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09 Jan, 2013, 23:05 ET March Toward Economic Freedom Stalls With Only Two Regions Improving, 19th Index Of Economic Freedom Shows

Hong Kong and Singapore top Index; United States remains 10th "The global advance toward economic freedom has ground to a halt," according to the...


05 Sep, 2012, 11:32 ET Heritage Report: Marriage Best Weapon to Fight Child Poverty

 Nearly three out of four poor families with children in America are headed by single parents. When a child's father is married to his mother,...


25 Apr, 2012, 12:06 ET New Federal Budget in Pictures: Soaring Taxes, Spending and Debt Put All Americans at Risk

Without swift policy changes, America faces unprecedented government spending, debt and taxation in 2013, according to the newly released graphics...


12 Jan, 2012, 00:01 ET Economic Freedom, Not Government Spending, Provides Path to Prosperity, 18th Index of Economic Freedom Shows

Hong Kong and Singapore Top Index; United States Falls to 10th; Countries Trying to Spend Their Way Out of Recession Failed, Data...


12 Jan, 2012, 00:01 ET Regs, Spending Sink U.S. to 10th Place on Index of Economic Freedom

Nation's global score slips for fourth straight year Sharp increases in government spending and more costly regulations contributed to...


18 Oct, 2011, 10:41 ET Heritage to Co-Host Foreign Policy Debate with AEI, CNN

The Heritage Foundation will co-host a Republican presidential debate on foreign policy and national security with the American Enterprise...


20 Jun, 2011, 15:17 ET Expanded Chart Book Shows Impact of Skyrocketing National Debt

In roughly 20 years, the typical American's share of the national debt will more than triple—unless Washington gets the nation's fiscal house...


25 May, 2011, 16:40 ET The Heritage Foundation's "Saving the American Dream" Plan Cuts Most Debt, Taxes & Federal Spending

Of all the plans released today at the Peter G. Peterson Foundation's 2011 Fiscal Summit, the Heritage Foundation's proposal reduces the national...


10 May, 2011, 11:28 ET Heritage Unveils "Saving the American Dream Plan" to Fix Nation's Debt, Cut Federal Spending and Restore Prosperity

With the nation's spending and debt problems on the verge of destroying the American dream for future generations, the Heritage Foundation today...


27 Apr, 2011, 12:12 ET New Chart Book Graphically Illustrates the Federal Financial Condition

Just how bad is the financial State of the Nation? The answer—in clear, bold graphics—can be found in a special, preview edition of The...


11 Jan, 2011, 23:00 ET Economic Freedom Advanced in 2010

Hong Kong still tops Heritage/Wall Street Journal Index, but Singapore closes in; Rwanda earns "Most Improved" Though faced with continuing...


11 Jan, 2011, 23:00 ET Govt. Spending, High Taxes Restrain Growth in North America

United States no longer region's leader in economic freedom North America continues to enjoy greater economic freedom than any other region in...


02 Dec, 2010, 15:58 ET Heritage presenta nuevo sitio web en idioma español

The Heritage Foundation, la usina de pensamiento con más apoyo del país, presentó hoy un nuevo sitio web para darles acceso a los...


02 Dec, 2010, 06:00 ET Heritage Launches New Spanish Language Website

The Heritage Foundation, the nation's most broadly-supported think tank, today launched a new website to give Spanish-speaking Americans access to...


02 Dec, 2010, 06:00 ET Heritage Launches New Spanish Language Website

The Heritage Foundation, the nation's most broadly-supported think tank, today launched a new website to give Spanish-speaking Americans access to...


29 Sep, 2010, 14:00 ET Free Trade Policies Advance Despite Global Recession: New Study Links Prosperity and Trade Freedom

Despite the ravages of a global recession, free trade policies are more popular around the world today than ever before, according to a new study...


17 Aug, 2010, 12:00 ET Heritage Prescribes 'Solutions for America'

Policy Agenda Would Curb Federal Spending, Spur Job Creation The Heritage Foundation today released "Solutions for America," a comprehensive...


12 Apr, 2010, 12:27 ET Update: Chart Book Exposes Federal Spendathon in Graphic Terms

The federal government is spending more per household than ever before. At this rate, by the time this spring's college graduates turn 67, federal...


20 Jan, 2010, 10:00 ET U.S. Economy No Longer Free, Says 2010 Index Analysis

The U.S. economy is no longer "free" according to the "2010 Index of Economic Freedom," a 485-page analysis of the world's economies prepared by...


20 Jan, 2010, 09:20 ET Economic Freedom Drives Growth and Prosperity, 16th Index of Economic Freedom Shows

Hong Kong and Singapore top Index; Data show economic freedom improves overall quality of life, promotes political and social progress; Increased...


30 Jul, 2009, 15:57 ET Millions of Pennsylvanians Could Lose Private Insurance, Study Shows

An estimated 4.1 million residents in Pennsylvania could lose their private, employer-based coverage if Congress passes a House health reform...


30 Jul, 2009, 15:56 ET Thousands of New Mexicans Could Lose Private Insurance, Study Shows

An estimated 428,000 residents in New Mexico could lose their private, employer-based coverage if Congress passes a House health reform bill,...


30 Jul, 2009, 15:54 ET Thousands of Nebraskans Could Lose Private Insurance, Study Shows

An estimated 700,100 residents in Nebraska could lose their private, employer-based coverage if Congress passes a House health reform bill,...


30 Jul, 2009, 15:53 ET Thousands of Montanans Could Lose Private Insurance, Study Shows

An estimated 256,700 residents in Montana could lose their private, employer-based coverage if Congress passes a House health reform bill,...


30 Jul, 2009, 15:50 ET Millions of Virginians Could Lose Private Insurance, Study Shows

An estimated 2.7 million residents in Virginia could lose their private, employer-based coverage if Congress passes a House health reform bill,...