect they have on drug prices, and some reforms currently being considered to regulate PBMs.
September 16, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a recent study from the Brookings Institution that found that emergency department use has continued to rise since the passage of the Affordable Care Act.
September 13, 2019
By Tim Benson
Do Not Subsidize Expensive “Carbon Capture and Storage” Technologies
September 13, 2019
By Tim Benson
Roughly Half Of Jersey Grade School Students Not Proficient In ELA And Math
September 12, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Testimony before the Michigan House Oversight Committee regarding Gov. Whitmer's proposal to ban flavors in electronic cigarettes and vaping devices and how such bans are ineffective and likely to lead to black markets.
September 12, 2019
This report looks at employee costs for insurance plans relative to income and ranks them according to state.
September 11, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this FAQ, Matthew Glans examines the effect of gasoline tax changes on the price of fuel, availability of stations, and the overall impact on consumers and the economy across state borders.
September 11, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a a new study from the National Taxpayers Union Foundation that compares the predicted revenues from new state internet sales taxes to what has been generated by the new tax.
September 11, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed new corporate income tax in Wyoming that would have a dramatic and negative effect on Wyoming businesses.
September 11, 2019
By Tim Benson
Six Out Of Ten Alaska Children Not Proficient In ELA, Math
September 10, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Recent proposal would ban flavors, not including menthol and tobacco, from all tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes and vaping devices.
September 10, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's proposal to ban sales of flavored e-cigarettes is unlikely to reduce youth use e-cigarette use and her fearmongering campaign against THR products will likely lead to an increase in combustible use.
September 10, 2019
By Tim Benson
Over 60 Percent Not Up To Grade Level In Math, 56 Percent In ELA
September 10, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
At least two of the five vaping-related deaths have been linked to products containing THC. Policymakers should refrain from enacting legislation and policies that could further restrict adult access to regulated tobacco harm reduction products.
September 5, 2019
By James Taylor
This paper provides Idaho-specific climate information to help inform lawmakers so that they can craft the best possible climate-related policies on behalf of the people of Idaho.
September 5, 2019
By Tim Benson
Almost 60 Percent Not Up To Grade Level In ELA, Two Thirds In Mathematics