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Solutions 2016

An arsenal of today’s best conservative policy recommendations for those fighting on the front lines of American political life, whether by running for office or simply being an active citizen in their community. Read More

on Appropriations

House Energy and Water Bill Makes Progress but Could Do More to Cut Spending

Heritage Foundation analysts have recommended funding for Energy and Water to be $35.5 billion in 2017, about $1.9 billion less than the level proposed in this bill. Read More

2016 Federal Budget in Pictures

In 2016 the national debt exceeded $19 trillion. Now, more than ever it’s critical that we understand the nation’s spending, taxes and debt. These powerful charts enable all Americans to better understand the federal budget and identify important areas of reform. Read More

The Case Against Dodd–Frank: How the "Consumer Protection" Law Endangers Americans

A comprehensive picture of this deeply flawed law and proposals for improving the way the financial markets are regulated. Read More

on Puerto Rico

House Draft Falls Short of Priorities for Puerto Rico

Congress should focus on these three priorities when considering potential legislation... Read More

on Welfare and Welfare Spending

Child Nutrition Reauthorization: Time for Serious Reform, Not Tinkering

Policymakers have the opportunity to get child nutrition policy right. Read More

on Regulation

Federal and State Governments Should Not Require Mandatory Labeling of Genetically Engineered Food

Policymakers need to get it right instead of doing something that could well have long-term and possibly permanent repercussions for genetic engineering, farmers, and consumers, both in the United States and around the world. Read More

on Budget and Spending

A Blueprint for Balance: A Federal Budget for 2017

The Blueprint for Balance provides detailed recommendations for the annual congressional budget. Read More

on International Conflicts

The Role of Sweden and Finland in NATO's Defense of the Baltic States

Moscow should not interpret Sweden and Finland’s non-NATO status as a green light to intervene in the Baltic States because NATO cannot come to their defense. Read More