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June 21, 2019
Texas Bill Addressing ‘Wild, Wild West’ of Pecan Theft Would License Buyers
Pecan thieves have allegedly moved in from New Mexico and are stealing from orchards. Licensing pecan buyers is this bill's solution.
Criminal Justice
June 20, 2019
Michigan House Considers Reforming ‘Good Moral Character’ Clauses
Overly broad morals clauses can create a barrier to gainful employment.
Regulation
June 19, 2019
Northeastern States Embrace, Other States Prohibit, Plastic Bag Bans
Minnesota is one of a growing number of states that has enacted a state-wide law prohibiting local governments from banning or regulating bags.
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Environment
June 19, 2019
New York City Mayor de Blasio Vows to Ban Glass and Steel Skyscrapers
New York City’s iconic and historic glass and steel skyscrapers have no place in the city under Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Green New Deal, unless they undergo extensive and expensive retrofitting
Government Spending
June 18, 2019
Debt, Deficits and the Cost of Free Lunches
It seems that every generation or two, fundamental economic ideas are questioned and challenged.
Health Care
June 18, 2019
Trump Administration Expands Options for Health Reimbursement Arrangements
The Trump administration approved a new rule that gives businesses more options in providing health care coverage to their employees through Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA).

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June 21, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
Pecan thieves have allegedly moved in from New Mexico and are stealing from orchards. Licensing pecan buyers is this bill's solution.
June 20, 2019
By Jeff Reynolds
Overly broad morals clauses can create a barrier to gainful employment.
June 19, 2019
By Kelsey Hackem
Minnesota is one of a growing number of states that has enacted a state-wide law prohibiting local governments from banning or regulating bags.
June 19, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
New York City’s iconic and historic glass and steel skyscrapers have no place in the city under Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Green New Deal, unless they undergo extensive and expensive retrofitting
June 18, 2019
By Richard Ebeling
It seems that every generation or two, fundamental economic ideas are questioned and challenged.
June 18, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
The Trump administration approved a new rule that gives businesses more options in providing health care coverage to their employees through Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA).
June 17, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
The United States D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals in April struck down another attempt to restrict the use of hydrofluorocarbons, a refrigerant, based on its being a greenhouse gas.
June 14, 2019
By Jim Lakely
This is hardly a scoop, let alone a scandal.
June 14, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
A privately financed, high-speed rail line between Houston and Dallas
June 13, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
Any effort to require that 100 percent of the electric power supply in any one state or for the United States as a whole come from renewable power energy sources would lead to extremely high costs and power shortages.
June 12, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
Whitmer proposes to raise the gas tax from 26 cents per gallon to 71 cents per gallon.
June 11, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
Washington State became the first state in the nation to legalize an accelerated decomposition method to transform deceased persons into soil after Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill passed by state legislators.
June 10, 2019
By Jake Grant
The bill would require art therapists to have a master’s degree in art therapy and a thousand hours of clinical training.
June 10, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
The District of Columbia Appeals Court rejected North East states efforts to force the Environmental Protection Agency to include more states in a regional ozone organization.
June 7, 2019
By Jake Grant
Measure passed unanimously by state legislature automates the process of expunging criminal records.
June 7, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
The Trump administration is appealing rulings by a federal court that have blocked the implementation of Medicaid work requirements in Kentucky and found a similar program already in place in Arkansas violates federal law.
June 6, 2019
By David Ranson
Raising the top personal income tax bracket to 70 percent would reduce GDP by an estimated 11 percent.
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June 6, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
South Dakota's legislature adopted a legislative package, aimed at preventing the kind of violent protests that delayed and raised the costs of the Dakota Access pipeline in North Dakota.
June 5, 2019
By Ashley Herzog
Program serves low-income New Hampshire students.
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June 5, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission concluded a proposed pipeline project carrying natural gas from the shale fields of Pennsylvania connecting to utilities throughout the Northeast was in the public interest and approved its construction.