The United States recorded a higher score in the just-released 2018 Index of Economic Freedom, improving by 0.6 points, its first overall gain since 2015. “The decade-long decline in America’s economic freedom may have been halted,”» Read more
the Supreme Court will consider the case of Jack Phillips, a Colorado cake designer who owns Masterpiece Cakeshop. Phillips declined to create a custom cake for a same-sex wedding and the state of Colorado punished him.» Read more
The Agenda -> What to expect in the Senate on tax reform Nov. 21, 2017 The House and Senate are out of session this week, but with a vote on the Senate tax reform bill right around the corner, Washington is still hard at work. Here is your weekly insight. A repeal of Obamacare’s individual mandate has been added to» Read more
The Agenda -> The single most important thing we can do to help the middle class. + Trump’s executive orders on health care are a positive step.
A new strategy in dealing with Iran.
President Trump announced on Friday a new strategy for confronting Iran, not only in terms of its nuclear program, but also its destabilizing behavior in the Middle East. Trump declared in his speech he would not certify the Iran nuclear deal and put the responsibility on Congress, according to the terms of the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act, to deter
The Agenda -> U.S. military power is dwindling rapidly + Speaker Paul Ryan and the historic choice on tax reform
The Agenda -> U.S. military power is dwindling rapidly + Speaker Paul Ryan and the historic choice on tax reform Oct. 11, 2017 Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by the devastating wildfires in California. Here is your weekly insight. Heritage’s Center for National Defense has released its fourth annual Index of U.S. Military Strength, providing shocking facts» Read more
Tensions are high on a range of issues in the United States and across the globe. Here is your weekly insight: There are many options left in dealing with North Korea; Heritage expert Bruce Klingner lays out where w» Read more
The Agenda -> The Senate must act on repealing and replacing Obamacare – Trump rescinds more regulations than any other president.
The Agenda -> The Senate must act on repealing and replacing Obamacare – Trump rescinds more regulations than any other president. May 9, 2017 The House is in recess and things are quieter on Capitol Hill after last week’s health care vote. Here is your weekly insight. Congress looks ready to turn to tax reform. Heritage weighs in on President» Read more
The Agenda -> Another missed opportunity to cut spending. May 2, 2017 The House is scheduled to leave Thursday for a one-week recess and hoping to get a lot done before then. Here is your weekly insight. Late Sunday night Congress released the text of a massive spending bill to fund the government. Unfortunately, it’s missing many conservative priorities. Also,» Read more
Washington is spending too much. In fact, Congress is addicted to it. We are rapidly approaching $20 trillion in debt and it’s time to start making the difficult choices necessary to put our nation on a sustainable fiscal course. Today, Heritage released its» Read more
The Agenda -> Congress should look to its 2015 bill to repeal Obamacare – How to prevent another “great recession.”
The Agenda -> Congress should look to its 2015 bill to repeal Obamacare – How to prevent another “great recession.” Feb. 28, 2017 President Donald Trump will give his first major congressional address today at 9 p.m. ET. He is expected to touch on a number of issues that are important to conservatives. Here is your weekly guide: House Republicans» Read more