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January 4, 2019
By Bartlett Cleland
The fundamental problem of defining privacy is the same as defining obscenity. What is an outrage to one person is no big deal to another.
January 4, 2019
By Paul Driessen
Climate Crisis Inc. gets billions to promote imaginary manmade cataclysm – but attacks realists.
January 3, 2019
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., James Taylor
For the first time since at least the 1940s, the United States is exporting more oil and petroleum than it imports, spurring economic growth.
January 3, 2019
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., James Taylor
The Environmental Protection Agency announced it is rolling back some of the excessive, and possibly illegal, water regulations imposed by the Obama administration.
January 3, 2019
By Luke Karnick
Could something like China's social credit system happen in America?
January 3, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
Arizona voters rejected a ballot initiative which would have required utilities to use renewable sources to produce at least 50 percent of the electricity in the state by 2030, “irrespective of the cost to customers.”
January 2, 2019
By Owen Macaulay
Rollback of more than 800 outdated or unnecessary regulations
January 2, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
A significant error led researchers to issue a correction to estimates of global ocean warming published in the journal Nature.
January 2, 2019
By Ashley Bateman
Pending confirmation by the 116th Congress, Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA) says he will fill the seat of retiring Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and address health care affordability and high drug prices in his new role.
January 2, 2019
Young Americans have the lowest rate of use of primary care doctors, a new survey reports.
December 31, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
A $44 billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project planned by the state of Alaska to sell natural gas to Asian markets could be upended by November’s election of Mike Dunleavy as the state’s new governor.
December 28, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #309
December 27, 2018
By Larry Bell
The planet can finally draw a fresh breath of relief now that the fossil-fueled contrails waft away from hundreds of jumbo jets that transported some 30,000 climate alarm pontiffs and green energy panhandlers to and from their convention.
December 27, 2018
By David Wojick
Hecklers protested the U.S. event on fossil fuels but nobody bothered the Africans when they promoted the role of oil and gas in national development.
December 27, 2018
By Jim Lakely
The Heartland Institute hosted an event in Katowice, Poland discussing the latest research on climate science and the high costs of government efforts to fight purported anthropogenic climate change.
December 27, 2018
Alaska lawmakers are expected to reintroduce a measure to repeal the state’s certificate of need (CON) laws, which limit the services health care providers can offer.
December 27, 2018
By Leo Pusateri
Texas was joined by 19 other states in a so-far successful federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
December 27, 2018
A plan by Minnesota-based Land O’Lakes, Inc. to begin selling AHPs across state lines in Nebraska meets the state insurance standards required to begin offering the plans, Nebraska Department of Insurance Director Bruce Ramge says.
December 27, 2018
By Ashley Bateman
An Idaho think tank has filed a lawsuit asking the state’s Supreme Court to block a scheduled expansion of Medicaid.
December 26, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
Alaska earned more than $28 million from oil and gas lease sales on state property in the North Slope and the Beaufort Sea in 2018.
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December 24, 2018
By Bonner R. Cohen
Energy production on federal lands increased substantially during the first year of the Trump administration.
December 21, 2018
By James Taylor, Jay Lehr, H. Sterling Burnett, Tom Harris, Robert Bradley, Ron Arnold, Cedric Keith, Mischa Popoff
"The Trump administration deserves strong praise for standing up for American consumers and affordable energy." - James Taylor
December 21, 2018
By Oddvar Lundseng, Hans Johnsen and Stein Bergsmark
Even worse, its growing problems with wind and solar spell trouble all over the globe.
December 21, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #308
December 21, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
The use of fossil fuels has benefitted human welfare, health, and the environment reports a new study by the Non-Governmental International Panel on Climate Change.
December 20, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., James Taylor
Audit of websites for NASA, NOAA, DOE, reveal sites are peddling egregious propaganda, embracing Paris accord Trump rejected
December 20, 2018
By Linnea Lueken
Nevada voters passed a ballot initiative in the November 2018 midterm elections mandating at least 50 percent of the electricity provided by utilities in the state come from renewable sources by 2030.
December 20, 2018
By Seton Motley
The Donald Trump Administration has thankfully eradicated another Barack Obama Administration legacy liability.
December 19, 2018
By Linnea Lueken
New pact to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement
December 19, 2018
By Gregory Wrightstone
American innovation, private property rights and capitalism have led to a revolutionary sea change in the energy landscape by developing the vast oceans of natural gas through horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing.
December 19, 2018
By Christopher Talgo
The U.S. District Court of Montana issued an injunction halting construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.
December 19, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
Two Michigan brothers potentially face nearly three-quarters of million dollars in fines for removing hundreds of trees from their property without the permission of Canton Township.
December 19, 2018
By Tim Benson
A study examining six potential carbon dioxide taxes found the levies would depress U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and hamper states’ efforts to improve and maintain critical infrastructure.
December 19, 2018
By Ashley Bateman
Forty organizations have sent President Donald Trump a letter asking him to revoke what they characterize as an unfair and illegal Medicare rule previously imposed by executive fiat.
December 19, 2018
During the 2019 open-enrollment period for health insurance coverage, fewer Americans signed-up for health insurance through Obamacare exchanges than in the previous year.
December 19, 2018
By Leo Pusateri
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) have introduced legislation to impose price controls on the pharmaceutical market.
December 19, 2018
The Maryland General Assembly is considering a bill that would establish a “health insurance down payment plan” requiring residents to purchase health insurance or else pay a state tax penalty for being uninsured.
December 18, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
The Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) has proposed shutting down two large coal power plants it operates and replacing them with ones using renewable energy sources.
December 18, 2018
By Tim Benson
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced the government was suspending planned increases in taxes on gasoline and other energy sources slated to begin in January.
December 18, 2018
By Paul Driessen
The 30,000 alarmists gathered in Katowice, Poland expected to slam-dunk their report proclaiming a planet-threatening climate crisis.
 

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