Not again! A green energy company that got billions from feds is teetering

By   /  November 25, 2015  /  Arizona, California, Energy and Environment, Federal Government, National, News  /  No Comments

Photo from Abengoa 2014 annual report

Renewable energy company Abengoa is fighting for its financial life. The company and its subsidiaries have received nearly $3 billion from the government.

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Obamacare’s co-ops were regulated to death before they were even born

By   /  November 24, 2015  /  Accountability, Budget and Spending, Federal Government, Health Care, Issues, National, News, regulations  /  No Comments


The rules and regulations written into the text of Obamacare makes it hard to believe there was ever much of a chance for the Co-Ops to succeed.

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New rules for overtime could cost home-care workers

By   /  November 24, 2015  /  Accountability, Federal Government, Labor, Minnesota, News  /  No Comments


Minnesota provider agencies are reducing hours and overtime for home-care workers, leaving care recipients like Amelia Bray wondering in limbo.

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Watchdog Podcast: Dark days for Obamacare

By   /  November 20, 2015  /  Accountability, Budget and Spending, Commentary, Federal Government, Issues, National, Podcast, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments


Enrollment is down, premiums are up. One major insurer might be pulling out of the Obamacare exchanges and state-run health insurance co-ops are imploding.

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EPA wraps up Clean Power Plan road show

By   /  November 20, 2015  /  Colorado, Energy and Environment, Federal Government, Georgia, News, Pennsylvania, regulations, West Virginia  /  No Comments

Photo by Josh Kaib

EPA took the Clean Power Plan on the road, hitting four major cities as supporters and critics sounded off on the most sweeping regulation in the agency’s history.

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Mississippi Power finalizes permanent rate deal with regulators

By   /  November 19, 2015  /  Energy and Environment, Federal Government, Mississippi, regulations, State Government  /  No Comments

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Mississippi Power and the Public Utilities Staff have finalized a rate deal that would cut rates for its customers, subject to the approval of the PSC.

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