Tim Benson

Tim Benson joined The Heartland Institute in September 2015 as a policy analyst in the Government Relations Department.
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Federal Leasing Ban Leaves Western State Leaders Worried About Education Budgets

Research indicates, President Joe Biden’s executive order placing a halt on new natural gas and oil leases on public lands is likely to compromise the funding of public schools in eight Western states.

Study Shows Potential Economic Pain in Alaska If Fracking Is Banned on Federal Lands

A new study from the School of Energy Resources at the University of Wyoming shows a ban on hydraulic fracturing on federal lands would lead to “significant fiscal and economic losses” in in Alaska through 2040, resulting in $5.3 billion in lost tax revenue and $101 billion in lost income.

Study Shows Potential Economic Pain in Wyoming If Fracking Is Banned on Federal Lands

A new study from the School of Energy Resources at the University of Wyoming (UW) lays out how a ban on hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) on federal lands would lead to “significant fiscal and economic losses” in Wyoming through 2040, including $21 billion In lost tax revenue and $62 billion in lost income.

Study Shows Potential Economic Pain in Montana if Fracking is Banned on Federal Lands

A new study from the School of Energy Resources at the University of Wyoming says a ban on hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) on federal lands would lead to “significant fiscal and economic losses” in Montana through 2040, for example, it would result in $2.8 billion in lost tax revenue and $2.4 billion in lost income.

Commentary: Expanding Eligibility for South Dakota’s Tax-Credit Scholarship Program More Necessary Than Ever

Legislation making its way through the South Dakota Senate would expand eligibility for the Partners in Education Tax Credit Program (PETCP), a tax-credit scholarship program for low-income students, by allowing South Dakota children...

Commentary: Time Is Now for Education Freedom Accounts in New Mexico

Proposed legislation in the New Mexico House of Representatives would set up “Education Freedom Accounts,” an education savings account (ESA) program for New Mexico students. If passed, the ESAs would be available to...

Commentary: Enacting ESA, Opening up TCLISSP, Would Help Kansas Families Deal with Pandemic

Legislation in the Kansas House of Representatives would establish the Student Empowerment Program, an education savings account (ESA) program for low-income and at-risk Kansas children. The program would also be open to Kansas...

Commentary: Expanding Choice Scholarship Program and Enacting Special Needs ESA Would Provide Timely Help for Indiana Children

Legislation moving forward in the Indiana House of Representatives would expand eligibility for the state’s popular Choice Scholarship Program (CSP) voucher and also establish a new education savings account (ESA) program for children...

Study Shows Potential Economic Pain in California if Fracking is Banned on Federal Lands

A new study from the School of Energy Resources at the University of Wyoming reports a ban on hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) on federal lands would lead to “significant fiscal and economic losses” in California, including,$3 billion in lost tax revenue and $8.4 billion in lost income through 2040.

Commentary: Education Savings Accounts for West Virginia Children Have Never Been More Timely and Necessary

Legislation introduced in the West Virginia Senate would establish a nearly-universal education savings account (ESA) program in the Mountain State. If passed, ESAs would be available to families with a child currently enrolled...

Tim Benson

Tim Benson joined The Heartland Institute in September 2015 as a policy analyst in the Government Relations Department.

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Federal Leasing Ban Leaves Western State Leaders Worried About Education Budgets

Research indicates, President Joe Biden’s executive order placing a halt on new natural gas and oil leases on public lands is likely to compromise the funding of public schools in eight Western states.

Study Shows Potential Economic Pain in Alaska If Fracking Is Banned on Federal Lands

A new study from the School of Energy Resources at the University of Wyoming shows a ban on hydraulic fracturing on federal lands would lead to “significant fiscal and economic losses” in in Alaska through 2040, resulting in $5.3 billion in lost tax revenue and $101 billion in lost income.

Study Shows Potential Economic Pain in Wyoming If Fracking Is Banned on Federal Lands

A new study from the School of Energy Resources at the University of Wyoming (UW) lays out how a ban on hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) on federal lands would lead to “significant fiscal and economic losses” in Wyoming through 2040, including $21 billion In lost tax revenue and $62 billion in lost income.

Study Shows Potential Economic Pain in Montana if Fracking is Banned on Federal Lands

A new study from the School of Energy Resources at the University of Wyoming says a ban on hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) on federal lands would lead to “significant fiscal and economic losses” in Montana through 2040, for example, it would result in $2.8 billion in lost tax revenue and $2.4 billion in lost income.

Commentary: Expanding Eligibility for South Dakota’s Tax-Credit Scholarship Program More Necessary Than Ever

Legislation making its way through the South Dakota Senate would expand eligibility for the Partners in Education Tax Credit Program (PETCP), a tax-credit scholarship program...

Commentary: Time Is Now for Education Freedom Accounts in New Mexico

Proposed legislation in the New Mexico House of Representatives would set up “Education Freedom Accounts,” an education savings account (ESA) program for New Mexico students....

Commentary: Enacting ESA, Opening up TCLISSP, Would Help Kansas Families Deal with Pandemic

Legislation in the Kansas House of Representatives would establish the Student Empowerment Program, an education savings account (ESA) program for low-income and at-risk Kansas children....

Commentary: Expanding Choice Scholarship Program and Enacting Special Needs ESA Would Provide Timely Help for Indiana Children

Legislation moving forward in the Indiana House of Representatives would expand eligibility for the state’s popular Choice Scholarship Program (CSP) voucher and also establish a...

Study Shows Potential Economic Pain in California if Fracking is Banned on Federal Lands

A new study from the School of Energy Resources at the University of Wyoming reports a ban on hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) on federal lands would lead to “significant fiscal and economic losses” in California, including,$3 billion in lost tax revenue and $8.4 billion in lost income through 2040.

Commentary: Education Savings Accounts for West Virginia Children Have Never Been More Timely and Necessary

Legislation introduced in the West Virginia Senate would establish a nearly-universal education savings account (ESA) program in the Mountain State. If passed, ESAs would be...