Aaron Stover

Aaron Stover is the Director of Federal Government/Corporate Relations at The Heartland Institute
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Efforts to End Taxpayer-Funded Lobbying Moving in Texas, Other States

One often-overlooked state policy issue is the use of public funds for lobbying. Many public authorities—such as municipal and county governments and school districts—employ professional lobbyists with taxpayer money to influence legislative...

House Democrats Block School Reopening Bill Though Biden’s CDC Says Schools Can Safely Reopen

Rep. Ashley Hinson (R-IA) introduced a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives to condition COVID financial relief on schools reopening, money Congress appropriated in December for this purpose. H.R. 682, the Reopen...

Biden Tax Hike Economic Effects Expected to Hit Far Beyond One Percenters

President Joe Biden’s proposed drastic changes in federal tax policy are likely to put much economic strain on low-income households, with Biden having promised to reverse the policies of the Trump administration....

NJ Legislators Propose Bipartisan Bill to Tackle State’s Burdensome Red Tape

A bipartisan group of New Jersey state senators has offered legislation to create a regulatory review commission that would conduct cost-benefit analyses of the state’s regulations with the goal of reducing red...

Democrat-Supported Budget Provisions Would Increase Unemployment, Encourage Overspending by States, Cities, Studies Show

With U.S. congressional leaders negotiating another round of coronavirus relief during the lame duck session, numerous economic studies show several provisions supported by Democrat legislators would incentivize unemployment and reckless spending by states and localities.

Senate Committee Cites Waste, Duplication in Federal Housing Programs

The U.S. Senate Budget Committee released a report examining federal housing assistance, with recommendations for reform.

U.S. Alcohol Consumption Guidelines Based on Flawed Science Could Hurt Farmers, Industry. Here’s How.

The federal government is considering changes to its Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) that could cause unintended harm to an economy recovering from the COVID-related lockdowns. On July 15, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory...

Aaron Stover

Aaron Stover is the Director of Federal Government/Corporate Relations at The Heartland Institute

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Efforts to End Taxpayer-Funded Lobbying Moving in Texas, Other States

One often-overlooked state policy issue is the use of public funds for lobbying. Many public authorities—such as municipal and county governments and school districts—employ...

House Democrats Block School Reopening Bill Though Biden’s CDC Says Schools Can Safely Reopen

Rep. Ashley Hinson (R-IA) introduced a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives to condition COVID financial relief on schools reopening, money Congress appropriated...

Biden Tax Hike Economic Effects Expected to Hit Far Beyond One Percenters

President Joe Biden’s proposed drastic changes in federal tax policy are likely to put much economic strain on low-income households, with Biden having promised...

NJ Legislators Propose Bipartisan Bill to Tackle State’s Burdensome Red Tape

A bipartisan group of New Jersey state senators has offered legislation to create a regulatory review commission that would conduct cost-benefit analyses of the...

Democrat-Supported Budget Provisions Would Increase Unemployment, Encourage Overspending by States, Cities, Studies Show

With U.S. congressional leaders negotiating another round of coronavirus relief during the lame duck session, numerous economic studies show several provisions supported by Democrat legislators would incentivize unemployment and reckless spending by states and localities.

Senate Committee Cites Waste, Duplication in Federal Housing Programs

The U.S. Senate Budget Committee released a report examining federal housing assistance, with recommendations for reform.

U.S. Alcohol Consumption Guidelines Based on Flawed Science Could Hurt Farmers, Industry. Here’s How.

The federal government is considering changes to its Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) that could cause unintended harm to an economy recovering from the...