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Jesse Hathaway
Jesse Hathaway (jhathaway@heartland.org) is a research fellow with the Heartland Institute.
by | Oct 3, 2017

Local and county lawmakers are often hard-pressed to do more for taxpayers at maximum efficiency. Taxpayers want top-rate government buildings, schools, and parks for their communities, but they also don’t want to pay unnecessarily high taxes. What if I told…

by | Aug 31, 2017

There are many commemorative “awareness weeks” that bring people’s attention to a wide variety of issues. For example, the first week of September is Idiopathic Hypersomnia Awareness Week, a worldwide event dedicated to educating people about idiopathic hypersomnia, a rare…

by | May 12, 2017

Throughout the first quarter of 2017, bureaucrats in Washington, DC issued fewer new regulations on how banks and financial institutions must do business, according to a quarterly analysis of the effects of federal government rulemaking published by Continuity, a business…

by | Nov 17, 2016

Lawmakers have been tinkering around the edges of reforming the way the government delivers the mail, but, unless bolder measures, such as removing the U.S. Postal Service’s (USPS) monopoly status, are taken soon, the problem won’t ever be solved.  A…

by | Oct 14, 2016

Popular cultural touchstones resonate with audiences because of their basis in common experiences and truths. One of those touchstones is Ghostbusters, a 1984 movie telling the tale of how Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, and Harold Ramis saved New York City…

by | Sep 29, 2015

As the calendar pages turn from September to October, thoughts shift from summery Independence Day fireworks and Labor Day cookouts to the spooky parade of Halloween trick-or-treaters. This year, coinciding with All Hallows’ Eve, U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John…

by | Jul 23, 2015

With many cities and states struggling to balance their budgets and financially strained taxpayers unable to sustain liberal spending sprees, elected officials are being compelled to choose between raising taxes and service fees or cutting back on the quality and…

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