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Kenneth Artz

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Artz has more than 20 years’ experience in nonprofit organizations, publishing, newspaper reporting, and public policy advocacy.

Artz has more than 20 years’ experience in nonprofit organizations, publishing, newspaper reporting, and public policy advocacy. He has held positions as a newspaper reporter for several papers in Texas, as a writer/editor for the National Center for Policy Analysis, and as a writer for Heartland Institute newspapers.

Recent Articles and Publications

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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 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.
July 30, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
A bill intended to increase the number of Americans with health insurance coverage and reduce insurance premium prices is gaining some traction on Capitol Hill with the introduction of several related bills.
July 30, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
The national discussion on what to do about surprise medical bills has overshadowed a bill in Congress that would freeze the practice of hospital consolidation whereby large companies buy smaller hospitals and then raise their prices.
May 1, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
Eight states are asking a court to strike an Obamacare rule they say violates their authority to protect the judgment and conscience rights of medical professionals.
May 1, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) filed a brief in a lawsuit brought by Planned Parenthood, asking the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to deny lawsuits by individual Medicaid recipients intended to force taxpayer funding for abortions.
April 29, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
California lawmakers missed the deadline to implement a universal, government-run health insurance program in the Golden State this year.
April 29, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
During the 2019 session, the Washington State legislature again declined to pass a bill imposing single-payer health insurance on the state.

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