President Obama wants 12.8 million acres in Alaska declared as wilderness areas and it looks like his administration can block off a large portion, even if Congress does not give approval.Read More →
Crashing prices at the pump is good news for drivers but could prove to be a problem for budgets in states that rely heavily on oil and gas revenue.Read More →
By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org
Sure, the U.S. Senate races and control of Congress will be in the spotlight on all the major cable news networks Tuesday night.
In some states — I’m looking at you Florida, Wisconsin, Michigan and Colorado, among others — there will be closely watched races to decide who the next governor will be. And […]
Public-sector unions took forced dues from more than 250,000 public employees in 2013, siphoning away taxpayer money to support the unions’ shared goal of bigger government.Read More →
y M.D. Kittle | Watchdog.org
MADISON, Wis. – Want to do something to defend due process?
Head out to Alaska this week for a full week of Environmental Protection Agency public hearings on the agency’s proposal that could preemptively kill a copper and gold mine in the state’s bush country before developers even submit a plan. There are seven hearings scheduled through Friday.
If you can’t make it to the Last Frontier, you still can add your comments on the EPA’s proposal.Read More →
By M.D. Kittle | Watchdog.org
While the Environmental Protection Agency appears to be backing off its push to pre-emptively kill a proposed copper and gold mine in Alaska’s bush country, the agency is pitching an array of conditions that could stifle the project.
Friday’s proposed list of restrictions, subject of a public comment period through Sept. 19, […]