The EPA’s Renewable Fuel Standard proposal ticks off just about everyone

By   /  May 29, 2015  /  Energy and Environment, Government Regulation, Iowa, National, News, Regulations  /  No Comments

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The EPA has released new proposals for the Renewable Fuel Standard but it failed to satisfy supporters and critics of biofuels such as corn ethanol.

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Expert: Idahio pension-spiking shows unfair system, ‘entitlement mentality’

By   /  May 29, 2015  /  Idaho, News  /  No Comments

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By Dustin Hurst |
Pension-spiking by former state lawmakers reveals an unfair system and an “entitlement mentality,” said one national public pension expert.
Steven Greenhut, columnist for the San Diego Union Tribune and author of Plunder: How Public Employee Unions are Raiding Treasuries, Controlling Our Lives and Bankrupting the Nation, told pension-spiking hurts taxpayers, who […]

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Idaho city councilor objects to federal policing dollars

By   /  May 29, 2015  /  Idaho, News  /  No Comments

Coeur d’Alene City Councilor Steve Adams voted against more federal money for cops in his city, worrying the cash would come with federal strings.

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Small Idaho town threatens resident for washing his Jeep in his driveway

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Two Middleton, Idaho, city employees threatened to fine one of its residents for washing his Jeep’s engine in his driveway.

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After veto overrides, some conservatives want changes to Nebraska’s unique Unicameral

By   /  May 29, 2015  /  Issues, Nebraska, News, Politics, Politics & Elections, State Government  /  No Comments

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The Nebraska Legislature has made national headlines for taking what appears, at first glance, to be a left turn, to the point where some conservatives are talking about proposing changes to Nebraska’s unique Unicameral.

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Rep. Cook’s ‘ethics’ bill imperils Texas journalists

By   /  May 29, 2015  /  News, Texas  /  No Comments


Is Mike Wallace a criminal?

All the bad guys the late “60 Minutes” newsman embarrassed over the years might say there ought to be a law against his signature ambush interviews, but Texas may well be the first state to try to actually pass one.

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