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Taxes
February 27, 2020
Research & Commentary: Gas Tax Hike Will Not Solve Arizona’s Transportation Problems
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new bill in Arizona that would increase the state’s gasoline taxes by 18 cents a gallon by 2023.
Health Care
February 27, 2020
Policy Tip Sheet: Telehealth Could Bring Savings to Medicaid in Tennessee
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans discusses how the use of telehealth can transform health care by making it more affordable and available.
Energy
February 26, 2020
Research & Commentary: Study Shows a Hydraulic Fracturing Ban Would Devastate Pennsylvania
Over 600,000 Job Lost And $261 Billion In Lost GDP By 2025 If Fracking Banned In The Keystone State
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Government Spending
February 26, 2020
Policy Tip Sheet: New Compact Could End Use of Taxpayer Dollars for Sports Stadiums
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans discusses stadium subsidies and why they represent a poor use of taxpayer dollars.
Health Care
February 26, 2020
A Targeted Approach to Surprise Medical Billing
This report by Doug Badger and Brian Blase of the Galen Institute discusses the problems with arbitration and some rate setting as a solution.
Alcohol & Tobacco
February 26, 2020
Research & Commentary: Colorado Flavor Ban Disregards Tobacco Harm Reduction, Won’t Reduce Youth E-Cigarette Use
Colorado proposal would ban the sales of all flavored tobacco products, including cigars, cigarettes, and e-cigarettes.

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February 27, 2020
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new bill in Arizona that would increase the state’s gasoline taxes by 18 cents a gallon by 2023.
February 27, 2020
By Matthew Glans
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans discusses how the use of telehealth can transform health care by making it more affordable and available.
February 26, 2020
By Tim Benson
Over 600,000 Job Lost And $261 Billion In Lost GDP By 2025 If Fracking Banned In The Keystone State
February 26, 2020
By Matthew Glans
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans discusses stadium subsidies and why they represent a poor use of taxpayer dollars.
February 26, 2020
By Doug Badger, Brian Blase
This report by Doug Badger and Brian Blase of the Galen Institute discusses the problems with arbitration and some rate setting as a solution.
February 26, 2020
By Lindsey Stroud
Colorado proposal would ban the sales of all flavored tobacco products, including cigars, cigarettes, and e-cigarettes.
February 26, 2020
By Robert Davis
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly released a $7.8 billion budget proposal adding several new taxes for digital property and subscription services.
February 25, 2020
The report, published by the Health Care Cost Institute, finds that annual individual health care spending has reached a new high.
February 24, 2020
By Colin Gibson and Capell Aris
Any attempt by Great Britain to reach net-zero carbon dioxide emissions would come at a high cost to its peoples, its businesses, and its government.
February 21, 2020
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new bill in Florida that would expand the scope of practice of advanced practice registered nurses.
February 21, 2020
By Matthew Glans
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans examines a new bill that would expand access to telehealth through Colorado's community health centers by affirming that these services meet face-to-face requirements under Medicaid and should be reimbursed as such.
February 20, 2020
By Lindsey Stroud
In 2019, only 77.6 percent and 64.8 percent of 9th and 11th grade students, respectively, reported having never used an e-cigarette or vaping device.
February 20, 2020
By Tim Benson
Gasoline Prices Could Rise By 34 Cents Per Gallon To Meet Program Emissions Goals
February 19, 2020
By Tim Benson
Tax-Credit Scholarship Programs Are The Most Popular Form Of Private School Choice In The Country
February 14, 2020
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses Medicaid expansion and how states expanding with faux free-market reforms have failed to improve their Medicaid programs.
February 14, 2020
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new bill recently proposed in the Illinois General Assembly that would allow non-home rule local governments to create a municipal gas tax on top of state and federal gas taxes.
February 14, 2020
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new bill in Florida that attempts to decrease the use of taxpayer dollars for stadiums.
February 14, 2020
By Tim Benson
Regressive Tax Would Cap at $80 Per Ton In 2030
February 13, 2020
By Lindsey Stroud
Proposed legislation would define and license "enhanced vapor products," as well as apply the state's tobacco tax to vaping products.
February 13, 2020
By Tim Benson
Cap-And-Trade Programs Do Little To Reduce Emissions, Act As Regressive Tax
February 12, 2020
By Matthew Glans
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans discusses how work requirements are desperately needed to ensure the long-term viability of Medicaid and keep costs under control.
February 11, 2020
By Tim Benson
Near-Universal ESA Program Would Bring West Virginia To The Forefront Of The Education Choice Movement
February 11, 2020
By Tim Benson
Tax-Credit Scholarship Programs Are The Most Popular Form Of Private School Choice In The Country
February 10, 2020
By Tim Benson
Public Input By The Heartland Institute Regarding The Transportation And Climate Initiative
February 10, 2020
By Lindsey Stroud
In 2019, only 10 percent of Vermont high school students that were current e-cigarette users, cited flavors as a primary reason for e-cigarette use.
February 6, 2020
By Tim Benson
Bill Would Set Up A 100 Percent Mandate By 2050
February 6, 2020
By Tim Benson
Program Could Save Missouri School Districts Over $39 Million Per Year
February 6, 2020
The suit, filed January 15, 2020, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia claims Schiff is trying to censure anti-vaccine information on social media platforms.
February 4, 2020
By Baruch Feigenbaum
Mileage based user fees are a more effective and equitable approach to funding our road construction and maintenance.
February 3, 2020
By Lindsey Stroud
Proposed legislation would snuff out a $215 million industry, yet, in 2019, 78.6 percent of Oregon 11th graders reported not using a vapor product in the 30 days prior.
February 1, 2020
By Christopher Talgo, Justin Haskins
This booklet seeks to establish, beyond any doubt, that Denmark, Norway, and Sweden have not embraced Marxist principles throughout much of their economies and are thus not “socialist” nations.
February 1, 2020
By Lindsey Stroud
Analysis of the vaping industry in the United States.
January 31, 2020
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines telemedicine in Washington State and how the state is working to expand the availability of telehealth providers.
January 31, 2020
By Tim Benson
Bills Would Set Up A 100 Percent Mandate By 2050
January 31, 2020
By Staff, Global Warming Policy Forum
Data shows no trending increase in the frequency of severity of droughts.
January 30, 2020
By Tim Benson
Program Would Be Open To All Eligible Students By 2021-22 School Year
January 30, 2020
By Tim Benson
Tax-Credit Scholarship Programs Are The Most Popular Form Of Private School Choice In The Country
January 29, 2020
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new study from the Pew Charitable Trusts has found that the states’ share of Medicaid spending has grown steadily over time and is taking up more and more of state revenue.
January 29, 2020
By Matthew Glans
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans discusses how minimum wage laws create unintended consequences that can actually inflict more harm than good.
January 28, 2020
By Tim Benson
Proposal Would Ban Fracking In Eastern Virginia Groundwater Management Area