U.S. Economy Adds Nearly Five Million Jobs

The U.S. economy added 4.8 million new jobs in June, with unemployment declining for the second month in a row. Unemployment decreased by 2.2 percentage...

Internet Service Provider Petitions to Charge Big Tech for Bandwidth Use

One internet service provider wants permission to begin charging Netflix, HBO Max, Disney+, and other streamers for efficiently carrying their traffic.

Colorado Governor Signs Off on Major State Budget Cuts

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed a $30 billion state budget for fiscal year 2021, with spending cuts amounting to 21 percent of the overall...

U.S. Debt Burden Is a Policy Choice, Not a Necessity, Analysts Argue

Writing for American Thinker, Heartland Institute Policy Advisors John Merrifield and Barry Poulson note that the long-term path for the United States throughout the...

DOJ Calls for Big Tech Bias Reforms

The U.S. Department of Justice has issued a wish list of reform laws aimed directly at the big Internet media giants.

Discredited Arguments for Statist Policies Arise Again

Despite the constant failures of Keynesian economics and statist policies, people still haven't realized that free-market economics is the way forward.

Broadcasters Urge FCC to Consider New Rules on Internet TV Programming

The broadcast television industry is trying to get the Federal Communications Commission to impose new rules on programming delivered over the internet. "The affiliate groups...

Al Gore Has Strong Connections to the Global Socialist ‘Great Reset’ Movement

Earlier this month, the World Economic Forum (WEF), a highly influential nonprofit organization based in Europe, announced its plan to push for a “Great...

Florida Gov. DeSantis Plans Major Cuts to State Budget

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says he plans to cut enough spending from the state’s proposed $93.2 billion budget to prevent a COVID-fueled budget deficit. Legislators...

Al Gore Joins Global Elites Calling for Eco-Socialist ‘Great Reset’ Proposal

Last Friday, climate activist and former Vice President Al Gore joined the growing list of high-profile world leaders calling for a “Great Reset” of...

Trump Order Confronts Big-Tech Bias

President Trump finally issued an Executive Order targeting viewpoint discrimination by Big Tech social media companies.

New Analysis Debunks New Jersey’s $10 Billion Budget Shortfall

A new analysis challenges the claim by New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy of a $10 billion shortfall in state revenue due to the COVID-19-related...

CARES Act Encourages Retirement Savings, but ‘Stretch IRAs’ Get Snapped by New Rules

With the federal tax deadline having been moved to July 15 under the CARES Act, taxpayers have more time to reduce their tax liability...

Budget Problems Delay Oklahoma Medicaid Block Grant Plan

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt (R) cancelled his state’s planned Medicaid expansion, citing a lack of funding that can be traced back to the impact of COVID-19 on the American economy.

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S.T. Karnick is the director of publications, a research fellow for The Heartland Institute, and the managing editor of Budget & Tax News.