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May 23, 2019
New Book Presents Solutions for Financially Insolvent Entitlement Programs
Provides straightforward explanations and direct, simple solutions to the nation’s entitlements crisis.
Education
May 22, 2019
Congress Considers D.C. Child Safety Account Bill
H.R. 2538 would establish a Child Safety Account (CSA) program in the District of Columbia.
Environment
May 22, 2019
Cities Turning to Non-Green Options to Handle Recyclable Material After China Halts Imports
China’s decision ban recyclable waste imports is resulting in some U.S. cities beginning to burn or bury recyclable material rather than pay the higher prices to recycling companies.
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Criminal Justice
May 21, 2019
Colorado Eliminates Bail for Petty Crimes
Colorado has enacted a law eliminating pretrial bail for cases involving minor offenses.
Energy
May 21, 2019
Costly Wind Power Menaces Man and Nature
The true costs of wind energy are too often (deliberately?) ignored or underestimated.
Environment
May 21, 2019
FDA Approves Biotech Firm’s Genetically Modified Salmon Project
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has decided to permit Massachusetts biotech firm AquaBounty to begin importing genetically modified Atlantic salmon eggs to be raised at its private, land-based facilities.

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May 23, 2019
By Jay Lehr
Provides straightforward explanations and direct, simple solutions to the nation’s entitlements crisis.
May 22, 2019
By Joe Barnett
H.R. 2538 would establish a Child Safety Account (CSA) program in the District of Columbia.
May 22, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
China’s decision ban recyclable waste imports is resulting in some U.S. cities beginning to burn or bury recyclable material rather than pay the higher prices to recycling companies.
May 21, 2019
By Sarah Quinlan
Colorado has enacted a law eliminating pretrial bail for cases involving minor offenses.
May 21, 2019
By Tom Harris, Jay Lehr
The true costs of wind energy are too often (deliberately?) ignored or underestimated.
May 21, 2019
By Sarah Lott
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has decided to permit Massachusetts biotech firm AquaBounty to begin importing genetically modified Atlantic salmon eggs to be raised at its private, land-based facilities.
May 20, 2019
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Christina Herrin, George Jamerson
Senators ask Food & Drug Administration to Embrace ‘Parallel Track’ for Live-saving Drugs, a Keystone of Heartland’s ‘Free to Choose Medicine’ Reform
May 20, 2019
By Seton Motley
Decades of government schools (kindergarten through grade 12) have poisoned America’s intellectual well.
May 20, 2019
By Greg E. Walcher
Louisiana Senator Russell Long famously explained how most people feel about taxes: “Don’t tax you; don’t tax me; tax that fellow behind the tree.”
May 20, 2019
By Jeff Reynolds
Frank v. Gaos Challenges Abuse of Class Action Settlements
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May 20, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of May 13, 2019
May 17, 2019
By Ashley Herzog
Physicians are increasingly leaving private practices to join hospital networks, states a new report from the Physicians Advocacy Institute.
May 17, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
Following Arizona’s lead, Georgia, Texas, and Washington State are considering bans or mandated arbitration and price transparency in response to consumer complaints about surprise medical bills from out-of-network providers.
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May 17, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected Maryland’s 2017 law that allowed the attorney general to review and regulate price increases of generic or off-patent drugs.
May 17, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt requested an audit of the state’s Medicaid program to determine whether enrollees meet federal eligibility requirements.
May 17, 2019
By Leo Pusateri
Travel and wait times for health care cost patients $89 billion annually, according to an analysis by Altarum, giving new vigor to legislative arguments supporting telemedicine.
May 17, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
Setting up what is certain to be a bruising showdown with Congress over Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 spending, President Donald Trump’s budget proposal recommends significant funding reductions in science programs at a slew of federal agencies.
May 16, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #323
May 15, 2019
By Jeffrey Tucker
That socialism as an idea could survive hundreds of years — even back to the ancient world — is a tribute to the capacity of the human mind to imagine it can create that which reality will forever decline to make possible.
May 15, 2019
By Art Carden
Bernie Sanders and Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez have proposed capping credit card interest rates at 15%
May 15, 2019
By Richard Ebeling
Socialism is the antisocial system of politics over people, governmental power instead of peaceful and free association, and a handful of imposed political plans instead of a pluralism of as many plans as there are people in the world.
May 15, 2019
By Larry Sand
Renegade locals fight California state NAACP and national board over anti-charter school stance.
May 15, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
For decades, states have had certificate-of-need (CON) laws that require health care investors to get permission from an appointed board before they can expand, purchase a new device, or offer new medical technology.
May 15, 2019
By Anthony Watts
It appears that the authors of the Susskind et al. paper were motivated by timing and opportunity. It was crafted to advance an agenda, not climate science.
May 15, 2019
By Linnea Lueken
A professor and group of student researchers at the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire claim they found elevated particulate levels associated with frac-sand mining.
May 14, 2019
By Linnea Lueken
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed into law sweeping oil and gas legislation which that allows imposing greater restrictions on new oil and gas exploration in the state than a proposition voters rejected in a 2018 election referendum.
May 13, 2019
By Billy Aouste
Week of May 6, 2019
May 13, 2019
By Ronald Stein
With present technology, renewable energy sources can’t replace energy from deep earth minerals and fuels. Global economies increase, not decrease, their use of fossil fuels each year.
May 10, 2019
By Seton Motley
Many self-described free marketeers vociferously oppose antitrust laws.
May 10, 2019
By Jeffrey Tucker
The prospect that the US president would conclude that tariffs cause growth has always been the downside of good economic numbers.
May 10, 2019
By Alan Carlin
Climate policies vary greatly by country.
May 9, 2019
By Richard Ebeling
Another partial federal government “shutdown” began on December 22, 2018.
May 9, 2019
By Seton Motley
The federal government is constantly setting new records for income tax money fleeced from We the People.
May 9, 2019
By Ashley Herzog
“The First Amendment protects the right to free speech and association"
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May 9, 2019
By Art Carden
On this day in 1943, Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead was published. It tells the story of an impoverished architecture school dropout, Howard Roark, and how he navigates—or fails to navigate—the New York architecture scene.
May 9, 2019
By Linnea Lueken
The Northern Indiana Public Service Co. filed a plan with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission to remove coal from its electric power mix by 2028 and replace it primarily with electricity generated by solar power.
May 8, 2019
By James Taylor
While visiting Central Europe in November and December 2018 in conjunction with the United Nations climate conference in Katowice, Poland, I was quite struck by the drab and depressing architecture.
May 8, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
The Mueller report is in, and one thing couldn’t be clearer: Mueller’s team, despite its best (or worst) efforts, found no evidence Donald Trump or anyone on his campaign team colluded with Russia to undermine the 2016 U.S. election.
May 8, 2019
By Robert G. Holland
The Department of Education has engaged in scores of dubious actions that have made millions of Americans yearn for its expulsion.
May 8, 2019
By Joe Barnett
The court upheld reform that curtailed employees purchasing service credits to increase their pensions.