In his latest Research & Commentary, Tim Benson reviews a new report from Texas Tech University, which found that pipeline construction and operations provided more than $48 billion in economic impact to the Lone Star State in 2019. The report also found that pipelines supported more than 238,000 jobs across Texas, contributed $29.3 billion in gross state product, and provided the state government with more than $2.7 billion in tax revenue. Read now.
Heartland’s Justin Haskins and Donald Kendal, in the latest episode of Stopping Socialism TV, cover the Great Reset and the Joe Biden’s ties to it. The “Great Reset” is one of the forefront left-wing movements intended to completely alter the global economy, moving it away from capitalism with a handful of wealthy and political elites at the helm. This is one of the greatest threats to capitalism and individual liberties and our next possible president may be involved. Listen Now.
In a new Research & Commentary, Heartland staff review a proposed e-cigarette tax in Baltimore, which would impose a 30 percent excise tax on electronic smoking devices, including vape pens, hookahs, and e-cigarettes. Tobacco tax hikes result in long-term revenue shortfalls and harm small business owners who are still reeling from COVID-19 lockdowns. Read Now.
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