Heartland Institute

Testimony to Indiana Common Core Legislative Review Panel

September 12, 2013

Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for the invitation to speak today. I’m Joy Pullmann, a Fort Wayne resident, mother of three children, and education research fellow for The Heartland Institute.

Research & Commentary: Social Cost of Carbon

September 12, 2013

The Obama administration recently increased the federal government’s estimated social costs for carbon emissions.

Research & Commentary: Smart Growth Update

August 30, 2013

“Smart growth” refers to a city planning philosophy intended to reduce administrative costs, increase population density, decrease urban sprawl, reduce pollution, and similar goals.

Research & Commentary: Terrorism Risk Insurance Act Extension

August 27, 2013

The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) is currently set to expire at the end of 2014 and both its supporters and detractors have been pushing Congress to act by either extending the program or all

Research & Commentary: Sin Taxes

August 27, 2013

According to a report by 24/7 Wall St., state governments collected more than $50 billion in “sin taxes” in 2011 from several products and activities including gambling, smoking, and alcohol consum

Comments on Microsoft Settlement to U.S. Department of Justice

January 17, 2002

This comment was one of some 30,000 submitted to the U.S.

Research & Commentary: Internet Access Tax Update

August 6, 2013

The Internet Tax Freedom Act of 1998 was designed to promote the growth of the Internet by placing a moratorium on state and local taxation of Internet access and the creation of discriminatory tax

Tip Sheet: State Income Tax Reform

August 1, 2013

State Income Tax Reform         

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Research and Commentary: Laffer and the Marketplace Fairness Act

August 1, 2013

On July 18, economist Arthur Laffer released a study titled “Pro-Growth and E-Fairness,” in which he supports the Marketplace Fairness Act.

Research and Commentary: Effects of Obamacare on Businesses and Employment

July 30, 2013

There has been much debate over how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will affect business decisions and job creation.

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