Free-Market Speakers Bureau

Welcome to the Heartland Institute’s Free-Market Speakers Bureau. Use this site to book a speaker for your next event or meeting, or call Nikki Comerford at 312-377-4000.

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Farrara Peter Ferrara is a senior fellow for The Heartland Institute, director of entitlement and budget policy for the Institute for Policy Innovation, and general counsel of the American Civil Rights Union. He is author of two Heartland Policy Studies — “The Obamacare Disaster: An Appraisal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” (2010) and “The Obama Health Plan: Rationing, Higher Taxes, and Lower Quality Care” (2009) and is working on and eight-part series of Policy Briefs on entitlement reform.

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James M. Taylor is a senior fellow for The Heartland Institute focusing on energy and environment issues. He is managing editor of Environment & Climate News, a national monthly publication devoted to sound science and free-market environmentalism. He also writes a weekly column for and a weekly email newsletter, Climate Change Weekly.

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-Pamela Gorman
Former State Senator – Arizona