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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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June 13, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
A tiny Japanese island contains staggering amounts of rare earth elements, minerals which are used in high-tech devices like smart phones, superconductors, and missile guidance systems.
June 11, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
Wyoming announced it would hold the first grizzly bear hunt in the lower 48 states in more than 40 years in and around Yellowstone National Park.
June 6, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
Pulaski County Judge Tim Fox ruled six Arkansas farmers may spray a weed killer manufactured by Monsanto Co and BASF on their crops despite a ban on the pesticide imposed by the Arkansas Plant Board in 2017.
June 4, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
The United States Department of Justice is suing the state of California to overturn a state law granting it the power to veto the sale of federal lands within the state to private individuals.
January 13, 2014
By Kenneth Artz
A new study by the Premier Health Care Alliance identifies increasing frequency and impact of drug shortages and warns of a burgeoning drug shortage problem caused by several factors coming together to create a perfect storm of shortages which could
July 18, 2011
By Kenneth Artz
The U.S. House of Representatives has approved legislation that would block the U.S. Department of Energy from implementing a ban on incandescent light bulbs.
July 12, 2011
By Kenneth Artz
A study by the Center for Automobile Research reports consumers will not recoup enough money in gasoline savings to make up for the higher prices they will have to pay for cars with the technology required to meet proposed fuel economy standards.
July 12, 2011
By Kenneth Artz
By a margin of 2 to 1, Pennsylvanians say the economic benefits of natural gas production in the Marcellus Shale deposit outweigh the potential environmental impacts, according to a poll conducted by Quinnipiac University.

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