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Mar 3, 2015

Oregon Lawmaker Proposes Licensing Regulations for Music Therapists

In Oregon, legislators are debating a bill adding state licensing requirements for music therapists.

Mar 3, 2015

Fracking Wins Again in Colorado

The small town of Erie, Colorado narrowly voted down an “emergency” one-year fracking moratorium in a 5-4 vote in January.

Mar 3, 2015

The Last Word on NCLB, We Hope

The Last Word on NCLB, We Hope School Choice Weekly #77

Mar 3, 2015

Ron Arnold: Climate Alarmism Power Grab

In this edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, Research Fellow and Managing Editor of Environment and Climate News H.

Mar 3, 2015

Statement Regarding Allegations Concerning Dr. Willie Soon

Statement Regarding Allegations Concerning Dr. Willie Soon