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October 20, 2017
By Seton Motley
Our “news media” – a term I use as loosely as is possible – never finds it beneath them to use as “sources” whatever Leftist hacks they can find.
October 20, 2017
By Brandi Wielgopolski
After an earlier ballot campaign seeking to repeal a big gas-tax hike in California stalled, another group of taxpayers will begin collecting signatures for a ballot question, picking up where the first campaign left off.
October 20, 2017
By Emma Restuccia
The Rhode Island Legislature heard arguments for and against giving $38 million in state taxpayer money to the owners of the Pawtucket Red Sex (PawSox), a local minor-league baseball team seeking subsidies to finance a new stadium’s construction.
October 20, 2017
By Kathy Hoekstra
The White House and Congress are working to modify the 1972 Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), which they say is holding back domestic energy production and energy independence.
October 19, 2017
By Leo Pusateri
In late September, President Donald Trump and Congressional leaders released a nine-page memorandum listing goals for proposed tax reform bills.
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October 19, 2017
By Andrea Dillon
Fayetteville, North Carolina and Cumberland County elected officials are finalizing negotiations over sharing the cost of a stadium subsidy for a new minor-league baseball stadium in the city.
October 19, 2017
By Hayley Sledge
A U.S. Senator says the effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare,” with a better, free-market solution is merely delayed, not dead.
October 19, 2017
By Richard Ebeling
One of the great political mysteries has been the success of governments in ruling over societies with little opposition and resistance from the vast majority of the population.
October 19, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Wyoming state Sen. Bruce Burns (R-Sheridan) says Wyoming's struggles have a lot to teach the country concerning relations with the federal government over endangered species and national monuments.
October 18, 2017
By Robert G. Holland
Responding to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ announcement the Trump administration will begin siding with plaintiffs in challenging public universities that fail to uphold freedom of speech.
October 18, 2017
By Tim Benson
In April, the New Hampshire House of Representatives had a golden opportunity to do something heroic for Granite State kids by passing a universal education savings account (ESA) bill, but it flinched at the last minute and “retained” it in committee
October 18, 2017
By Teresa Mull
School Choice Weekly #196
October 18, 2017
By Lindsey Stroud
Burlington Telecom is an example of why municipal telecom and other similar government projects don't work.
October 18, 2017
By Kathy Hoekstra
Delaware Gov. John Carney issued an executive order directing the state government to create a “working group” to explore the potential economic and environmental benefits of offshore wind development.
October 17, 2017
By Todd Gabel
There is a difficult paradox between the NFL protests today directly at the center of the debates: it may be American to have the right to protest, but it may be un-American to choose to use it.
October 17, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has proposed leasing 75 parcels for oil and gas production in Utah’s Duchesne, Uintah, and Emery counties in December, including one parcel near Utah’s Dinosaur National Monument.
October 16, 2017
By Paul Driessen
The agency’s carbon dioxide climate “endangerment finding” was a kangaroo court process.
October 16, 2017
By Tom Harris
Ecojustice wants government “cops” to investigate, punish and silence dissent.
October 16, 2017
By Joseph S. D'Aleo
The waxing and waning of powerful hurricane seasons is not new.
October 16, 2017
By Bonner R. Cohen
The state of Wisconsin is waiving several environmental regulations as part of a deal that enticed Taiwanese company Foxconn to build a high-tech manufacturing plant in Wisconsin.
October 16, 2017
By Jim Lakely
On Monday, the Norwegian socialists who decide who gets the Nobel Prize in economics chose another proponent of “behavioral economics,” the University of Chicago’s Richard Thaler. It was a poor choice.
October 13, 2017
By Edmund Contoski
Global debt levels reached an astronomical $217 trillion in the first quarter of 2017.
October 13, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Peter Ferrara, S.T. Karnick, Lindsey Stroud, Jane M. Orient, M.D., John Dale Dunn, Roger Beauchamp , Hal Scherz, Michael J. Koriwchak , Chad Savage, Devon Herrick, Scott Ehrlich, Dave Racer, Kathleen Brown , Twila Brase
"Attention Congress, this is what leadership looks like." - Tim Huelskamp
October 13, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
After a frustrating summer and a much-talked-about recess, congressional lawmakers have returned to Washington, D.C. to find their to-do list has piled up.
October 13, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #265
October 13, 2017
By Jane S. Shaw
The facts are pretty damning: The Ivy League and other selective schools are bastions of privileged students.
October 13, 2017
By Willie Soon
The EPA fails to describe the scientific reality of natural processes that govern the cycling of Mercury in newly proposed National Emission Standards.
October 12, 2017
By Tim Benson
Harvard University's Naomi Oreskes and Geoffrey Supran are co-authors of a new, highly controversial study claiming that energy giant ExxonMobil purposefully misled the public on the dangers of climate change.
October 12, 2017
By Barry Poulson, John Merrifield
Republicans in Congress appear to be at an impasse in their efforts to reform health care programs.
October 12, 2017
By Kenneth Artz
A federal appeals court has determined local governments in West Virginia may not ban oil and gas wastewater disposal wells within their borders.
October 12, 2017
By Kenneth Artz
Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey is officially objecting to President Donald Trump’s proposal to open the Atlantic Ocean coastline to offshore oil and gas exploration and production.
October 12, 2017
By Ashley Bateman
High-stakes teacher evaluations are benefiting students in the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS), a new study reports.
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October 11, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Jesse Hathaway
“Grab a pop and celebrate: A Chicagoland nanny state tax was just crushed by a taxpayer revolt.”
October 11, 2017
By Lennie Jarratt, Teresa Mull, Tim Benson
"Alternative certification pathways should be adopted for all public schools, not just SUNY charters" - Lennie Jarratt
October 11, 2017
By Jane M. Orient, M.D.
The opioid crisis in America is real, it is lethal, and it may be killing the nice family that lives next door to you.
October 11, 2017
By Lindsey Curnutte
Next year, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam will start enforcing work requirements for food stamp recipients living in 70 of the state’s 95 counties.
October 11, 2017
By Richard Ebeling
One of the most accusatory and negative words currently in use in various politically “progressive” circles is that of “Neo-Liberalism.”
October 11, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
Far more harm than benefits to workers and taxpayers.
October 11, 2017
By John Merrifield, Barry Poulson
A Grand Bargain would be a restoration of the balance between the federal government, the states, and the people, as it was envisioned in the 10th Amendment to the Constitution.
October 11, 2017
By Tim Benson
Population-control advocates have long believed that human beings are basically viruses with shoes.