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  • New Heritage Video: Cap & Tax Won't Save the Earth

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LPPVDOpFCIA&fmt=18[/youtube] For all the latest research and commentary from Heritage visit the Cap and Trade Rapid Response page

    In the Green Room: Texas Senator John Cornyn

    After speaking at Heritage’s weekly Blogger Briefing, Senator Cornyn articulated why a public option does not lower health care costs, no matter what.

    Last Day to Help Stop the EPA From Hijacking the Economy

    Sign your name at stopepa.com and join the 20,000 other people who have voiced their opposition to the EPA’s April 17th endangerment finding, which grants them regulatory powers to one day regulate anything that emits carbon dioxide. Hurry. The petition ends midnight on Tuesday, June 23rd.

    The Cloakroom: June 22 - June 28

    Major Senate Floor Action – The Senate will continue proceedings on the tourism bill, which we commented on earlier this week. The bill proposes that a “nonprofit corporation” be established to promote tourism in the United States. There is a $10 tax that would be placed on every visitor. The … More

    Picture This: Health Care Consumers on Critical List

    Heritage analyst Nina Owcharenko details what rational health care reform looks like: Congress soon will take up legislation to reform the health care system. The policies outlined by President Obama during his campaign and those proposed by Democrats in Congress would centralize control over health care in Washington. “The chief … More

    In the Green Room: Neb. State Treasurer Shane Osborn

    In three short years as “Nebraska’s CFO,” Shane Osborn has revolutionized the way Nebraskans interact and keep tabs on their government. It’s called nebraskaspending.com and it cost only $38,000 to make: I believe elected officials have a duty to show the public how their tax dollars are being spent right down to … More

    In the Green Room: Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels

    Sen. Alexander (R-TN) Wants to Give Govt's GM, Chrysler Shares Back to Taxpayers

    On a blogger conference call this morning, Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) discussed a bill he introduced last week that would distribute the Federal government’s recently acquired GM and Chrysler stock to taxpaying Americans. “Instead of the Treasury owning 60 percent of shares in the new GM and 8 percent of … More

    In the Green Room: Rep. Marsha Blackburn

    Today, the Foundry presents our first installment of In the Green Room. This new feature offers Foundry readers behind-the-scenes access to distinguished guests of the Heritage Foundation. Every day, Heritage plays host to some of the most powerful leaders and thinkers of our time. Now you can join them, here … More

    The Cloakroom: June 8 - June 14

    Senate Floor · FDA Tobacco Regulation – S982 · Supplemental Appropriations for Iraq and Afghanistan – HR2346 · Creation of a non-profit to increase tourism in the United States – S1023 Major Senate Committee Action · Foreign Relations Committee – Arms Control Nomination hearing  · Energy and Natural Resources Committee … More