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Joe Barnett

Joe Barnett

Joe Barnett is a former senior director of policy research at the National Center for Policy Analysis and is currently a program development consultant with the Beacon Hill Institute.

Joe Barnett is a former senior director of policy research at the National Center for Policy Analysis and is currently a program development consultant with the Beacon Hill Institute. 

Recent Articles and Publications

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September 28, 2018
By Joe Barnett
Environmental activists are encouraging states to use their water quality review authority to delay or block new energy infrastructure projects.
September 19, 2018
By Joe Barnett
Washington could become the first state to impose a tax on carbon dioxide emissions, and the first government anywhere to impose the tax through a direct popular vote, this November.
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.
August 23, 2018
By Joe Barnett
In the first civil trial over claims the popular herbicide Roundup causes cancer, a California superior court jury awarded Dewayne Lee Johnson more than $289 million in compensatory and punitive damages from Monsanto Corporation.

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