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August 16, 2019
By Owen Macaulay
Smaller cities in the United States are growing much more quickly than large ones, reversing a trend earlier in the 2010-2019 decade.
August 16, 2019
By Madeline Peltzer
Oregon is dramatically increasing the number of students from middle-income families fed at school at no cost to their parents.
August 16, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #332
August 16, 2019
Rebuttal Will Explain How U.N. ‘Solutions’ to Climate Change Harm World’s Poorest
August 16, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
Bipartisan legislation to use revenues from energy production on federal property to pay down the large maintenance backlog at national parks was approved by the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources.
August 15, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Many of my friends have long referred to environmentalists as “watermelons” — green on the outside, red on the inside.
August 15, 2019
By Edward Hudgins
The U.S. Department of Labor proposes a rule to expand access to apprenticeships.
August 15, 2019
By Anthony Watts
The media are abuzz over the first icy "casualty" of climate change: a small glacier in Iceland named Okjökull, also known as "OK."
August 15, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
For more than 20 years I’ve watched media outlets fail to accurately portray the debate surrounding climate change. Unfortunately, things are getting worse.
August 15, 2019
By Vivian Jones
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has ruled Dane County cannot force Enbridge Inc. to purchase special environmental liability insurance as a condition of permission to expand its oil pipeline.
August 15, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
New York state has adopted what Gov. Andrew Cuomo has dubbed the Green New Deal of New York, the most aggressive carbon-emissions-reduction goals in the nation.
August 14, 2019
By Robert Genetski
Review of People, Power and Profits: Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent by Joseph E. Stiglitz
August 13, 2019
By Robert G. Holland
Over the past 15 years, the Opportunity Scholarship Program (OSP) has become the Little Engine That Could among school choice programs in the United States.
August 13, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Politicians everywhere should have to take a version of the Hippocratic Oath, swearing the laws they enact to solve problems won’t make the situation worse.
August 13, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Warren barely scratched the surface on the audacity of unelected and unaccountable executive agency officials who blatantly abuse their positions of power for their own gain.
August 13, 2019
By Christopher Talgo
News flash: Medicare and Social Security, the nation’s two largest entitlement programs, are on the fast track towards bankruptcy.
August 13, 2019
By Joe Barnett
Government paternalism consists not only of giving people things they didn’t pay for, but also in preventing people from making decisions that, in the benevolent judgment of superintending bureaucrats, aren’t in their best interest.
August 13, 2019
By Jim Lakely
NOTE: This article about 'skeptic' climate scientist Nir Shaviv was published and then quickly pulled from Forbes.com. We publish it here to save the trouble of using the Wayback Machine to read it. The Internet is Forever.
August 13, 2019
By Juliana Knot
Operating a business generally requires a permit, and food-sellers are subject to the requirements of state and local health codes.
August 13, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
A finds methane emissions from U.S. oil and natural gas production over the past decade are “an order of magnitude lower” than what has been reported by previous studies.
August 12, 2019
By Richard Ebeling
Social and economic crises, real and imagined, often seem to bring out the most wrongheaded thinking in matters of government policy.
August 12, 2019
By Steve Goreham
Modern transportation is amazing. Each day, millions of people fly, drive, or are transported across our world for business, pleasure or to see distant family members.
August 12, 2019
By Art Carden
A new paper forthcoming in the journal American Economic Review: Insights estimates the effect of trade with China on American consumers and shows us what we stand to lose if we don't end the trade war.
August 12, 2019
By Paul Driessen
FDA must no longer let organic food growers, manufacturers and sellers get away with lies.
August 12, 2019
By Vivian E. Jones
“Subway map” illustrates the tangled taxpaying process, from getting answers to tax law questions up through audits, appeals, and litigation
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August 12, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of August 5, 2019
August 12, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
California landowners who had their land seized years ago through eminent domain for the state’s high-speed rail project are still waiting to be paid for the expenses owed them, for land the state might never even get around to using.
August 8, 2019
By Hayley Sledge
The goal of the Trump regulatory agenda is “to reduce costly regulation, while protecting workers, public health, safety, and the environment,” the report states.
August 7, 2019
By Douglas Carr
From 1960 to 1973, the U.S. economy grew by an average of 4.3 percent per year with a government share of 30 percent of GDP.
August 7, 2019
By Tim Benson
Keynote speakers at ICCC 13 said the high costs of policies proposed to fight climate change weren't justified by a scientific understanding of the purported risks.
August 6, 2019
By Larry Sand
The “Red for Ed” movement is becoming redder by the day.
August 6, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
They urge lawmakers in Madison to forgo “using the heavy hand of government to regulate wedding barns out of business."
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August 6, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
After banning the sale of flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes and flavoring in e-cigarettes, San Francisco is snuffing out tobacco harm reduction again.
August 6, 2019
By Christopher Talgo
President Donald Trump signed an executive order (EO) to streamline the process for developing, testing, and gaining approval of genetically modified crops in order to reduce costs and encourage development.
August 6, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Speakers at the 13th International Conference on Climate Change discussed climate science, energy and climate economics, and whether various policy options were likely to harm or promote economic prosperity while maintaining a healthy environment.
August 5, 2019
By Hayley Sledge
Under the law, cities using automated traffic-enforcement cameras are required to report to the state any revenues generated by the fines from the cameras.
August 5, 2019
By James Taylor
Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee’s recently announced climate plan would come at a very steep price, putting the average U.S. household on the hook for $75,000 over the next 10 years.
August 5, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
President Trump vowed to increase transparency concerning how federal agencies operate and impose rules.
August 5, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #331
August 5, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
The new law covers a wide array of professions, including health care, dentistry, construction, real estate, cosmetology, teaching, accounting, engineering, and embalming.