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Bonner R. Cohen is a senior fellow with the National Center for Public Policy Research, a position he has held since 2002.
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Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker Signs Net-Zero Emissions Law

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed legislation committing the state to taking “aggressive action” on climate change” by achieving net-zero emissions by 2050.

Democrats Push for Bigger Government Role in Health Care

Eager to make use of their narrow, but still potentially powerful, majorities in the House and Senate, congressional Democrats are pursuing an assortment of legislative options aimed at tightening the federal government’s grip on health care. 

New Mexico Regulators Proposes Stricter Ozone Regulations for Oil and Gas Operators

New Mexico’s Environmental Department (NMED) unveiled its final ozone regulatory proposal on April 29, updating less-stringent draft rules it had issued last summer.

President Biden Executive Order Mandates a Nationwide 30 X 30 Conservation Plan

A provision in President Joe Biden’s Executive Order (EO) 14008, titled “Tackle the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad, Create Jobs, and Restore Scientific Integrity across the Federal Government,” promises to recast the nation’s conservation practices for decades to come. Section 216 of the January 27 EO calls on the United States to “achieve the goal of preserving at least 30 percent of our lands and waters by 2030.”

Evidence Increasingly Points to Wuhan Lab as Origin of COVID-19

“It takes courage and integrity to deal directly with countries such as China where moral concerns and bioethics in medical and scientific research are dangerously lacking,”

Yale Expert, British Rocker Ruffle Feathers by Criticizing COVID Vaccine

As the nation appears to be approaching herd immunity, accompanied by a gradual return to normal economic and social activity, the role of vaccines in ridding the U.S. of the pandemic is a hot topic.

Fossil Fuel Industry Pays Better than Green Energy, Report Says

The Biden administration’s plans for an accelerated transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy could result in lower incomes and lost jobs, according to a report issued in early April by the Energy Futures Initiative.

Lack of Competition, Not Beds Explains Hospital Crunch

Hospital market consolidation, a process that has been well underway for decades, appears to have undermined the efficient delivery of health care services when the nation needed it the most: during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Indiana House Passes Legislation Barring Cities from Banning Natural Gas Hook-ups

The Indiana General Assembly is considering a bill to prohibit the state’s cities, towns, and counties from banning new natural gas hook-ups.

Masks Come under Scrutiny for Their Effect on the Environment

Globally, an estimated 129 billion masks (most of them disposable) are being used every month but concerns are now being raised that the very item touted as inhibiting the spread of the pandemic poses a threat to the environment and, by extension, to public health.

Bonner R Cohen

Bonner R. Cohen is a senior fellow with the National Center for Public Policy Research, a position he has held since 2002.

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Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker Signs Net-Zero Emissions Law

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed legislation committing the state to taking “aggressive action” on climate change” by achieving net-zero emissions by 2050.

Democrats Push for Bigger Government Role in Health Care

Eager to make use of their narrow, but still potentially powerful, majorities in the House and Senate, congressional Democrats are pursuing an assortment of legislative options aimed at tightening the federal government’s grip on health care. 

New Mexico Regulators Proposes Stricter Ozone Regulations for Oil and Gas Operators

New Mexico’s Environmental Department (NMED) unveiled its final ozone regulatory proposal on April 29, updating less-stringent draft rules it had issued last summer.

President Biden Executive Order Mandates a Nationwide 30 X 30 Conservation Plan

A provision in President Joe Biden’s Executive Order (EO) 14008, titled “Tackle the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad, Create Jobs, and Restore Scientific Integrity across the Federal Government,” promises to recast the nation’s conservation practices for decades to come. Section 216 of the January 27 EO calls on the United States to “achieve the goal of preserving at least 30 percent of our lands and waters by 2030.”

Evidence Increasingly Points to Wuhan Lab as Origin of COVID-19

“It takes courage and integrity to deal directly with countries such as China where moral concerns and bioethics in medical and scientific research are dangerously lacking,”

Yale Expert, British Rocker Ruffle Feathers by Criticizing COVID Vaccine

As the nation appears to be approaching herd immunity, accompanied by a gradual return to normal economic and social activity, the role of vaccines in ridding the U.S. of the pandemic is a hot topic.

Fossil Fuel Industry Pays Better than Green Energy, Report Says

The Biden administration’s plans for an accelerated transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy could result in lower incomes and lost jobs, according to a report issued in early April by the Energy Futures Initiative.

Lack of Competition, Not Beds Explains Hospital Crunch

Hospital market consolidation, a process that has been well underway for decades, appears to have undermined the efficient delivery of health care services when the nation needed it the most: during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Indiana House Passes Legislation Barring Cities from Banning Natural Gas Hook-ups

The Indiana General Assembly is considering a bill to prohibit the state’s cities, towns, and counties from banning new natural gas hook-ups.

Masks Come under Scrutiny for Their Effect on the Environment

Globally, an estimated 129 billion masks (most of them disposable) are being used every month but concerns are now being raised that the very item touted as inhibiting the spread of the pandemic poses a threat to the environment and, by extension, to public health.