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December 6, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Jay Lehr, H. Sterling Burnett, Bette Grande, Tom Sheahen, James H. Rust, Greg E. Walcher
“The drive to take U.S. lands out of the hands of the American people has continued at breakneck speed for more than four decades” - Jay Lehr
December 5, 2017
By Lindsey Schulenburg
A company promoting a headset that would notify teachers of their students’ attention level is moving toward implementation of a pilot program.
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December 5, 2017
By Jenni White
The U.S. Congress is considering a bill that would grant asylum to a specified number of families persecuted for homeschooling in their home countries.
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December 4, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Jesse Hathaway, Clifford Thies, Robert Genetski, Howard L. Simons, Bette Grande, Charles W. Baird, Gary Wolfram, Barry P. Keating, Russ McCullough
"Just in time for Christmas, the U.S. Senate’s approval of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is one of the best gifts taxpayers will find under their tree this year – or even during their lifetimes." - Jesse Hathaway
December 4, 2017
By Paul Driessen
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in France has received over $48 million from America’s National Institutes of Health (NIH), to determine whether various chemicals cause cancer in humans.
December 4, 2017
By Jay Lehr
Review of Artificial Intelligence: What Everyone Needs to Know, by Jerry Kaplan (Oxford University Press, 2016), 192 pages, ISBN-13 978-0190602390, $14.28 on Amazon.com (pb).
December 4, 2017
By Christopher Talgo
Review of Selling City Living: How Cities Can Compete With the Suburbs for Growth, by John L. Gann Jr., CarpeHoram, 2017, 78 pp., $77.75 at http://www.salesjobsandtaxes.com
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December 4, 2017
By Michael Carroll
The Madison, Wisconsin Public Safety Review Committee will meet in January 2018 to consider a proposed ordinance requiring convenience store owners to purchase and operate surveillance cameras in their stores.
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December 4, 2017
By Michael Carroll
Pennsylvania voters approved a ballot question amending the state’s constitution to allow the General Assembly to give local taxing agencies the power to grant full property tax exemptions.
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December 4, 2017
By Michael Carroll
As the first anniversary of Philadelphia’s excise tax on sugar-sweetened beverages draws near, business leaders are criticizing the surcharge.
December 4, 2017
By Benjamin Yount
Honeywell International Inc., a U.S. producer of consumer and commercial goods, announced it will indefinitely close the Honeywell Uranium Hexafluoride Processing Facility in Metropolis, Illinois in the first quarter of 2018.
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December 4, 2017
By Elizabeth BeShears
A Georgia cyber charter school has become so popular it now has a waitlist.
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December 4, 2017
By Jane S. Shaw
A report on the progress of students and graduates of the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) shows the city’s government schools are poorly preparing students for college.
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December 3, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
Neal Schuerer is executive director of Campaign Constitution, a nonprofit organization working with state elected officials and policy leaders to advance state-initiated constitutional reform. Schuerer previously served two terms in the Iowa state Senate.
December 3, 2017
By Andrea Dillon
The U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee approved a bill to prevent government agencies from using regulatory actions to force out business owners working in disfavored industries such as adult entertainment and firearm sales.
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December 3, 2017
By Leo Pusateri
The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is developing a more efficient process for obtaining government approval for direct-to-consumer genetic testing for health risks.
December 3, 2017
By Emma Restuccia
On November 14, 2017, The Killeen, Texas City Council voted to reduce taxicab regulations in the city to match those imposed on Uber and Lyft drivers across the state.
December 3, 2017
By Andrew Burger
In addition to ringing in 2018 in January, Florida state lawmakers can celebrate their state’s high ranking in the 2018 edition of the Tax Foundation’s State Business Tax Climate Index report.
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December 3, 2017
By Greg R. Lawson
The explosive growth of occupational licensing has continued in all 50 states, a new study reports.
December 3, 2017
By Joshua Paladino
A group of U.S. Senators is calling on Senate Rules and Administration Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-AL) to deny funding for Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ expansion of the federal government’s civil asset forfeiture program.
December 3, 2017
By Lindsey Schulenburg
A bill in the U.S. House of Representatives to reform federal sugar price supports is gaining support.
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December 3, 2017
By Lindsey Curnutte
After a proposed bill that would have canceled the Oklahoma Film Enhancement Rebate Program stalled during the state Legislature’s 2017 special session, state Rep. Kevin Calvey (R-Oklahoma City) says he will try again in 2018.
December 3, 2017
By Jane S. Shaw
A public university in Montana refused to host a speaker scheduled to give a talk on freedom of speech.
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December 3, 2017
By Jenni White
The beautiful, often rugged terrain of Washington state can provide many challenges, including the education of children living in hard-to-reach areas far from traditional government schools.
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December 1, 2017
By Joseph Bast
The last time global warming came up in Congress, in 2010, most of the members who voted for it lost their next elections.
December 1, 2017
By Alexandra York
Over the past few decades we have witnessed the best of traditional American values — honesty, independence, excellence, accountability, productivity — being diluted, denigrated, or plainly upended into near oblivion.
December 1, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #269
December 1, 2017
By David Wojick
Earlier we looked at how the lefty New York Times, a green press role model, misdescribed what the Bonn climate summit was going to be about.
December 1, 2017
By David Wojick
Hurricane Harvey is long gone but he has become a favorite of the climate alarmists.
December 1, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Rejecting claims made by environmental organizations suing the state of Arkansas, without comment the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decided to maintain a hold on a lawsuit challenging Arkansas’ delayed action regional haze regulations.
December 1, 2017
By Michael McGrady
Military families aren’t getting what they want out of the current education system, a new study reports.
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December 1, 2017
By Jim Hollingsworth
American education has been failing for more 100 years – ever since we abandoned teaching reading with phonics.
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November 30, 2017
By Lindsey Curnutte
Nashville, Tennessee residents may pay for a new, privately owned soccer stadium after the city’s Metropolitan Council approved a big subsidy for a facility expected to cost $275 million.
November 30, 2017
By Madeline Fry
Wisconsin state Rep. Joe Sanfelippo (R-New Berlin) is seeking cosponsors for a bill that would allow health care providers and patients enrolled in Medicaid to enter into agreements for direct primary care (DPC).
November 30, 2017
By Tom Harris, Timothy Ball
UN climate forecasts are consistently high … consistently wrong … and used to drive policy
November 30, 2017
By Scott Cleland
On net neutrality, we have all been tricked by the masters of misdirection.
November 30, 2017
By Teresa Mull
School Choice Weekly #201
November 30, 2017
By Robert G. Holland
Another Veterans Day has come and gone. As nice as all the free doughnuts, meals, and haircuts were, even nicer was a simple statement—“Thank you for your service”—often tendered with a handshake.
November 30, 2017
By Seton Motley
United States’ governments at all levels have for decades been at war with America and Americans.
November 30, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy allowed Signal Peak Energy to continue operating its Bull Mountains Mine No. 1 near Billings, Montana on a limited basis.