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June 19, 2019
By James Taylor, Tim Benson, H. Sterling Burnett, Anthony Watts, Eric Eisenhammer, Isaac Orr, Bette Grande, Paul Driessen
“This new EPA rule demonstrates that draconian government impediments are not necessary for sound environmental stewardship.” - James Taylor
June 19, 2019
By Kelsey Hackem
Michigan is one of a growing number of states that has enacted a state-wide law prohibiting local governments from banning or regulating bags.
June 19, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
New York City’s iconic and historic glass and steel skyscrapers have no place in the city under Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Green New Deal, unless they undergo extensive and expensive retrofitting
June 18, 2019
By Richard Ebeling
It seems that every generation or two, fundamental economic ideas are questioned and challenged.
June 18, 2019
By Seton Motley
Friday delivered us an amazing headline containing an amazing quote.
June 18, 2019
By Frank Keeney
Today our federal government is gridlocked, dysfunctional, and in desperate need of repair.
June 18, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
The Trump administration approved a new rule that gives businesses more options in providing health care coverage to their employees through Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA).
June 17, 2019
By Paul Driessen
Tallying its huge impacts on our energy, industries, living standards and personal freedoms.
June 17, 2019
By Art Carden
There's the simple fact that scoring a goal in the World Cup fulfills a lifelong dream for the players. Who wouldn't be overjoyed?
June 17, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
The United States D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals in April struck down another attempt to restrict the use of hydrofluorocarbons, a refrigerant, based on its being a greenhouse gas.
June 14, 2019
By Jim Lakely
This is hardly a scoop, let alone a scandal.
June 14, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
A privately financed, high-speed rail line between Houston and Dallas
June 14, 2019
By Robert G. Holland
Debates continue to rage over the goals of education and methods used to achieve them.
June 14, 2019
By Paul Driessen
From Biden to Warren, Democrat president wannabes push job-killing pseudo-green policies
June 14, 2019
By Matthew Glans, Lennie Jarratt, AnneMarie Schieber
“The current rules favoring employer-sponsored insurance have been in dire need of reform for years." - Matthew Glans
June 13, 2019
By Christopher Talgo
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) recently introduced the Loan Shark Prevention Act, which they claim will end the plague of unfettered, unscrupulous usury in the United States.
June 13, 2019
By Christina Herrin
For Jaci Hermstad and many others suffering from debilitating diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), time and treatment options are limited.
June 13, 2019
By Joe Barnett
Cutting taxes — as opposed to restraining the growth in future tax increases or swapping a reduction in property taxes for an increase in the state sales tax — appears to be a nearly insurmountable obstacle.
June 13, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
From Alberta to Australia, from Finland to France, and beyond, voters are increasingly showing their displeasure with expensive energy policies imposed by politicians in an inane effort to purportedly fight human-caused climate change.
June 13, 2019
By Robert G. Holland
It is about time someone in authority spoke up for parents and children who are the victim of teachers showcasing their demands by shirking their duties.
June 13, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
Any effort to require that 100 percent of the electric power supply in any one state or for the United States as a whole come from renewable power energy sources would lead to extremely high costs and power shortages.
June 12, 2019
By Seton Motley
Big Tech companies are monsters.
June 12, 2019
By Bartlett Cleland
Government often seems quite adept at solving yesterday's problems, building or protecting systems that are irrelevant today.
June 12, 2019
By Jane M. Orient, M.D.
Healing the sick is what medicine is about. The politicians who promise to “fix healthcare” can only destroy medicine—while bankrupting the country.
June 12, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
Whitmer proposes to raise the gas tax from 26 cents per gallon to 71 cents per gallon.
June 11, 2019
By Lois Kaneshiki
When my board placed approval of the Exploring Environmental Science for A.P book on the agenda for our meeting, I knew the voters in my district would want me to know what I was voting for, so I went into the administration office to look at the book.
June 11, 2019
By Frank Keeney
We know that any proposal for change, including reforms, will meet with opposition. 
June 11, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
Washington State became the first state in the nation to legalize an accelerated decomposition method to transform deceased persons into soil after Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill passed by state legislators.
June 10, 2019
By Jake Grant
The bill would require art therapists to have a master’s degree in art therapy and a thousand hours of clinical training.
June 10, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
The District of Columbia Appeals Court rejected North East states efforts to force the Environmental Protection Agency to include more states in a regional ozone organization.
June 10, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of June 3, 2019
June 7, 2019
By Joseph Bast
These new hires and changes to Heartland's organizational chart will boost our productivity and have an impact in several key areas.
June 7, 2019
By Jake Grant
Measure passed unanimously by state legislature automates the process of expunging criminal records.
June 7, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #325
June 7, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
The Trump administration is appealing rulings by a federal court that have blocked the implementation of Medicaid work requirements in Kentucky and found a similar program already in place in Arkansas violates federal law.
June 7, 2019
By Alan Carlin
As discussed last week, the Climate Socialists in the US Democratic Party ultimate objective appears to be to replace capitalism by socialism.
June 6, 2019
By David Ranson
Raising the top personal income tax bracket to 70 percent would reduce GDP by an estimated 11 percent.
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June 6, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
South Dakota's legislature adopted a legislative package, aimed at preventing the kind of violent protests that delayed and raised the costs of the Dakota Access pipeline in North Dakota.
June 5, 2019
By Ashley Herzog
Program serves low-income New Hampshire students.
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June 5, 2019
By Daniel Sutter
Trillions of pieces of plastic are creating huge garbage patches in the world’s oceans.  One company’s efforts to do something about this problem can lead us to rethink some perceived economic wisdom.