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  • Testimony posted July 27, 2016 by John Malcolm Civil Asset Forfeiture: When Good Intentions Go Awry

    Testimony before the Mississippi Asset Forfeiture Transparency Task Force  July 20, 2016 Thank you for inviting me to testify today on Mississippi efforts to examine and reform its civil asset forfeiture laws. My name is John Malcolm. I am the Director and the Ed Gilbertson and Sherry Lindberg Gilbertson Senior Legal Fellow in the Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and…

  • Testimony posted July 22, 2016 by Alden Abbott The CREATES Act: Ending Regulatory Abuse, Protecting Consumers, and Ensuring Drug Price Competition of 2016

    Testimony before the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights Committee on the Judiciary U.S. Senate June 21, 2016 Chairman Lee, Ranking Member Klobuchar, and distinguished Members of the Subcommittee: Thank you for the opportunity to speak to you today about the Creating and Restoring Equal Access to Equivalent Samples Act (CREATES Act) of…

  • Testimony posted July 18, 2016 by William T. Wilson, Ph.D. Evaluating the Financial Risks in China

    Testimony before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs U.S. Senate July 14, 2016 My name is William Wilson. I am a Senior Research Fellow at The Heritage Foundation. The views I express in this testimony are my own and should not be construed as representing any official position of The Heritage Foundation. Overview Despite its size, direct global…

  • Testimony posted July 8, 2016 by James Sherk Keeping the American Dream Alive: The Challenge to Create Jobs Under the NLRB’s New Joint Employer Standard

    Testimony before the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship U.S. Senate June 16, 2016 James Sherk, Research Fellow in Labor Economics Chairman Vitter, Ranking Member Shaheen, and members of the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, thank you for inviting me to testify. My name is James Sherk. I am a Research Fellow in Labor Economics at The…

  • Testimony posted June 16, 2016 by Brett D. Schaefer Examining the Multi-stakeholder Plan for Transitioning the Internet Assigned Number Authority

    Testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation May 24, 2016 My name is Brett Schaefer and I am the Jay Kingham Fellow in International Regulatory Affairs at The Heritage Foundation. The views I express in this statement for the record are my own and should not be construed as representing any official position of The Heritage…

  • Testimony posted June 15, 2016 by Lisa Curtis Sri Lanka’s Democratic Transition: A New Era for the U.S.–Sri Lanka Relationship

    Testimony before The House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific June 9, 2016  My name is Lisa Curtis. I am Senior Research Fellow at The Heritage Foundation. The views I express in this testimony are my own and should not be construed as representing any official position of The Heritage Foundation. I would like to take this opportunity to…

  • Testimony posted March 29, 2016 by Walter Lohman After the Rebalance to Asia

    After the Rebalance to Asia U.S.–China Economic and Security Review Commission March 31, 2016 My name is Walter Lohman. I am Director of the Asian Studies Center at The Heritage Foundation. The views I express in this testimony are my own and should not be construed as representing any official position of The Heritage Foundation. For five years now, Washington has…

  • Testimony posted March 22, 2016 by Robert E. Moffit, Ph.D. Preserving and Protecting Medicare

    Testimony before Subcommittee on Health Committee on Ways and Means U.S. House of Representatives March 16, 2016 My name is Robert E. Moffit. I am Senior Fellow at The Heritage Foundation. The views I express in this testimony are my own and should not be construed as representing any official position of The Heritage Foundation. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has…

  • Testimony posted March 18, 2016 by Elizabeth Slattery Executive Overreach in Domestic Affairs Part I—Health Care and Immigration

    Hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary Task Force on Executive Overreach U.S. House of Representatives March 15, 2016 Elizabeth H. Slattery Legal Fellow Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies The Heritage Foundation Mr. Chairman, Mr. Ranking Member, Members of the Committee: My name is Elizabeth Slattery, and I am a Legal Fellow in The Heritage…

  • Testimony posted March 17, 2016 by Lisa Curtis China’s South Asia Strategy

    Testimony Before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission March 10, 2016 My name is Lisa Curtis. I am Senior Research Fellow at The Heritage Foundation. The views I express in this testimony are my own and should not be construed as representing any official position of The Heritage Foundation. Introduction China’s major interests in South Asia include…

  • Testimony posted March 17, 2016 by Nicolas Loris Examining the Renewable Fuel Standard

    The House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on the Interior and the Subcommittee on Healthcare, Benefits, and Administrative Rules March 16, 2016 My name is Nick Loris. I am the Herbert & Joyce Morgan Fellow at The Heritage Foundation. The views I express in this testimony are my own, and should not be construed as representing…

  • Testimony posted March 7, 2016 by Nicolas Loris Examining the Department of Energy’s Loan Portfolio

    The House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space and Technology’s Subcommittee on Energy and Subcommittee on Oversight March 3, 2016 Nick Loris Herbert & Joyce Morgan Fellow The Heritage Foundation My name is Nick Loris and I am the Herbert & Joyce Morgan Fellow at The Heritage Foundation. The views I express in this testimony are my own, and should not be…

  • Testimony posted March 3, 2016 by Lindsey Burke Pertinent Issues Surrounding Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act

    Testimony before Committee on Education and the Workforce United States House of Representatives March 2, 2016 Lindsey Burke Will Skillman Fellow in Education Policy The Heritage Foundation My name is Lindsey Burke. I am the Will Skillman Fellow in Education Policy at The Heritage Foundation. The views I express in this testimony are my own, and should not be…

  • Testimony posted March 3, 2016 by Paul Larkin Geolocation Technology and Privacy

    Hearing Before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform United States House of Representatives March 2, 2016 Paul J. Larkin, Jr. Senior Legal Research Fellow Mr. Chairman, Mr. Ranking Member, Members of the Committee: My name is Paul J. Larkin, Jr. I currently am a Senior Legal Research Fellow at The Heritage Foundation. Most of my career has involved…

  • Testimony posted February 11, 2016 by Robert Rector Reducing Hunger and Very Low Food Security

    Executive Summary There are frequent claims of widespread hunger in the United States. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has defined hunger as “the uneasy or painful sensation caused by lack of food.” Hunger is a temporary sensation of discomfort; it is very different from and less severe than malnutrition. The most widely accepted measure of hunger is the very…