Action Plan for President Trump

Action Plan for President Trump

The Heartland Institute released a 34-point action plan for the new administration in November. The entire document can be downloaded in PDF here. Click on the titles below to view each section of the document.

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Roadmap for the 21st Century

The Roadmap for the 21st Century Project is a collaboration of free-market experts nationwide reflecting their views on the major public policy choices facing the nation, particularly those affecting economic growth and prosperity. Formal co-sponsors of the project are the National Tax Limitation Foundation and The Heartland Institute, with supporting roles played by Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) and the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).

Click here to read the evolving multi-part series that serves as a detailed handbook for the Trump administration’s reform of health care, education, monetary policy, energy, welfare, and more.


Freedom Rising under President Trump

The election of Donald J. Trump as president offers the best opportunity in decades to shrink the size and power of government and increase individual liberty. The Heartland Institute will be tracking and recording the ways in which executive actions by President Trump – and bills he signs from Congress – show that freedom is rising.


Heartland Commentary

Trump Bids Paris Adieu!, H. Sterling Burnett, Climate Change Weekly (Jun 2, 2017)

States’ Role in the Trump-era Energy Revolution, Bette Grande, The Washington Times (May 19. 2017)

Could Trump Become Education’s Great Liberator?, Robert Holland, Townhall (May 16. 2017)

Open Letter to Ivanka Trump: Serve Your Father by Relying on Scientists, Not Celebrities Who Push Climate Calamity, Joseph Bast, Breitbart (May 15, 2017)

Google Takeaways from Trump Antitrust Chief’s Senate Confirmation Hearing, Scott Cleland, Heartland Institute (May 12. 2017)

Butler University Offers Outrageous Anti-Trump Course, Provides ‘Strategies for Resistance’, Justin Haskins (May 3, 2017)

Four Reasons Trump Should Withdraw From Paris Climate Agreement, H. Sterling Burnett, Heartland Institute (Apr 27, 2017)

To Put America First, Trump Must Exit the Paris Climate Agreement, Isaac Orr, Townhall (Apr 27, 2017)

Trump’s Tax Promises Could Make Tax Day Less Painful, Jesse Hathaway, Townhall (Apr 18, 2017)

Watch the Video and Sign the Petition to President Trump: Get the U.S. Out of the Paris Climate Treaty, Paul Driessen, Heartland Institute (Apr 18, 2017)

Trump Is About To Shed An Obama Holdover – May It Be The Lead Of A Long Train, Seton Motley, RedState (Apr 6, 2017)

Trump Administration Reverses Obama Transgender Bathroom Edict, Teresa Mull, Heartland Institute (Mar 23. 2017)

Trump’s Budgetary Blueprint Retains America’s Welfare State, Richard Ebeling, Heartland Institute (Mar 20, 2017)

Trump Slashes Climate Budget, Programs, H. Sterling Burnett, Climate Change Weekly (Mar 17, 2017)

Trump Charts His Road To Restoration Of Booming American Prosperity, Peter Ferrara, Daily Caller (Mar 8, 2017)

Obama’s Assaults On Trump – Are Assaults On Our Governmental System And Nation, Seton Motley, Freedom Pub (Mar 8, 2017)

Trump’s Kids, Climate Scientists Disagree on Climate Policy, H. Sterling Burnett, Climate Change Weekly (Mar 3, 2017)

Trump Cites Wyoming Rancher While Signing Waters of the U.S. OrderKathy Hoekstra, Environment & Climate News (Mar 3, 3017)

Heartland Institute Experts React to President Trump’s Address to Congress, Heartland Institute (Mar 1, 2017)

Advice to Trump: Make Ethanol Grain Again, Isaac Orr, Investor’s Business Daily (Mar 1, 2017)

Trump Qualifies to Scold Congress about Obamacare, Michael Hamilton, Consumer Power Report (Feb 28, 2017)

