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November 15, 2017
By Teresa Mull
A homeschool student who took both the ACT and the Classic Learning Test (CLT) says ACT disfavors students with no Common Core experience.
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November 14, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Fossil fuels are powering disaster relief. Anyone who denies these basic facts is ignorant, lying to themselves, or evil.
November 14, 2017
By Robert G. Holland
The huge dust-up over the protests of the American flag during the presentation of the national anthem by National Football League players has served to dramatize a massive deficiency in civics education in this nation.
November 14, 2017
By Kenneth Artz
Hydraulic fracturing is rarely linked to seismic shaking, according to an analysis of earthquakes near “frack jobs,” conducted by Oklahoma state officials.
November 14, 2017
By Matthew Glans
Congress has failed to pass a replacement of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and Obamacare’s collapse is inevitable. To protect their citizens, state lawmakers should take the lead in passing free-market health care reforms.
November 14, 2017
By Teresa Mull
Overregulating voucher programs reduces diversity of school options, a new study has found.
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November 13, 2017
By Steve Goreham
Regulations to reduce fuel consumption and to increase vehicle mileage were born during the oil shock of the 1970s. But within the last decade, the fracking revolution reestablished the United States as the world’s energy superpower.
November 13, 2017
By Bernard (Bud) Weinstein
The oil and gas industry has more than demonstrated its ability to operate safely in environmentally sensitive locations.
November 13, 2017
By Richard Ebeling
The free enterprise, or capitalist, system has done more to improve the material condition of humanity than any other economic arrangement of human cooperation in all of recorded history.
November 13, 2017
By Richard Ebeling
One of the leading ideological punching bags for well over one hundred years has been the ideas, institutions, and impact of “capitalism” on society.
November 13, 2017
By Kenneth Artz
Representatives of the Texas Public Policy Foundation met with Environmental Protection Agency staff to show why as a matter of law the agency should reconsider its endangerment finding concerning carbon dioxide.
November 13, 2017
By Harry Painter
President Trump signed a memorandum to devote hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars to expanding STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) and computer science education in schools across the nation.
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November 10, 2017
By Donn Dears
The preferential dispatch system used by many RTO/ISO grid operators favors wind and solar to the exclusion of critical baseload power from fossil fuel and nuclear power plants.
November 10, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
The Trump administration has cleared the way for a controversial project intended to draw water from beneath California’s Mojave Desert and sell it to water providers in Southern California.
November 10, 2017
By Harry Painter
An initiative to require students across the nation to pass a civics exam in order to graduate from high school is making headway in the states.
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November 9, 2017
By Seton Motley
There are lots and LOTS of reasons government shouldn’t choose which energy sources We the People use.
November 9, 2017
By Christopher Talgo
Declining understanding of and respect for the Bill of Rights threatens to bring on the loss of our liberties.
November 9, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
The Environmental Protection Agency is ending a controversial practice known as “sue and settle,” under which the agency cuts deals with environmental groups leading to new regulations outside of the normal regulatory process.
November 9, 2017
By Jane S. Shaw
With college campuses having been wracked by protests against conservative speakers in the past year, the fight against free speech has taken a new turn with the withdrawal of a column in a scholarly journal upon threats of violence against the editor.
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November 8, 2017
By Teresa Mull
School Choice Weekly #199
November 8, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
As Halloween passes, lawmakers in cities across the country should take a cue from Cook County, Illinois and give taxpayers a treat by ditching burdensome sin taxes, including excise taxes on soda and other sweetened beverages.
November 8, 2017
By Edward Hudgins
"Voter deterrence" in Wisconsin is not as sinister as advertised.
November 8, 2017
By Michael McGrady
Lawyers representing Netflix sued the City of Loveland, Colorado, alleging the government was violating state and federal laws by taxing streaming services. A Colorado state judge pulled the plug on the lawsuit just a few days later, after the city withdr
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November 8, 2017
By Daniel Sutter
EPA Secretary Scott Pruitt recently announced a withdrawal of the Clean Power Plan regulations intended to reduce electric utilities’ greenhouse gas emissions.
November 8, 2017
By Daniel Sutter
Troy Bank and Trust and First National Bank of Brundidge recently announced a merger. How do community banks matter for America’s communities?
November 8, 2017
By Ashley Bateman
A new poll confirms millennials strongly support school choice.
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November 8, 2017
By Jane S. Shaw
A new college ranking system reflects increasing complaints about previous listings as being biased toward the wealthy.
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November 7, 2017
By Edward Hudgins
November 7 marks a century since the founding of one of the most murderous tyrannies in human history.
November 7, 2017
By Savannah Edgens
An organization claiming to represent more than 10,000 current and former Kentucky government employees protested against Gov. Matt Bevin’s pension reform plan on November 1.
November 7, 2017
By Brandi Wielgopolski
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI), Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX), and other members of Congress announced the planned phase-out of the federal death tax in the proposed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
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November 7, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
A federal judge ordered the Interior Department to immediately begin enforcing Obama era restrictions on the release of methane emissions from oil and gas exploration and production operations on public lands.
November 7, 2017
By Cassidy Syftestad
Parents disenrolled more than 70 children from a California charter school after the school board disallowed them from opting their children out of lessons on gender identity.
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November 6, 2017
By Hayley Sledge
Representatives from the United States, Canada, and Mexico will meet again in November to continue renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), a trilateral trade bloc created in 1994.
November 6, 2017
By Leo Pusateri
Congressional Republicans unveiled the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, a bill proposing to reduce the number of personal income tax brackets from seven to four, cut taxes by about $1.51 trillion over the next ten years, and make other changes to federal taxes.
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November 6, 2017
By Andy Singer
The Florida Senate Regulated Industries Committee is considering a bill to redefine daily fantasy sports (DFS) competitions as games of skill, thus exempting such competitions from the state’s gambling laws.
November 6, 2017
By S.M. Chavey
An October report by the U.S. Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) concludes the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) improperly targeted political groups.
November 6, 2017
By Charles W. Baird
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), announced by the House Ways and Means Committee on November 2nd, has generated a lot of commentary on both sides of the political divide.
November 6, 2017
By Jim Lakely
On Thursday, Republicans released their highly-anticipated tax reform bill, which was formulated in coordination with the Trump administration.
November 6, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
The United States Fish and Wildlife Service announced on October 5 it will not list the Pacific walrus or 24 other species as threatened or endangered under the 1973 Endangered Species Act.
November 4, 2017
By Ashley Bateman
A bill in the Pennsylvania General Assembly would end the practice of automatically laying off teachers in order of seniority and instead require districts to rely on state evaluations.
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