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 – Senators: Do Your Duty and Confirm Wheeler Now! - February 19, 2019
- Heartland Weekly – Democrats’ Green New Deal Is Simply Crazy - February 11, 2019
- Heartland Weekly –Record Cold Forces Rethink on Global Warming - February 4, 2019
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US Reduces Carbon More Than EU
When Trump pulled out of the Paris Climate Accord, the whole world cried foul. One year later, the U.S. is cleaner than Europe and has a faster-growing economy, too.
A Conversation with Mark Janus
Host: Jesse Hathaway
Guest: Mark Janus
Mark Janus, a senior fellow with the Illinois Policy Institute and the successful plaintiff in the landmark Supreme Court case Janus v. AFSCME, joins the podcast.
Heartland Reacts to EPA Mileage Freeze
The EPA and the NHTSA announced a proposed rule to reconsider fuel mileage mandates imposed by the Obama administration and embraced by California.
Truth About the ESA
Host: H. Sterling Burnett
Guest: RJ Smith
R.J. Smith, the godfather of free market environmentalism, argues the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s proposed reforms to the Endangered Species Act don’t go far enough.
Begging the Gov. to Save Your Life
Host: Sarah Lee
Guest: Naomi Lopez Bauman
The idea that you have to beg the government to save your own life is absurd. Naomi Lopez Bauman goes into how Right to Try can subvert this lunacy.
The Homeschooling Option
When public schools fail students, homeschooling remains a viable option that produces children with similar, if not better, results.
Is a Financial Crisis Inevitable?
John Merrifield and Barry Poulson
The CBO’s latest long-term budget outlook has cast a grim reality on public debt. A solution must be found and soon.
GW is Not Most Pressing Concern
Most people don’t really care about global warming, don’t think it affects them much, and don’t believe the hype.
Dangers of Totalitarian Planning
American Institute for Economic Research
While a system of identity politics must bring an end to personal libertyl, such a system would bring about an end to economic liberty as well.
Welfare Programs and Problems
Everyone knows that Social Security and Medicare are underfunded. They can only provide the benefits they have promised by borrowing from the future.
Billionaire’s Radical Initiatives Advance
Environment & Climate News
With the financial support of a California billionaire, efforts to use government power to force a radical increase in the use of renewable energy have advanced in three states.