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Mar 15

New Zealand Attack A 'Horrendous, Horrendous Act of Terrorism'

Heritage expert Robin Simcox joined Fox News to talk about the terror attack in New Zealand, the steps being taken by law enforcement to respond to the attack, and the role of the internet in this attack. "This guy left behind a very large social media presence ... there is going to be a lot of work by investigators, not only looking at his contacts in the real world but also who he was interacting with online," said Simcox.   

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Mar 15

Heritage Explains: The Dignity of Work

This week on the “Heritage Explains” podcast, Vijay Menon, a research assistant for domestic policy studies at Heritage, discusses policy proposals that are degrading the dignity of work. How did we get to this point and how can we fix it?

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Mar 14

Heritage President on Neomi Rao’s Confirmation to Federal Bench

"America has the best, most independent, judicial system in the world and we need the right kind of judges to keep it that way. America needs judges who know their proper role and will not bend to public or political pressure," said Heritage President Kay Coles James. "Neomi Rao is well qualified to serve on any federal court – even the American Bar Association says so – but especially for the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington."

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Mar 14

Heritage Experts Applaud Senate's Confirmation of William Beach

“Bill Beach was the long-time (and founding) director of The Heritage Foundation’s Center for Data Analysis," said Heritage's Norbert Michel. "He is a gifted economist with a long track record of overseeing original statistical research on topics such as labor, Social Security, trade, and tax."

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Mar 13

Drivers of Growing Spending

Federal spending will increase by more than $2.9 trillion through 2028. Three major budget categories—health care, social security, and interest on the debt—will account for 84 percent of this spending growth.

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Mar 12

Heritage Responds to President Trump’s FY2020 Budget

"The American people deserve a federal budget that is fiscally sound and that funds constitutionally-mandated national priorities, including full funding for the military. President Trump’s budget is a significant down payment on the restoration of fiscal sustainability, but it doesn’t include reforms to address structural problems with entitlement programs ..."

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