Ashley Bateman

Ashley Bateman is a policy reform writer for The Heartland Institute and contributor to The Federalist as well as a blog writer for Ascension Press. Her work has been featured in The Washington Times, The Daily Caller, The New York Post, The American Thinker and numerous other publications. She previously worked as an adjunct scholar for The Lexington Institute and as editor, writer and photographer for The Warner Weekly, a publication for the American military community in Bamberg, Germany. Ashley earned a BA in literature from the College of William and Mary.
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Red-State Children Got Double the Classroom Time During Pandemic

It soon became clear to The 74,  that closures in various states were falling along party lines.

Children Should Not be Forced to Wear Masks, Study Concludes

After 3 minutes, the children with the masks exceeded this standard by a factor of 6 and the youngest children had the highest levels. One 7-year-old participant’s Co2 level measured 25,000 ppm.

Opioids Bought Better Ratings for Hospitals

Hospitals in Medicare’s pay-for-performance reimbursement system appear to have juiced ratings by overprescribing opioid pain medication.

Democrats Aim to Bring Back Obamacare Mandate

As the nation awaits the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in June on the future of Obamacare, Democrats at the state and federal level are gearing up to bring back the hotly debated mandate, the tax penalty on people who fail to buy health insurance.

Children, Teens Paid Psychological Price for School Closures

“The disruption of children’s education and socialization will haunt us for years to come in terms of earning potential and mental health.”

State Administrators Grappled to Justify Lockdowns

A Minnesota youth sports group presented state legislators with a series of emails showing Gov. Tim Walz and his administration scrambling to justify pandemic restrictions on youth sports.

States Order Tots to Mask Up

Children under 4 years have small airways and wearing a mask may lead to higher airway resistance making it harder to breathe, particularly in the summer heat.

Hospitals Dodge Price Transparency Rule

Data was not always downloadable in a user-friendly format and hospitals often failed to provide HCPCS codes for services.

Schools Reopening Battles Not Over

“Teachers’ unions are rapidly running out of excuses not to have schools open.”

Masks are Making it Difficult to Identify Criminal Suspects

“Criminals are certainly more brazen now, without a doubt.”

Ashley Bateman

Ashley Bateman is a policy reform writer for The Heartland Institute and contributor to The Federalist as well as a blog writer for Ascension Press. Her work has been featured in The Washington Times, The Daily Caller, The New York Post, The American Thinker and numerous other publications. She previously worked as an adjunct scholar for The Lexington Institute and as editor, writer and photographer for The Warner Weekly, a publication for the American military community in Bamberg, Germany. Ashley earned a BA in literature from the College of William and Mary.

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Red-State Children Got Double the Classroom Time During Pandemic

It soon became clear to The 74,  that closures in various states were falling along party lines.

Children Should Not be Forced to Wear Masks, Study Concludes

After 3 minutes, the children with the masks exceeded this standard by a factor of 6 and the youngest children had the highest levels. One 7-year-old participant’s Co2 level measured 25,000 ppm.

Opioids Bought Better Ratings for Hospitals

Hospitals in Medicare’s pay-for-performance reimbursement system appear to have juiced ratings by overprescribing opioid pain medication.

Democrats Aim to Bring Back Obamacare Mandate

As the nation awaits the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in June on the future of Obamacare, Democrats at the state and federal level are gearing up to bring back the hotly debated mandate, the tax penalty on people who fail to buy health insurance.

Children, Teens Paid Psychological Price for School Closures

“The disruption of children’s education and socialization will haunt us for years to come in terms of earning potential and mental health.”

State Administrators Grappled to Justify Lockdowns

A Minnesota youth sports group presented state legislators with a series of emails showing Gov. Tim Walz and his administration scrambling to justify pandemic restrictions on youth sports.

States Order Tots to Mask Up

Children under 4 years have small airways and wearing a mask may lead to higher airway resistance making it harder to breathe, particularly in the summer heat.

Hospitals Dodge Price Transparency Rule

Data was not always downloadable in a user-friendly format and hospitals often failed to provide HCPCS codes for services.

Schools Reopening Battles Not Over

“Teachers’ unions are rapidly running out of excuses not to have schools open.”

Masks are Making it Difficult to Identify Criminal Suspects

“Criminals are certainly more brazen now, without a doubt.”