Trump’s First 30 Days: Implementing the Regulatory Reform Agenda, Thomas A. Hemphill, Heartland Institute (Feb 28, 2017)

Trump’s IRS Gives Relief to Obamacare Walking Wounded, Michael Hamilton, Consumer Power Report (Feb 22, 2017)

Trump Executive Order Eases Obamacare Burdens, Emma Vinton, Heartland Institute (Feb 20, 2017)

Trump Delivers on Climate, Energy, H. Sterling Burnett, Boston Herald (Feb 17, 2017)

Trump’s Too Smart to Fall for Harmful Republican Establishment Tax Plan, H. Sterling Burnett, Inside Sources (Feb. 17, 2017)

NC Lawmakers Urge Trump to Scuttle or Restrict Wind Project, Bonner Cohen, Environment & Climate News (Feb 16, 2017)

The Swamp Strikes Back: Some Of Trump’s White House Guests Are Not His Friends, Seton Motley, RedState (Feb 16, 2017)

Early Actions Show Trump is Serious About Climate, Energy Policy Reform, H. Sterling Burnett, Heartland Institute (Feb 16, 2017)

Trump Signaled Rule of Law is Still King with ObamaCare Order, Michael Hamilton, The Hill (Feb 8, 2017)

Trump Cabinet Picks Offer Hope for Environmental Progress, H. Sterling Burnett, The Hill (Feb 4, 2017)

Trump Calls for Speedier Approval of New Drugs, Heartland Institute Press Release (Feb 1, 2017)

Higher Ed Groups Lobby Trump for More Campus Rights, Teresa Mull, School Choice Weekly (Feb 1, 2017)

FDA Hiring Freeze No Problem for Trump’s Nominees, Michael Hamilton, Consumer Power Report (Feb 1, 2017)

Trump Is Deregulating – Fast. Congress Needs to Get Up to Speed, Seton Motley, RedState (Jan 31, 2017)

The Ignored Lesson and Teachable Moment from the 2016 ElectionLennie Jarratt, Townhall (Jan 30, 2017)

Even With Trump’s Support, U.S. Labor Is Singing the Blues, Thomas Hemphill, RealClearMarkets (Jan 30, 2017)

Trump Should Stop The Government’s Price-Fixing Micro-Management Of Music Royalties, Seton Motley, RedState (Jan 28, 2017)

Trump Starts Rolling Back Obama Climate Programs, H. Sterling Burnett, Climate Change Weekly (Jan 27, 2017)

Trump Scrutinizes Candidates to Head FDA, Hayley Sledge, Health Care News (Jan 26, 2017)

Federal Lawmaker Starts Work on Trump Childcare Tax Incentive PlanMichael McGrady, Budget & Tax News (Jan 24, 2017)

Article V Convention of States Remains Important Under Trump, Michael Hamilton, Heartland Institute (Jan 23, 2017)

Heartland Institute President Joseph Bast on Trump’s Inaugural Address, Joseph Bast, Heartland Institute (Jan 20, 2017)

Trumping the Media, Scot Faulkner, Heartland Institute (Jan 20, 2017)

Rand Paul’s ‘Obamacare Replacement Act’ Deserves Trump’s Attention, Michael Hamilton, Consumer Power Report (Jan 19, 2017)

Trump Picks Climate Realists for New Administration, H. Sterling Burnett, Heartland Institute (Jan 17, 2017)

Trump Promised To Get Tough On China’s ‘Massive’ Intellectual Property Theft, Seton Motley, Heartland Institute (Jan 12, 2017)

Trump Cabinet Picks Indicate New Climate Sheriff in Town, H. Sterling Burnett, Climate Change Weekly (Jan 6, 2017)

Trump’s Reality Revolution Won – Now It Must Be Implemented, Seton Motley, Heartland Institute (Jan 3, 2017)

A Second Chance for Freedom, Joseph Bast, Heartland Institute (Dec. 27, 2016)

