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    Heritage Agrees With Schumer on Housing Finance Reform

    The whole point of a free-enterprise system is to allow both private gains and losses so that markets don’t end up with shortages and surpluses. Subsidization leads to things like inflated home prices, and inflated markets eventually crash, wreaking havoc on the way down. More

    Pawlenty Joins the Fight to End Fannie and Freddie

    Two Financial Services Roundtable executives, former Governor Tim Pawlenty (R–MN) and former Navy Secretary John Dalton, have penned an article that highlights the key points in the housing finance reform debate. In particular, the article pointedly calls for an end to the government guarantees of government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae … More

    Pawlenty and Boehner Agree: Stop Taxmageddon Now

    Former Governor Tim Pawlenty (R–MN), national co-chair of the Romney for President campaign, appeared on CNBC yesterday and chastised President Obama for failing to lead on stopping Taxmageddon before the November election. Pawlenty is right: Washington should stop Taxmageddon now. Heritage has been saying just that for weeks. Speaker of … More

    Guest Blogger: Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty

    When I was first elected Governor of Minnesota, the state budget had grown an average of 20.5% every two years for four decades. This spending path was unsustainable. That’s why as governor, I held the line on taxes and spending. We’ve cut average annual budget increased to about 2% and … More

    'The Biggest Strategic Issue We Face'

    MINNEAPOLIS — Entrepreneur-turned-filmmaker Bob Compton kicked off an American Solutions panel on education by showing a 13-minute clip of “2 Million Minutes,” a documentary that follows six students in India, China and the United States. The 2 million is a reference to the number of minutes a person has in … More