Will the EPA’s Clean Power Plan save you money or clean your clock?

By   /  May 13, 2015  /  Energy and Environment, National, News, Utah, West Virginia, Wyoming  /  No Comments

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A study sponsored by an energy group warns that 43 states will see double-digit increases in electricity prices in the next decade if the EPA’s Clean Power Plan is enacted.

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Ohio governor slams Obamacare opponents in Montana

By   /  January 22, 2015  /  Health Care, Idaho, Montana, National, News, Ohio, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming  /  No Comments

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Wednesday accused Montana lawmakers of letting poor Montanans die by rejecting Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion.

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Ohio’s Republican governor promotes Obamacare while in South Dakota

By   /  January 21, 2015  /  Health Care, Idaho, Montana, National, News, Ohio, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming  /  No Comments

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich promoted Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion while in South Dakota as part of a six-state Balanced Budget Amendment trip on Tuesday.

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As gas prices drop for 16th week, state budget directors scramble

By   /  January 21, 2015  /  Energy and Environment, New Mexico, News, North Dakota, Oklahoma, State Budgets, State Government, Texas, Wyoming  /  No Comments

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Crashing prices at the pump is good news for drivers but it’s a challenge for budgets in states that rely heavily on oil and gas revenue.

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LNG bill could tighten screws on Putin

By   /  January 12, 2015  /  Energy and Environment, National, New Mexico, Wyoming  /  No Comments

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If passed, a Senate bill to speed up deliveries of liquefied natural gas (LNG), which could eventually hurt Vladimir Putin and the Russian energy economy.

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Congressional leaders charge ‘potentially deceptive sales tactics’ by SolarCity, others

By   /  January 8, 2015  /  Arizona, California, Energy and Environment, Mississippi, National, New York, Texas, West Virginia, Wyoming  /  No Comments

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Part 7 of 11 in the series SolarCity   By Tori Richards | Watchdog.org Solar contractors including SolarCity and Sunrun are in the crosshairs of  Republicans and Democrats in Congress who seek an end to what they call “potentially deceptive sales tactics” associated with the companies’ zero-down, 20-year lease business model. Spurred by consumer complaints […]

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