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Oct 5, 2015

EPA Finalizes Costly, Unnecessary Ozone Rule

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized tighter limits on ground-level ozone levels, newly set at 70 parts per billion (ppb).

Oct 5, 2015

African-American Parents Emphatically Favor School Choice, Survey Finds

African-American parents overwhelmingly favor school choice, according to a new nationwide report conducted by Brilliant Corners Research and Strategies (BCRS).

Oct 5, 2015

World Leaders Warn of Possible Climate Agreement Failure

French President Francois Hollande has warned the December Paris climate talks may fail without increased, expedited, international cooperation.

Oct 5, 2015

Dr. Merrill Matthews: Hillary Clinton’s Plan Makes Prescription Drugs More Expensive

In today’s edition of the Heartland Daily Podcast, Dr.

Oct 4, 2015

101 Economists Send Letter to Congress in Support of Cadillac Tax

These days it seems everyone -- Republicans, Democrats, labor unions, big employers -- is against the Cadillac tax on health insurance.

Oct 2, 2015

In The Tank Podcast (ep6): Alcohol Prohibition, Economic Sinkhole States, and Presidential Campaign Blunders

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