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May 24, 2017

Senate Deserves Right of Refusal on Paris Agreement


The decision on whether to remain in the Paris Agreement should lie with the Senate, which is empowered by the Constitution to ratify treaties.

May 23, 2017

Texas Leaders Are Failing to Pursue Conservative Principles, And The Thwarted Sale of Oncor Is A Perfect Example


In yet another legislative cycle, Texas voters have sent a substantial cadre of conservative legislators to Austin, and yet again, anything resembling a free-market agenda has barely budged.

May 19, 2017

Republican Reform of Healthcare Would Be Good For Texans


The AHCA's provisions will lead to lower health insurance premiums while protecting people with preexisting conditions. And should Texas take advantage of the AHCA’s opt-out provision, we could see the return of a functioning individual health insurance market, where individuals have a wide range of affordable coverage options.

May 17, 2017

FCC Chairman Correct to Take on 'Net Neutrality' Rules


Mr. Pai’s approach will ensure America’s digital economy continues to thrive.

May 10, 2017

Renewable Fuel Standard Should Be 'Fired' By Trump


While it might have seemed reasonable in the 1970s to transition to ethanol, advances in drilling and environmental assessments have disclosed numerous problems. Maybe President Trump will, like a number of other policies, reconsider the economics and the science and say to the ethanol industry: You’re fired.

May 5, 2017

Federal Oil and Gas Leases Could Boost Government Revenue


President Trump recently proposed opening up more federal land and offshore for oil and natural gas exploration. That’s good news.

May 2, 2017

Next Agency To Be Put On A Leash: OSHA


The Occupational Safety and Health Administration's rule-making often wreaks havoc on businesses.

April 27, 2017

Get Ready for Fake News From Tech Giants About Broadband Regulatory Reform


It’s going to be very difficult for opponents of reversing Title II to make sound legal arguments against the reset, since they spent years making the case that the FCC had precisely the authority to reclassify broadband as it saw fit.

April 17, 2017

Raising Taxes Won't Stop Climate Change, But Will Slow Economic Growth


The country needs policies that help it become more competitive, not less so. Lowering the tax burden, not raising it with a carbon tax, is the best way to achieve that goal.

April 5, 2017

Are Countries with Trade Surpluses Economically Stronger?


If the president's goal is to increase U.S. manufacturing so that Americans are buying fewer foreign products and foreigners are buying more U.S.-made products, there is a right and wrong way to do it. And imposing import tariffs is the wrong way.

 

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