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Friday
Sep192014

BostonGlobe.com CAPITAL - Politics Preview for September 19, 2014 

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Here is the preview for tomorrow's Capital headlines:

  • Cover Story: Jim O'Sullivan covers the first post-primary poll on the Martha Coakley and Charlie Baker gubernatorial race.
 
  • Other features include: Columnist Kevin Cullen’s take on Irish-American politicians and a story by New Hampshire contributer Carol Robidoux about a new online course on the NH presidential primary which could draw up to 50,000 students from across the globe.
 
  • Plus, a feature story about WBIN-TV-- a small New Hampshire station that has built an innovative news operation with grandiose plans to play a big role in presidential primary coverage.

Complete Capital Coverage at bostonglobe.com/capital
Thursday
Sep182014

CEI Today: EPA Progressives, a carbon tax in the US?, Scottish secession, railroad re-regulation, and more 

In the News Today

EPA ADMITS "PROGRESSIVE" AGENDA - CHRISTOPHER HORNER

 

The Daily Caller & Fox News: Internal emails: EPA rules part of 'progressive' agenda

Emails between top Environmental Protection Agency officials reveal they saw their fight against global warming as putting them at “forefront of progressive national policy.”

These emails, which were part of a batch obtained by the Competitive Enterprise Institute, show what top EPA officials were thinking as the agency prepared to release its greenhouse gas endangerment finding, which would give the agency the power to regulate carbon dioxide emissions from tailpipes and, eventually, from power plants.

“This is not about climate,” CEI senior fellow Chris Horner told The Daily Caller News Foundation. “This is the progressive agenda.” 
> Read the Daily Caller report


>View Chris Horner on Fox News Special Report

> Interview Chris Horner


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


CARBON TAX - MARLO LEWIS

Report: British Columbia Carbon Tax, a Bad Fit for the U.S.


Rebutting claims that the United States should adopt a carbon tax, the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) released a new report on Tuesday explaining how the go-to example of carbon tax success – British Columbia – falls short of its hype. > View Why British Columbia’s Carbon Tax Is not Applicable to America.


> Interview Marlo Lewis
 

RAILROAD RE-REGULATION - MARC SCRIBNER

Rail Investment
Threatened by Surface Transportation Board (STB) Reauthorization Reauthorization Bill

A bill that would threaten much needed investment in railroad infrastructure and reverse three decades of progress on railroad regulation is scheduled for markup today in the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. > Read more

> Interview Marc Scribner

 

SCOTTISH SECESSION - IAIN MURRAY

The Freeman: Freedom and Whisky Go Together

 

On Thursday, Scottish voters will decide whether to dissolve the 300-year-old union with England and Wales or remain in it. The result is now too close to call. As the world watches, it seems Scottish secession could be a step toward global liberalization and decentralization. But will an independent Scotland be a freer Scotland? > Read more

> Interview Iain Murray

 

More in the news...

EPA to Regulate CO2 Emissions from Aircraft

Secretary of State John Kerry Explains the Greenhouse Effect

Regulator: True Ridesharing Illegal in California
 

New Mexico Workers and Industry Would Benefit from Right to Work - See more at: http://workplacechoice.org/#sthash.04F3Iq2B.dpuf
 

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Thursday
Sep182014

ALG's Daily Grind - New EPA killer coolant regs a crony boon to DuPont 

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Permission to republish original opeds granted.

New EPA killer coolant regs a crony boon to DuPont
EPA fast tracks new environmentally "friendly" coolant for cars that Mercedes and BMW says could kill you.

No vote on war against Islamic State before election?
Obama has no intention of asking for authorization to use force in Syria and Iraq, so why are House Republicans waiting for him to ask?

The EPA is more concerned with what sounds good than what actually works
53 Senators signed a letter to Gina McCarthy begging for a 60-day extension of the comment period for the "Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Generating Units."

Rector: The war on poverty has been a colossal flop
The Heritage Foundation reports on the failed war on poverty 50 years later.

Thursday
Sep182014

BostonGlobe.com Headlines - September 17, 2014 

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Here are highlights from today's Globe:

         
  • Governor Patrick should elevate his game: The outgoing governor should put down the cudgel and confine himself to making a positive, high-minded case for his favored candidate. Scot Lehigh details the latest.
 
Thursday
Sep182014

BostonGlobe.com Political Headlines - September 17, 2014 

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Here are the top political headlines from BostonGlobe.com today:

 
  • Governor Patrick should elevate his game: The outgoing governor should put down the cudgel and confine himself to making a positive, high-minded case for his favored candidate. Scot Lehigh details the latest.