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January 24, 2020
Federal Court Rules U.S. Army Corp of Engineers Responsible for Damages from Houston Area Flooding
A Federal court has ruled in favor of property owners who sued the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for damages to property resulting from the overflow of reservoirs designed and managed by the Army Corps, located in suburbs west of Houston, Texas.
Taxes
January 23, 2020
Taxpayer Protection Pledge Works, Thanks to Americans for Tax Reform
ATR is known for the Taxpayer Protection Pledge, policy advocacy at the state and federal levels, and its wide-ranging coalition-building efforts.
Climate Change
January 23, 2020
PRESS RELEASE: Heartland Institute Reacts to Trump EPA’s New ‘Navigable Waters Protection Rule’
“President Trump delivered wonderful news for Americans who have been oppressed by EPA bullying and overreach.” - James Taylor
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Environment
January 23, 2020
Trump Proposes National Environmental Policy Act Reform
The Trump administration is proposing sweeping reforms to the 50-year-old National Environmental Policy Act which provides federal regulatory environmental oversight of major infrastructure projects.
Climate Change
January 23, 2020
Federal Appeals Court Dismisses Oregon Youths’ Climate Lawsuit
A three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit dismissed a lawsuit brought on behalf of 21 youths in an attempt to force the federal government to impose limits on fossil-fuel use.
Health Care
January 23, 2020
Health Care Reform Takes New Direction in Virginia
A change in power in the Virginia legislature will put reforms of the state’s fiscally challenged Medicaid program on the back burner, say minority party opponents.

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January 21, 2020
By Jeffrey Tucker
Trump is exactly right that problems trace to preposterous government regulations designed to save water that actually end up using more, and not dealing with the real problem which has nothing to do with domestic water use. 
January 21, 2020
By Larry Sand
The abusive education monopoly must go.
January 21, 2020
By Ashley Bateman
Teachers unions and members of the HISD Board of Trustees, who were locally elected, oppose the state takeover, but the Texas Education Agency (TEA) is appointing a new superintendent and community board for the district.
January 21, 2020
By Brandon Best
S.B. 419 expands the prohibition to students in charter schools.
Tags
January 21, 2020
By Edward N. Tiesenga, Carl A. Miller, and Sophia Pethokoukis
"Our research revealed Illinois legislators have acquiesced to a power grab by the federal and state judiciary."
January 21, 2020
By Billy Aouste
Week of January 13, 2020
January 21, 2020
By Kevin Stone
Nuclear fusion startup General Fusion has raised more than $100 million in new funding towards the design and construction of an experimental power plant to demonstrate its fusion power technology.
January 20, 2020
By Scott Beyer
Review of Order Without Design: How Markets Shape Cities, by Alain Bertaud (MIT Press, 2018), 432 pages, ISBN-13: 978-0262038768; $36.64
January 20, 2020
By Nolan Ryan
At least 948 government entities in the United States were attacked by ransomware hackers extorting money in 2019, a new report states.
January 17, 2020
By Anthony Watts, James Taylor, H. Sterling Burnett
“Just like the recent case against Exxon-Mobil in New York that was dismissed, this case by ‘climate concerned children’ was prompted and powered by climate activist interests.” - Anthony Watts