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September 13, 2018
By Ashley Bateman
Arkansas physicians frustrated by hospital- and insurance-controlled care are returning to more personal, patient-driven options in the form of direct primary care (DPC) and concierge medicine.
September 13, 2018
By Leo Pusateri
The state of Nevada has begun the process of becoming the first state to leave the federal Obamacare exchange and set up a state-run version.
September 13, 2018
By Joe Barnett
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ordered a halt to construction on the 600-mile pipeline Atlantic Coast Pipeline designed to carry natural gas across West Virginia, Virginia, and North Carolina.
September 12, 2018
By Jeff Reynolds
Homeschooling is an increasingly popular option for Oregon parents who want to participate directly in their children’s education.
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September 12, 2018
By Brandon Best
The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce is considering a bill that would direct the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to stop state governments from misspending funds intended to pay for maintenance of emergency services.
September 12, 2018
By Brandon Best
Voters in Missouri repealed a state law prohibiting forced union membership, preventing the law from going into effect nearly a year and a half after it was signed.
September 12, 2018
By Sarah Quinlan
The current structure of Illinois’ government pension and retirement plan may allow former Maine Township High School District 207 Principal Audrey Haugan to receive $7.137 million in benefits—almost 20 times more than she paid into her savings.
September 12, 2018
By Jeff Reynolds
The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) predicts the federal deficit will hit $890 billion by the end of 2018 and exceed $1 trillion by 2019.
September 12, 2018
By Ashley Herzog
Colorado voters will decide in November whether to approve a ballot measure that would replace the state’s flat income tax with a progressive tax and increase taxes on business owners and on individuals earning more than $150,000 per year.
September 12, 2018
By Leo Pusateri
President Donald Trump notified Congress of his intent to sign a bilateral trade agreement with Mexico, as representatives from the United States, Canada, and Mexico continue to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), a trilateral tra
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September 12, 2018
By Sarah Quinlan
The tax reform package passed by congressional Republicans and signed into law by President Donald Trump in 2017 is promoting business investment in capital and workers, a small business owner told Republican members of Congress who visited his company.
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September 12, 2018
By Lindsey Stroud, Gregory Conley
“Although ‘protecting the children’ is a laudable goal, this rhetoric is overused and threatens the millions of smokers who have quit smoking combustible cigarettes by using these products.” - Lindsey Stroud
September 12, 2018
By Christopher Talgo
Twelve state attorneys general filed a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) rule expanding access to association health plans (AHP).
September 12, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) signed a five-year contract reforming the state’s system of payments for beneficiaries of government health care programs.
September 12, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
A Winston-Salem surgeon is suing to overturn North Carolina’s certificate of need (CON) law, arguing it prevents health care providers from improving services for their patients.
September 12, 2018
The departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Labor, and Treasury issued the final rule on August 1 making the expansion of short-term plans official.
September 12, 2018
By Edmund Contoski
 In a room 20 feet by 20 feet with a ten foot ceiling, how many matches would you have to light for the air in that room to have the same percentage of carbon dioxide as the atmosphere from the annual emissions of all the automobiles in the world?
September 11, 2018
By Jay Lehr, Tom Harris
San Francisco Climate Action Summit intends to set the stage for controlling our lives
September 10, 2018
By Billy Aouste
Week of September 3, 2018
September 10, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
The Minnesota Court of Appeals upheld a lower-court ruling that found Winona County’s ban on frac-sand mining was neither an unconstitutional limitation on interstate commerce nor a governmental “taking’ of private property without compensation.
September 7, 2018
By James Taylor
The average Arizona household will likely pay over $1,000 per year in additional costs if voters approve a renewable power ballot initiative this November.
September 7, 2018
By Seton Motley
The entirety of the Leftist radical environmental movement is dangerous and stupid.
September 7, 2018
By Richard Ebeling
Warnings are frequently heard nowadays that democracy is currently under threat.
September 7, 2018
By Christopher Talgo
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approved a major rule change allowing states greater flexibility in regulating coal-powered electrical plants’ waste products.
September 7, 2018
By Duggan Flanakin
A bi-partisan group of House legislators introduced a bill to use oil and gas revenues to fund the backlog of maintenance needs on many Federal lands.
September 6, 2018
By Jim Lakely
Think tank known globally for promoting sound climate science and economics counters pro-Paris efforts
September 6, 2018
By Bonner R. Cohen
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s office of Inspector General concluded the agency had shared responsibility for Flint’s drinking water fiasco, with EPA’s slow reaction to the crisis needlessly worsening the problem.
September 4, 2018
By Billy Aouste
Week of August 27, 2018
September 4, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
Southwestern Energy Company is asking the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to reverse a lower court’s decision that overturned decades of the state’s oil and gas law redefining fracking as trespass.
September 4, 2018
By Paul Driessen
Replacing Clean Power Plan with less harmful ACE rule does not fix fraudulent CO2 science
September 3, 2018
By Joshua Paladino
Patients experiencing chronic pain managed via analgesic medications pled for more options and easier access to opioid prescriptions at a public meeting with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
September 3, 2018
By Sarah Lee
Attorneys general from 11 states and Washington, DC filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia challenging the Trump administration’s June 20 rule expanding access to association health plans (AHPs).
September 3, 2018
By Edward Hudgins
With Labor Day on the horizon, many Americans are worried that automation will soon monopolize the job market.
September 3, 2018
By Michael McGrady
San Francisco became the latest city to ban the sale or distribution of single-use plastic straws at restaurants, bars, and retailers countywide.
August 31, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #297
August 30, 2018
By Seton Motley
Tuesday’s Florida primary delivered a surprise Socialist winner in their Democrat gubernatorial primary.
August 30, 2018
By Bonner R. Cohen
By a unanimous vote, the Texas Public Utility Commission (PUC) rejected what would have been the largest wind-energy project ever constructed in the United States.
August 29, 2018
By Sarah Lee
On August 2, the Trump administration issued a proposed rule allowing the sale of short-term, limited-duration health insurance plans, also known as short-term plans.
August 29, 2018
By Robert G. Holland
Alexa, are you a just-for-fun toy, or are you a super-serious genie that dwells in the mysterious computing cloud from which you will descend to be a player in every aspect of our existence?
August 29, 2018
By Christopher Talgo
To solve a problem, one must first diagnose its cause. This rings true in all walks of life. Yet this fundamental principle seems to be ignored when the problems of inner-city crime and poverty are considered.