Dear President-elect Trump: Don’t Listen to Ben Santer, Jim Lakely, The Heartland Institute (Dec 27, 2016)

Trump Is Looking To Go – ‘Big League.’ Congress Says They’re Ready. Let’s Do It, Seton Motley, RedState (Dec 22, 2016)

Trump Should Adopt These Climate-Related Reforms to Make America Great Again, H. Sterling Burnett, Orange County Register (Dec 22, 2016)

Trump’s Shopping Strategy Demonstrates Free-Trade Benefits, C. Edmund Wright, The Heartland Institute (Dec 19, 2016)

Trump Vows Changes in Nation’s Energy, Climate Policies, H. Sterling Burnett, The Heartland Institute (Dec 16, 2016)

Trump Should Shut Down the FCC, Seton Motley, The Hill (Dec 15, 2016)

Trump Chooses DeVos to Head Education Department, Teresa Mull, The Heartland Institute (Dec 13, 2016)

Trump Appoints Oklahoma AG Scott Pruitt to Head EPA, Heartland Reacts, Jim Lakely, The Heartland Institute (Dec 12, 2017)

How Trump and Promise of FCC Reform are Already Spurring Economic Growth, Scott Cleland, The Hill (Dec 11, 2016)

Conservatives Must Strongly Support Trump on Climate Change, Tom Harris, The Heartland Institute (Dec 9, 2016)

Media Misleads on Trump Climate Switch, H. Sterling Burnett, Climate Change Weekly (Dec 8, 2016)

Trump and Climate Policy, H. Sterling Burnett, Climate Change Weekly (Dec 2, 2016)

Trump’s Energy, Climate Plans Will Put America First Again, H. Sterling Burnett, American Spectator (Dec 2, 2016)

State Lawmakers Prepare for Medicaid Expansion ‘Uncertainty’ After Trump’s Election, Michael Hamilton, The Heartland Institute (Dec 1, 2016)

The Trump Transition: Away From Enormous, Terrible Top-Down Government, Seton Motley, RedState (Nov 30, 2016)

Heartland Offers Advice to Trump, Joseph Bast, The Heartland Institute (Nov 29, 2016)

Trump to Obama’s Energy Legacy: ‘You’re Fired’, Isaac Orr, Breitbart (Nov 29, 2016)

Speaker Ryan Leads Republicans To A Better Way, Peter Ferrara, Daily Caller (Nov 22, 2016)

Who Will Be the Next U.S. Education Secretary?, Teresa Mull, School Choice Weekly (Nov 22, 2016)

PRESS RELEASE: Heartland Institute Releases ‘Action Plan for President Trump’ (Nov 21, 2016)

Will Trump close Department of Education?, Robert Holland, School Reform News (Nov 20, 2016)

What to Expect from a Trump FCC, Scott Cleland, Heartland Institute (Nov 16, 2016)

What the Trump Victory Means for Energy, Charles N. Steele, Heartland Institute (Nov 11, 2016)

Trump Victory Is Crushing Defeat for Environmental Movement, H. Sterling Burnett, Climate Change Weekly, (Nov 11, 2016)

Time for Trump to Execute Promised Obamacare Repeal, Michael Hamilton, Consumer Power Report (Nov 10, 2016)

Trump’s Tax Reform Promises A Boom. Hillary’s Trillion-Dollar Hike Guarantees Recession, Peter Ferrara, Heartland Institute (Nov 8, 2016)

Trump and Clinton Both Wrong on Ethanol, Jeff Stier, Heartland Institute (Oct 14, 2016)

Trump’s Tax Reform Is The First Step To Booming Economic Recovery, Peter Ferrara, Heartland Institute (Oct 12, 2016)

Trump’s Education Plan of Choice: Worth the Wait?, Robert Holland, Heartland Institute (Sept 30, 2016)

Trump: Making America’s Energy Policy Cheaper, Faster, and Better, Marita Noon, Townhall (Jul 18, 2016)

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