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July 26, 2016
GOP Issues Blueprint for Tax Reform
House Republicans—led by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Rep.
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July 18, 2017
Twitter Users Claim 1st Amendment Rights Violated
President Trump, in defending his use of Twitter, says "he’s redefining the American presidency, describing his use of social media as 'modern day presidential' and necessary to fight what he deems fake news."
Environment
July 14, 2017
Congress Considers Water-Rights Protection Bill
Rep. Scott Tipton reintroduced the Water Rights Protection Act to uphold state water laws and water-rights assignments against federal regulatory agencies’ attempts to reduce property owners’ water rights.
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July 11, 2017
Iowa Bans Use of Eminent Domain for Wind-Energy Transmission Lines
In a setback for the renewable-energy industry, Iowa ennacted a law barring the use of eminent domain for high-voltage transmission lines carrying wind energy across the state into Illinois.
Environment
June 30, 2017
Congress Targets 1973 Endangered Species Act for Improvement
Saying the 1973 Endangered Species Act (ESA) is an expensive failure, U.S. Sens. Rand Paul (R-KY) and Dean Heller (R-NV) and U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) introduced legislation to revise the ESA.
Environment
June 26, 2017
Virginia Congressman Introduces ‘Acre In, Acre Out’ Act
Rep. Morgan Griffith (R-VA) introduced the Acre In, Acre Out Act requiring federal agencies to sell one acre to private owners, states, or localities for every acre a federal agency adds.

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Constitutional Reform
July 18, 2017
By Nancy J. Thorner
President Trump, in defending his use of Twitter, says "he’s redefining the American presidency, describing his use of social media as 'modern day presidential' and necessary to fight what he deems fake news."
July 14, 2017
By Veronica Harrison
Rep. Scott Tipton reintroduced the Water Rights Protection Act to uphold state water laws and water-rights assignments against federal regulatory agencies’ attempts to reduce property owners’ water rights.
July 11, 2017
By Bonner R. Cohen
In a setback for the renewable-energy industry, Iowa ennacted a law barring the use of eminent domain for high-voltage transmission lines carrying wind energy across the state into Illinois.
June 30, 2017
By Kathy Hoekstra
Saying the 1973 Endangered Species Act (ESA) is an expensive failure, U.S. Sens. Rand Paul (R-KY) and Dean Heller (R-NV) and U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) introduced legislation to revise the ESA.
June 26, 2017
By Michael McGrady
Rep. Morgan Griffith (R-VA) introduced the Acre In, Acre Out Act requiring federal agencies to sell one acre to private owners, states, or localities for every acre a federal agency adds.
June 22, 2017
By Nancy J. Thorner
The shooting incident in the Virginia ball park was barely over before politicians began crying for gun control.
June 12, 2017
By Jeff Reynolds
The Missouri state legislature approved a resolution calling on Congress to draft new constitutional limitations to “impose fiscal restraints on the federal government.”
May 31, 2017
By Arianna Wilkerson
A dozen states have passed similar resolutions.
May 30, 2017
By Michael McGrady
Since the Fish and Wildlife Service classified three subspecies of the pocket gophers as protected under the 1973 Endangered Species Act, Thurston County, Washington landowners’ ability to develop their property has been severely restricted.
May 18, 2017
By Elizabeth BeShears, Veronica Harrison
The Texas state legislature passed a resolution calling on Congress to draft new constitutional limitations on the federal government’s power and the duration of federal officials’ time in office.