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 – Watch All of AFEC 2018 - August 13, 2018
- Heartland Weekly – A Conversation with Mark Janus - August 6, 2018
- Heartland Weekly – Anti-Carbon Tax Resolution Passed - July 23, 2018
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Bureaucracy Eats Education Funding
Robert Holland, Deseret News
While teachers have walked off their jobs in several states, armies of bureaucrats have been bickering over the massive Every Student Succeeds Act.
Heartland Applauds Right to Try Bill
Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D. and Kurt Hellmann
“At long last, American patients and their families can have hope that a life-saving drug will no longer be denied to them because of bureaucratic barriers.”
Jay Lehr Debates a Climate Alarmist
Jay Lehr, Mike Siegel Show
Listen to Heartland Institute Science Director Jay Lehr debate Peter Tichton on climate change on the nationally syndicated Mike Siegel Show.
Examining Trump’s Drug Pricing Plan
Host: Sarah Lee
Guest: Henry Miller
President Trump new drug-pricing plan seeks to lower the cost of prescription drugs by implementing free-market solutions, which means it will work.
Politically Incorrect Guide to GW
Host: H. Sterling Burnett
Guest: Marc Morano
Morano’s new book, The Politically Incorrect Guide to Climate Change describes the battle to bring sound science and civility to the climate wars.
Religious Freedom in America
Host: Lindsey Stroud and Chris Talgo
Guest: David Shestokas
A discussion of the First Amendment’s religious protection, specifically how and why Congress cannot “establish” a religion.
Happy National Waitstaff Day
Lindsey Stroud, Townhall
Last Monday was National Waitstaff Day, a time to appreciate the estimated 2.25 million “tip-wage” earners who want government to get out of their business.
Russian Collusion Dems & MSM Ignore
Paul Driessen, Heartland.org
Get the scoop about how Vladimir Putin’s pals fund radical groups that interfere with the United States’ elections, energy, agriculture, and our economy.
AZ Should Strike Against Bloat
Chris Talgo and Lennie Jarratt, InsideSources
Instead of teachers holding students hostage through their strikes, they should rally against massive administrative spending.
The Left: Experts At Deception
Seton Motley, RedState
“Accuse the other side of that which you are guilty.” Regardless of its origin, leftists are so very excellent at it.
The Danger of Our Political Divide
David S. D’Amato, The Heartland Institute
For years a consistent refrain in American politics has bewailed an increasingly polarized political atmosphere
Lawful Firearms Prevent Violence
Jeff Reynolds, The Heartland Institute
Possession of firearms by law-abiding citizens reduces crime and is key to deterring gun violence, says a new report.