The Leaflet: Telehealth and Minimum Wage

Published March 14, 2021

Research & Commentary: New Legislation Would Open Up Telemedicine In Arizona

In her latest Research & Commentary,Christina Herrin evaluates a bill moving through the Arizona Legislature that would expand telehealth services in the Grand Canyon State. Telehealth is a useful tool that would expand access to those who are unable to attend in-office visits. States should consider removing unnecessary regulatory barriers to telehealth providers, a service expanding the free-market surrounding health-care. Read Now.

This week State Government Relations Manager Samantha Fillmore testified before the New Hampshire Senate Commerce Committee on Senate Bill 136 relating to the state minimum hourly rate. “Failed businesses don’t pay property taxes, income taxes, sales, and use taxes, and the dozens of other licensing and regulatory fees that governments rely on for revenue, increasing the minimum wage will have effects on government revenue.” Read Now.
Six Principles for State Legislators Seeking to Protect Free Speech on Social Media Platforms
The Heartland Institute Government Relations team and President James Taylor have created six principles for state legislators seeking to protect free speech in light of increased social media censorship. “Political free speech in the United States is under attack. Tech media giants who own and control virtually all social media platforms available to Americans are working together to silence groups with whom they do not agree.” Read the Six Principles now.
In his latest Research & Commentary, Tim Benson examines companion legislation in the Minnesota Legislature that would establish a pilot education savings account (ESA) program for Minnesota students. If passed, the ESAs would be available to parents of public school children to pay for tuition, curriculum, and fees at private and parochial schools. If passed, the program would run from the 2022-23 school year to the 2026-27 school year. Read Now.
In her latest Research & Commentary,Samantha Fillmore examines a House FIle in the Hawkeye State that would challenge Big Tech censorship. House File 633, an “Act relating to certain companies that censor online content.” This legislation would ensure that residents of the Hawkeye State have their First Amendment rights to freedom of expression of political speech protected from big tech censorship. Read Now.
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