Aouste is a graduate from DePaul University with a BA in Political Science. While studying he participated in the Fund for American Studies program in Washington D.C. Prior to joining Heartland in 2015, he was a staff intern on Bruce Rauner’s successful Illinois gubernatorial campaign. Aouste resides in Hainseville, Illinois.
Latest posts by Billy Aouste (see all)
- Heartland Weekly – Why a Carbon Tax Does Not Work - February 12, 2018
- Heartland Weekly – Today’s ‘Che Guevara’ Democrats Do Not Understand Economic Growth - January 8, 2018
- A Year of Top Heartland Stories - December 28, 2017
On Tuesday, October 17, Research Fellow H. Sterling Burnett was a guest on the nationally syndicated radio program An Economy of One broadcast on Radio America Network and regionally on iHeartMedia. Burnett discusses the end of the Environment Protection Agency’s “sue and settle” policy. During the previous administration, environmental groups would legally threaten the EPA in order to enact new rules, which they would put into place as part of a settlement to not go to court. It was a shocking policy that bypassed Congress and all other traditional rulemaking processes which equated to backroom deals. Listen to the full report above.