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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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April 12, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
The U.S passed sweeping public lands conservation bill that would lock up more than one million acres in California, New Mexico, Oregon, and Utah as wilderness and impose additional permanent protections on federal lands in Montana and Washington.
April 8, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced he is pulling the plug on the state’s high-speed rail project due to massive cost overruns and repeatedly missed deadline.
April 4, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
Legislation introduced in the New Mexico legislature would increase the state’s renewable energy mandate (REM) and provide a consumer-paid financing mechanism for the transition to wind and solar power.
March 29, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
Texas produced 1.54 billion barrels of crude oil in 2018, breaking the previous record of 1.28 billion barrels set in 1973, a new report states.
March 8, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
During his first weeks on the job, California’s new governor, Gavin Newsom, restated his intent to turn his state into a single-payer health care system, provide “state-based support” for illegal immigrants ages 19 to 26, expand insurance subsidies and re
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.

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