Ohio Daily Fantasy Sports Bill Scores in Statehouse
The Ohio House of Representatives approved a bill defining daily fantasy sports (DFS) games as games of skill while putting companies facilitating DFS contests, such as DraftKings and FanDuel, under the authority of the state’s gambling commission.
Supreme Court Considers Cell Phone E-Tracking Case
A case scheduled for consideration by the U.S. Supreme Court in its 2017 term, beginning in October, will determine whether law enforcement investigators must obtain a search warrant before demanding user location data from mobile phone companies.
A letter to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt signed by eight Republican attorneys general calls for the “repeal, replacement or modification” of the Clean Power Plan and 20 other EPA regulations issued by the Obama administration.
School ‘Staffing Surge’ a ‘Costly Failure,’ Report Says
A huge, decades-long increase in the number of teachers, administrators, and other employees in public schools across the country has wasted taxpayer dollars, failed to improve student achievement, and caused teacher pay to stagnate, a study has found.
Peter Ferrara, Justin Haskins, Michael Hamilton, Horace Cooper, Jane M. Orient, M.D., Alieta Eck, M.D., Scott Ehrlich, John McAdams, Devon Herrick, John Hunt, M.D., Chad Savage, Dave Racer, Brian R. Forrest, M.D., Kevin W. Glass, Roger Stark, M.D., Gerard Gianoli, M.D., Twila Brase
‘Repealing Obamacare and starting from scratch will likely result in a far more free-market replacement bill than the one recently considered by the Senate.’ – Peter Ferrara
President Trump, in defending his use of Twitter, says "he’s redefining the American presidency, describing his use of social media as 'modern day presidential' and necessary to fight what he deems fake news."
Last month, HBO funnyman John Oliver spent an episode of his show Last Week Tonight delivering a profanity-laced rant demonizing coal, coal-energy advocates, and presidents of the United States who don coal-miner hard-hats.
Solar- and wind-generated power, being much more expensive than conventional fossil-fuel-generated electricity, would only be used sparingly if not for massive government subsidies. This and more in this week's Heartland Weekly.