The Heartland Institute is gathering the country’s best energy policy experts, as well as key players in the industry, at the J.W. Marriott Hotel in Houston, Texas on Thursday, November 9, 2017, for its America First Energy Conference
Obama is gone. The “green queen” Angela Merkel is struggling over coal. Britain is brexiting the green EU. Japan is silent, while China and India burn coal like crazy. Russia never did care. And so it goes.
Last spring Alabama’s legislature mandated coverage of autism therapy by health insurance plans. Such mandates provide benefits to people without spending our tax dollars, but threaten the viability of health insurance.
A homeschooling advocacy group is suing the government of New York City (NYC) for “systematic mistreatment of homeschoolers” because the city’s slow processing of paperwork has resulted in homeschooling families being falsely accused of crimes.
The Department of Interior announced it is rescinding a policy implemented under former President Barack Obama placing large areas of public lands off limits for consideration of oil and gas leasing and development.
The Oregon Secretary of State announced he is planning to conduct a performance-based audit on the state’s largest school district after the district sued two people over their public records requests.
New Mexico’s Public Education Department (PED) last week did a disservice to New Mexico’s students, as well as the taxpayers who fund schools, when it caved in to global warming alarmists. This and more in this week's Heartland Weekly.
Review of Critics of State Education: A Reader, by Aaron Ross Powell (writer), George H. Smith (editor), and Marilyn Moore (editor), Libertarianism.org Press, October 10, 2017, 250 pp.; $12.92 on Amazon.com: ISBN-10: 1944424423, ISBN-13: 978-1944424428
The U.S. House of Representatives approved a resolution affirming the U.S. Senate’s budget resolution setting federal government spending recommendations for Fiscal Year 2018, allowing Congress to use a legislative procedure known as reconciliation.
Yvette Felarca, a militant Berkeley United School District (BUSD) teacher whose mugshot has appeared regularly in the news over the course of the last year for her violent behavior at Antifa-led riots, has been breaking numerous rules at her workplace.