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    All the Energy Technologies You'll Be Propping Up in 2014

    Heritage experts worked through the night to comb through the massive spending bill Congress just released. One of the big disappointments they found is a whopping $10.2 billion for energy industries and government energy programs—much of which should be taken care of in the private sector. While Congress allocates billions … More

    Marriage Testimony: You Can’t Say Fathers Are Essential if the Law Redefines Marriage to Make Them Optional

    Ryan T. Anderson, the William E. Simon Fellow at The Heritage Foundation, testified before the Indiana House Judiciary Committee yesterday on their proposed constitutional amendment to define marriage as the union of a man and woman. The controversial bill, which would place the amendment on the state ballot and give … More

    Rand Paul Address United States' Decline in Economic Freedom

    Senator Rand Paul decried the Obama administration today when speaking about economic freedom. “For a pro-choice party, this is the most anti-choice administration we’ve seen in a lifetime,” Kentucky GOP senator Paul says. Paul spoke at an event today launching The Wall Street Journal and Heritage Foundation’s 2014 Index of … More

    The $1 Trillion Omnibus Spending Bill Is Out: Now Find Out What's In It

    Late yesterday, Washington lawmakers dropped a massive, 1,582-page spending bill that will fund the entire government for fiscal year 2014. Known as the omnibus spending bill, the gigantic legislative text works off a budget deal that set spending at $1.012 trillion—$45 billion more than previous spending caps that were agreed … More

    Heritage Wins Tweetie Award for Best Use of Twitter

    Twitter recognized The Heritage Foundation’s digital team for its creative use of the micro-blogging platform today in an award ceremony hosted by Twitter DC. Heritage won a Tweetie Trophy for Best Use of Rich Media in a Promoted Tweet. Twitter singled out a tweet from the @Heritage handle that shared … More

    Rand Paul Speaks on U.S. Decline in Economic Freedom

    This year, the United States continued to lose ground to its competitors in the global race to advance economic freedom and prosperity. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) visits Heritage today at 11 a.m. ET to address the decline, which has occurred mostly on President Obama’s watch. The U.S. score has declined … More

    Want Spending Reduced? Support Cutting Your Favorite Government Program

    It’s time for citizens to hold elected officials accountable about spending – even if that means their favorite government-funded program gets axed. There’s no hint that Washington is starting to take our outrageous spending levels seriously. On the contrary, on Capitol Hill this week, lawmakers are preparing to vote in … More

    Genevieve Wood Joins The Foundry as Senior Contributor

    Genevieve Wood, whose work has advanced The Heritage Foundation’s policy priorities since 2006, this week takes on a key new role as senior contributor to The Foundry. The move harnesses Wood’s gifts in writing and speaking to Americans about practical solutions informed by conservative ideas, as Heritage begins to reposition … More

    This Is Not a Ranking We Should Be Proud Of

    Would you want to live in a country that is losing freedom? How about a country that has lost ground in property rights and become more corrupt? If you’re an American, you’re living there. The 20th anniversary edition of the Index of Economic Freedom reveals that the United States has … More