EPA cuts could push environmental activists, regulators to reconsider priorities

By   /  March 23, 2017  /  Budget and Spending, Energy and Environment, Federal Government, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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President Donald Trump’s proposal to cut the Environmental Protection Agency by 31 percent will force Vermont’s green energy groups to rethink how to tackle Vermont’s various environmental challenges.

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PSC’s Britton: $2.88 billlion cap on Kemper Project isn’t a guarantee for utility

By   /  March 21, 2017  /  Crony Capitalism, Energy and Environment, Federal Government, Mississippi, News, State Government  /  No Comments

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The lone Republican on the three-member commission says getting the full amount depends on the company delivering on its promises.

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The federal debt is $20 trillion? Try $100 trillion

By   /  March 20, 2017  /  Accountability, Budget and Spending, Federal Government, Federal government, National, News, Pensions, Transparency  /  No Comments

Most federal debt is hidden off the books in the form of promised — and unfunded — future payments to Medicare and Social Security recipients.

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Duffy advises conservatives to ‘sheath their swords,’ pass Obamacare replacement

By   /  March 17, 2017  /  Budget and Spending, Federal Government, Federal government, Health Care, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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The Wausau Republican said the internal battle between Republican leadership and fiscal hawks needs to end.

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Groups take FDA vaping rules fight to Trump, Congress

By   /  March 10, 2017  /  Economy, Federal Government, Federal government, General, News, Regulations  /  No Comments

Foes of e-cig regulations say the federal government is running out of legitimate reasons to defend them.

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FCC’s new chairman takes hits, praise from Senate committee

By   /  March 9, 2017  /  Federal Government, National, News, Technology  /  No Comments

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TechFreedom’s Berin Szoka says Ajit Pai “has long been a champion for open government.”

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