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July 30, 2018
By Christopher Talgo
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reached an agreement with the government of Idaho allowing the state to manage its own water pollution program.
July 30, 2018
By Thomas A. Hemphill
During Donald Trump’s campaign for the presidency, he made advancing American manufacturing a foundation of his economic platform and promised to reduce the sector’s federal regulatory burden.
July 29, 2018
By Daniel Sutter
It was amusing, yesterday, to see the President of the United States with his counter-part from the EU, a Luxembourgian.
July 27, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #293
July 27, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Former Administrator Scott Pruitt’s resignation from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) marked the end of a productive but tumultuous period for the agency.
July 27, 2018
By Robert G. Holland
The Supreme Court’s Janus ruling is bringing out the worst from the defeated Left.
July 27, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
After months of increasing scrutiny, and under mounting pressure from Capitol Hill, Scott Pruitt resigned his position as administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
July 26, 2018
By Linnea Lueken
Delaware’s General Assembly passed two bills seeking to restrict or ban offshore drilling in the state’s territorial waters and in federal waters off its coast.
July 26, 2018
By S. Fred Singer
While most people still worry about global warming, I am more concerned about the next Ice Age.
July 26, 2018
By Jeff Stier
The agency unveiled a two-pronged approach to reduce smoking.
July 26, 2018
By Seton Motley
I’m incessantly harangued by pin heads – about everything.
July 25, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution “expressing the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the United States economy,” by vote of 229 to 180.
July 25, 2018
By Ashley Herzog
Cole County, Missouri Circuit Court Judge Jon Beetem dismissed a lawsuit challenging the General Assembly’s May 2017 approval of a resolution calling on Congress to convene an convention drafting an amendment to impose federal fiscal restraints.
July 25, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
Oklahoma became the first state in the nation to receive approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to manage its program to dispose of coal ash.
July 25, 2018
By Gregory Wrightstone
On Friday (7/20/18), a Congressional Resolution introduced by House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and West Virginia Rep. David McKinley condemning a carbon tax passed, mainly on a party line vote of 229 – 180.
July 25, 2018
By Richard Ebeling
Fifty years ago, in 1968, Austrian (and Austrian school) economist Friedrich A. Hayek published a monograph called The Confusion of Language in Political Thought.
July 25, 2018
By Liam Sigler
Calvin Coolidge, the 30th president of the United States, once said “the chief business of the American people is business.”
July 23, 2018
By Bartlett Cleland
Next week, the Senate Commerce Committee is scheduled to move forward on the ''STREAMLINE Small Cell Deployment Act."
July 23, 2018
By Paul Driessen, David Wojick
Uber-organic campaign enshrines primitive agriculture and malnutrition as human rights.
July 23, 2018
By Billy Aouste
Week of July 16, 2018
July 20, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
Several major drug manufacturers raised list prices for many drugs in July, two months after President Donald Trump offered his blueprint to lower prescription medication costs.
July 20, 2018
By Brandi Wielgopolski
Nebraska state employees are now able to enroll in a direct primary care (DPC) pilot program to begin in fiscal year 2019–2020 and run through fiscal year 2021–2022.
July 20, 2018
By Christopher Talgo
Three more states—North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin—have joined Texas’ lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
July 20, 2018
By Madeline Fry
The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) halted one of the first proposed clinical trials of CRISPR, a new gene-editing procedure scheduled to begin clinical evaluation in late 2018.
July 20, 2018
By Ashley Bateman
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar announced the establishment of a Patient Driven Payment Model to be used initially in skilled nursing facilities.
July 20, 2018
By James Taylor, H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #292
July 20, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett, Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
“The Al Gore alarmists are on a losing streak that will continue because they don’t have the science, the economics, or the law on their side.” - Tim Huelskamp
July 20, 2018
By Lindsey Stroud
It’s been more than 50 years since the surgeon general issued a report linking smoking to health hazards such as lung cancer and heart disease.
July 19, 2018
By Viv Forbes
Earth’s climate is never still – it is always changing, with long-term trends, medium-term reversals and minor oscillations.
July 19, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and Rep. David B. McKinley of West Virginia recently introduced a congressional resolution stating a carbon-dioxide tax would harm the economy and therefore should not be enacted.
July 19, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Joseph Bast, James Taylor, H. Sterling Burnett
“A tax on carbon dioxide is a horrible idea. It is a job killer.” -- Tim Huelskamp. Ph.D.
July 19, 2018
By Daniel Sutter
Millions of Americans engage in do it yourself (DIY) home improvements. 
July 19, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Restricting the use of fossil fuels is an especially bad idea because expanding their use is the quickest, surest way to decrease poverty and increase human flourishing globally.
July 19, 2018
By Sarah Lee
Last week, the Department of Labor issued a rule change that makes it possible for small businesses and associations to offer more affordable health care plans, known as association health plans.
July 19, 2018
By Joe Barnett
The House Appropriations Committee’s draft bill to fund the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for fiscal year 2019 provides substantially more funding than President Donald Trump requested.
July 19, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
The thousands of federal regulations implemented by executive agencies each year impose trillions of dollars in costs on the American people annually.
July 18, 2018
By Lennie Jarratt, Christopher Talgo
In the wake of Parkland and several other recent mass shootings, it seems clear that gun control advocates do not understand natural rights and the founding principles of the United States.
July 18, 2018
By Leo Pusateri
You may be hearing a lot more about Biosimilars, nearly identical copies or “generic” versions of biologic drugs, as their market is expected to surge, reaching a global market share of close to $24 billion by 2023
July 18, 2018
By Robert G. Holland
By far, the biggest, boldest move under the Trump administration’s proposed executive-branch reorganization would be consolidation of the departments of Education and Labor, two behemoths of social policy.
July 17, 2018
By Jay Lehr
Review of The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos, by Christian Davenport (PublicAffairs, 2018), 320 pages, ISBN-13 978-1610398299, $20.80 on Amazon.com.