Samantha Fillmore

Samantha Fillmore is a State Government Relations Manager for The Heartland Institute.
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Massachusetts House Proposes New Fuel Taxes

Massachusetts lawmakers are considering levying additional gas taxes on the local level. Gas taxes are regressive and an unreliable source of revenue for transportation construction and maintenance.

Delaware Considers Commonsense Minimum Wage Economic Impact Analysis Reports

By Samantha Fillmore  State legislatures are no strangers to bills that would increase the minimum wage, particularly following the economically tumultuous year that was 2020. However, the First State is setting a refreshing...

Rhode Island Senate Will Consider Minimum Wage Hikes

Following the financial roller coaster that was 2020, many state legislatures are beginning sessions reeling from budget deficits due to lost tax revenue courtesy of the coronavirus-related recession. Because of the perilous...

Rhode Island House Considering Bills to Increase Minimum Wage

Like most state legislatures, Rhode Island has spent substantial time in 2021 focused on economic concerns after a tumultuous 2020. Lawmakers in the Ocean State are spending a significant portion of their legislative...

Stop Social Media Censorship Act Proposed In Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Legislature is considering House Bill 5564, titled the Stop Social Media Censorship Act. This legislation would provide Ocean State residents who have been unduly censored for expressing nonviolent political or religious speech...

New Hampshire’s Stop Social Media Censorship Act

The New Hampshire state legislature is now considering House Bill 133, titled the Stop Social Media Censorship Act. This legislation would provide to Granite Staters who have been unduly censored for expressing nonviolent political or...

New Hampshire Senate Rejects Minimum Wage Hike Proposal

Following the financial roller coaster that was 2020, many state legislatures are beginning sessions reeling from budget deficits due to lost tax revenue courtesy of the coronavirus-related recession. Because of the perilous...

Commentary: Iowa House Considers Bill to Address Big Tech Censorship

The Iowa House of Representatives will be considering 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...

Commentary: Utah Senate Passes Bill Challenging Big Tech Censorship on Political and Religious Expression

The Utah Legislature is considering Senate Bill 228, the “Freedom from Biased Moderation Act.” This legislation would provide residents of the Beehive State an appeals process enforced by the attorney general if...

Commentary: Oklahoma Senate Addresses Big Tech Censorship

The Oklahoma Senate is considering Senate Bill 383, an Act Relating to the Censorship of Social Media. This legislation would provide Oklahomans a private cause of action in court if they have...

Samantha Fillmore

Samantha Fillmore is a State Government Relations Manager for The Heartland Institute.

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Massachusetts House Proposes New Fuel Taxes

Massachusetts lawmakers are considering levying additional gas taxes on the local level. Gas taxes are regressive and an unreliable source of revenue for transportation construction and maintenance.

Delaware Considers Commonsense Minimum Wage Economic Impact Analysis Reports

By Samantha Fillmore  State legislatures are no strangers to bills that would increase the minimum wage, particularly following the economically tumultuous year that was 2020....

Rhode Island Senate Will Consider Minimum Wage Hikes

Following the financial roller coaster that was 2020, many state legislatures are beginning sessions reeling from budget deficits due to lost tax revenue courtesy...

Rhode Island House Considering Bills to Increase Minimum Wage

Like most state legislatures, Rhode Island has spent substantial time in 2021 focused on economic concerns after a tumultuous 2020. Lawmakers in the Ocean State...

Stop Social Media Censorship Act Proposed In Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Legislature is considering House Bill 5564, titled the Stop Social Media Censorship Act. This legislation would provide Ocean State residents who have been unduly...

New Hampshire’s Stop Social Media Censorship Act

The New Hampshire state legislature is now considering House Bill 133, titled the Stop Social Media Censorship Act. This legislation would provide to Granite Staters who have...

New Hampshire Senate Rejects Minimum Wage Hike Proposal

Following the financial roller coaster that was 2020, many state legislatures are beginning sessions reeling from budget deficits due to lost tax revenue courtesy...

Commentary: Iowa House Considers Bill to Address Big Tech Censorship

The Iowa House of Representatives will be considering House File 633, an “Act relating to certain companies that censor online content.” This legislation would ensure...

Commentary: Utah Senate Passes Bill Challenging Big Tech Censorship on Political and Religious Expression

The Utah Legislature is considering Senate Bill 228, the “Freedom from Biased Moderation Act.” This legislation would provide residents of the Beehive State an...

Commentary: Oklahoma Senate Addresses Big Tech Censorship

The Oklahoma Senate is considering Senate Bill 383, an Act Relating to the Censorship of Social Media. This legislation would provide Oklahomans a private...