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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.

March 31, 2017

Freedom Caucus Likely Saved GOP From A Huge Embarrassment


If the AHCA plan were to become law with the guaranteed issue provision, most insurers would continue their exodus from the individual market or exchanges.

March 17, 2017

How the Texas Legislature Can Solve the Bathroom Bill Dilemma Without Using the Words 'Bathroom' Or 'Transgender'


The state of Texas has a compelling interest in protecting its residents against municipal actions that erode economic and social freedom, including municipal do-gooders. The legislature should craft alternate legislation that is at the same time broader and better than the well-intended but wrongly targeted bathroom bill.  

March 17, 2017

Federal Oil And Gas Leases Could Pay For The Republican Health Plan


Republicans need a new revenue stream to pay for their health care bill, and expanded oil and gas exploration could provide much, and perhaps most, of that funding.

 

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