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October 9, 2017
By Clifford Thies
Three separate elections occurred within a month. Here at the outcomes.
October 9, 2017
By Alexandra York
If “average” Americans do not speak up and fight for their rights, our greatest free country in the history of humankind will surely be “transformed” into an elite-powered dictatorship for all.
October 9, 2017
By Paul Driessen
It drives anti-fossil fuel agendas and threatens wildlife, jobs, and human health and welfare.
October 9, 2017
By Michael McGrady
A federal district judge ruled the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service should list a small population of grizzly bears along the Canada-United States border as endangered under the 1973 Endangered Species Act.
October 9, 2017
By Jim Lakely
A new Harvard study by Naomi Oreskes and Geoffrey Supran is full of biased statements coming from researchers with an axe to grind. This story and more in last week's edition of Heartland Weekly.
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October 8, 2017
By Elizabeth BeShears
A Texas school district has marked off six “family nights” on its 2017-18 school calendar, at parents’ request.
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October 6, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #264
October 6, 2017
By Tori Hart
Starting school later in the morning would improve the U.S. economy by billions of dollars per year, a new analysis has found.
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October 6, 2017
By Jay Lehr
Review of No Campus for White Men: The Transformation of Higher Education into Hateful Indoctrination, by Scott Greer (WND Books, March 14, 2017), 240 pp.; $11.52 on Amazon.com: ISBN-10: 1944229620, ISBN-13: 978-1944229627
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October 6, 2017
By Kenneth Artz
Under pressure from Utah Gov. Gary Herbert, Rocky Mountain Power is scrapping a plan for a rapid reduction in its payment rates for excess power generated by rooftop solar systems.
October 5, 2017
By Bonner R. Cohen
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced plans for a dramatic cut in the number of special envoy positions at the State Department, including eliminating the envoy on climate.
October 5, 2017
By Bonner R. Cohen
Nine states, stretching from the Mid-Atlantic to Maine, have agreed to more stringent reductions in greenhouse-gas emissions by the end of the next decade.
October 5, 2017
By Michael McGrady
Two Ohio state representatives announced they are introducing a bill to protect free speech at the state’s public colleges and universities.
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October 4, 2017
By Teresa Mull
School Choice Weekly #195
October 4, 2017
By Teresa Mull
U.S. Senate committees voted to reject proposed cuts to the Department of Education (DOE) the Trump administration made earlier in 2017, while the House voted to accept some but not all of the proposed cuts.
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October 4, 2017
By Kenneth Artz
The U.S. Department of Energy is releasing oil from the nation’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR), to relieve pressure on struggling refineries hit by Hurricane Harvey.
October 3, 2017
By Richard J. Trzupek
Dr. Arturo Casadevall and Dr. Ferric C. Fang correctly distilled down the scientific method into a five word query: “but what if I’m wrong?
October 3, 2017
By Dennis Avery
President Trump must reverse EPA’s climate change “Endangerment Finding”
October 3, 2017
By Jim Lakely
One-day event will be a deep dive into President Donald Trump’s energy agenda
October 3, 2017
By Tim Benson
New York’s Clean Energy Standard (CES), a renewable energy mandate, could cost Empire State ratepayers and businesses close to $1 trillion over the course of the program.
October 3, 2017
By Teresa Mull
A family for whom travel is a way of life incorporates learning into their lifestyle, through a form of homeschooling they call “road schooling.”
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October 3, 2017
By Michael McGrady
Conservatives are split on whether to support the $3.8 billion Lake Charles Gasification project intended to turn waste from oil refining into synthetic natural gas while capturing various emissions and converting them into valuable chemicals.
October 3, 2017
By Kevin Lundberg, Yvette Herrell, Stuart MacPhail
With a focus on balancing the monumental debt plaguing the United States, the states push for an amendment aimed at restoring federal fiscal restraint.
October 3, 2017
By Rob Natelson
A 2016 Colorado Democratic presidential elector who pledged to vote for Hillary Clinton is suing because the state removed him from his position after he voted for Ohio Gov. John Kasich instead. He joins two other electors with somewhat similar claims.
October 3, 2017
By Teresa Mull, Lennie Jarratt
"The shamelessness of Felarca, the Berkeley Teachers Federation, and BAMN is as terrifying as it is astounding. These people will stop at nothing—as the ‘BAMN’ name plainly states—to get their way." - Teresa Mull
October 2, 2017
By Jeff Reynolds
After a round of meetings, President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans released a plan detailing their shared goals for federal tax reform, including a new tax on American companies’ overseas profits.
October 2, 2017
By Robert G. Holland
Recent polling results show school choice gaining traction. The latest, released September 13 by Chicago-based GenForward, revealed robust support from Millennials for vouchers to help needy children choose private schools.
October 2, 2017
By Harry Painter
The American public thinks government school teachers are underpaid, until they learn how much they actually make, a new poll has found.
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October 2, 2017
By Staff reports
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced it will no longer sponsor the Climate Leadership Awards, a program honoring voluntary corporate actions to combat global warming.
October 1, 2017
By Tori Hart
Activists opposing the expansion of Arizona’s education savings account (ESA) program say they’ve collected enough signatures to put the issue on the November 2018 ballot.
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September 30, 2017
By Ashley Bateman
The number of U.S. students attending charter schools has hit a record high, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reports.
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September 29, 2017
By Teresa Mull
School Choice Weekly #194
September 29, 2017
By Lindsey Schulenburg
School choice proponents celebrated a victory in Illinois as the governor signed a budget that includes a tax-credit scholarship program.
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September 29, 2017
By Staff reports
President Donald Trump signed a sweeping executive order eliminating and streamlining some permitting regulations in order to speed the construction of critical infrastructure.
September 29, 2017
By Bonner R. Cohen
The U.S. House has approved two measures to expedite the federal government’s permitting and siting policies for oil and natural gas pipelines.
September 29, 2017
By Teresa Mull
Yvette Felarca has a long history of documented workplace misconduct.
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September 29, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #263
September 28, 2017
By Jane S. Shaw
A recommendation to restore “bourgeois habits” is under fire at the University of Pennsylvania, revealing once again the deep conceptual divide in American campuses.
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September 28, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Alaska state Sen. John Coghill (R-Fairbanks) explains why Alaska must maintain control of wildlife on public lands and construct new natural gas infrastructure.
September 28, 2017
By Michael McGrady
The Chevy Bolt, touted by electric car advocates as the plug-in electric vehicle for the masses, has yet to make significant inroads into overall car and truck sales.