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May 27, 2016

Remaining Presidential Contenders Differ Radically on Climate, Fossil Fuels

Donald Trump would reverse many of the regulations the Obama administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) imposed on the economy—regulations he says are costing coal, na

May 27, 2016

In The Tank Podcast (ep40): Fixing Income Inequality, CON Laws, Telemedicine, and Nutritional Labeling

John and Donny continue their exploration of think tanks in #40 of the In The Tank Podcast. This weekly podcast features (as always) interviews, debates, and roundtable discussions that e

May 27, 2016

Florida Rejects Bill Making Computer Coding an Alternative to Foreign Language

A Florida bill that would have allowed high school students to replace foreign language courses with computer coding classes was rejected in the state House after gaining strong f

May 27, 2016

Universal Health Insurance Tax Credit Enters GOP Mix of Obamacare Alternatives

Republican leaders in the US House of Representatives will release a conference-wide plan to repeal and replace Obamacare by mid-July, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s (R-CA) office told Health

May 26, 2016

Arthur Viterito: Other Factors that Impact Global Temperatures

In today's edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, Arthur Viterito, a professor of Geography of the College of Southern Maryland, joins managing editor for Environment & Climate News H.