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Kenneth Artz

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Kenneth Artz is a news reporter for The Heartland Institute. Artz has more than 20 years’ experience in nonprofit organizations, publishing, newspaper reporting, and public policy advocacy.

Kenneth Artz is a news reporter for The Heartland Institute. 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 reporter for the Heartland Institute newspapers.

Recent Articles and Publications

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December 13, 2017
By Kenneth Artz
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt issued an agency-wide directive to end “sue and settle” practices within the EPA.
November 27, 2017
By Kenneth Artz
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt issued an Agency-wide directive to end “sue and settle” practices within the EPA.
November 23, 2017
By Kenneth Artz
A federal judge in San Francisco dismissed a logging company’s lawsuit against Greenpeace and a San Francisco Bay Area nonprofit called Stand, who it accused of libel and racketeering.
November 16, 2017
By Kenneth Artz
The House Agriculture Committee approved a proposed bill in October loosening environmental regulations for forest-thinning projects on Forest Service lands.
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.
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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.
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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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