• The Heritage Network
    • Resize:
    • A
    • A
    • A
  • Donate
  • Have Lunch With Heritage: Friday at Noon

    Heritage Chat: Education Reform feat. Lindsey Burke We invite you to join us here on Friday, October 8th at 12PM EDT for a special live online chat with Education Policy Analyst Lindsey Burke. She will field your questions about what is currently going on in education reform and the historic … More

    Immigration Enforcement at the Crossroads: Arizona v. Obama Administration

    The Obama Justice Department has launched an unprecedented legal assault on Arizona’s attempts to stem the tide of illegal immigration, filing at least three lawsuits against Arizona and other state officials and entities. Supporters of Arizona’s actions argue that the lawsuits not only ignore conditions on the ground in Arizona, … More

    Outside the Beltway: A Taxpayer Victory in Bell, CA

    Last month, we highlighted wasteful spending in Bell, Calif., that resulted in paying the City Manager nearly $800,000 a year. There is a silver lining for Bell residents. This gross misuse of public funds prompted an investigation by prosecutors and what they found was amazing. They found that not only … More

    Chat on the Obama Tax Hikes

    Obama Tax Hikes Chat with Bill Beach

    Outside the Beltway: LAUSD Facing Budget Cuts, School Year Delayed

    The Los Angeles Unified School District ( LAUSD ) is in a bind. The Tuesday after Labor Day is usually when school starts for schoolchildren in Los Angeles. But not this year. Due to budget cuts, LAUSD could not open most of its school’s doors. This latest development is in … More

    Video of the Week: Where is Your Congressman?

    Heritage’s sister organization, Heritage  Action for America, recently released a video asking this very question. It is  a humorous video (starring veteran actor Clint Howard) that points to a more serious problem. Where are the congressmen in August? Are they holding townhall meetings to address constituent concerns? If not, what … More

    Outside the Beltway: Who are We Bailing Out?

    A bill signed by President Barack Obama on August 10th was supposed to save teachers’ jobs. It was a $26 Billion dollar spending bill that allocated $10 billion for education spending so school districts could rehire laid off teachers or prevent districts from having to fire more teachers. Speaker Nancy … More

    Outside the Beltway: Taxpayers Footing The Bill for Wasteful Spending

    The city of Bell, CA paid their former city manager nearly $800,000 a year. There was so much community backlash to the exorbitant salary, that he resigned. They had good reason to be outraged. The city manager was making nearly 20 times what the average family household income is in … More

    What Happens in Vegas Shouldn’t Stay in Vegas

    LAS VEGAS – Amidst a slew of liberal legislation passing Congress, conservatives have many reasons to feel down and out. However, at the RightOnline convention this weekend, hosted by Americans for Prosperity Foundation, the mood was overwhelmingly positive. From brand-new grassroots activists to veteran campaigners, the feeling was the same. … More

    What Is The Meaning of Independence Day? Tell USA Today Your Thoughts

    For 233 years, Independence Day has been the celebration of the day we declared our independence from the tyrannical reign of King George III. Since Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence it has been a symbol of freedom known worldwide. Thomas Jefferson noted, in a letter to John Adams … More