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The Washington Times
Andy Johnson, Wyoming farmer, sues EPA over $16M fines over stock pondFarmer Andy Johnson hasn’t sent millions of gallons of gold-mine wastewater dow
Andy Johnson, Wyoming farmer, sues EPA over $16M fines over stock pond
The Washington Times / Posted 12 hours ago
Farmer Andy Johnson hasn’t sent millions of gallons of gold-mine wastewater down any rivers, but he’s facing more than $16 million in fines from the Environmental Protection Agency for running afoul the Clean Water Act. His violation? In 2012, Mr.... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Farmer sues EPA over stock pondCHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A Wyoming farmer is suing the Environmental Protection Ag
Farmer sues EPA over stock pond
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 2 days ago
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A Wyoming farmer is suing the Environmental Protection Agency over a stock pond. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports (http://bit.ly/1NLS4fb ) that Andy Johnson of Fort Bridger claims that the EPA overreached when it told him the... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
Overrule Abood to protect individual rightsDeborah J. La Fetra is a Principal Attorney at Pacific Legal Foundation. Since
Overrule Abood to protect individual rights
SCOTUSblog / Posted 6 days ago
Deborah J. La Fetra is a Principal Attorney at Pacific Legal Foundation. Since 1990, she has written dozens of amicus briefs and directly represented dissenters in challenges to state-compelled subsidization of politicking. She is representing PLF... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Carbon auctions help finance West Sac housing project – and lots moreChristopher Cabaldon, the mayor of West Sacramento, showed up in style last wee
Carbon auctions help finance West Sac housing project – and lots more
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
Christopher Cabaldon, the mayor of West Sacramento, showed up in style last week to help break ground on an affordable housing project in his city: He rode his bicycle. His entrance fit the occasion. The housing project, known as West Gateway Place,... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Oregon Cattlemen's Assn. joins lawsuit against EPA | News - Home Say proposed rule would take water management away from landown
Oregon Cattlemen's Assn. joins lawsuit against EPA
KTVZ Bend / Posted 17 days ago
| News - Home Say proposed rule would take water management away from landowners POSTED: 10:21 PM PDT August 13, 2015 The Oregon Cattlemen's... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Oregon ranchers sign on to lawsuit against EPA for proposed water ruleA lobbying group representing Oregon ranchers has joined a lawsuit contesting a
Oregon ranchers sign on to lawsuit against EPA for proposed water rule
OregonLive.com / Posted 17 days ago
A lobbying group representing Oregon ranchers has joined a lawsuit contesting a proposed rule that would strengthen the federal government's control over water sources. The proposed Clean Water Rule builds on the 1972 Clean Water Act, and contains a... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
ACA's Home Care Pilot Shows Strong Results Out the Gate"This bipartisan bill will help coordinate care and lower costs for Medicare be
ACA's Home Care Pilot Shows Strong Results Out the Gate
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 18 days ago
"This bipartisan bill will help coordinate care and lower costs for Medicare beneficiaries with multiple debilitating diseases, including Alzheimer's, ALS, congestive heart failure, diabetes and other chronic conditions." -- Rep. Edward Markey... Read more
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Business Insurance
Health care reform challenge fails to win rehearing from appeals courtA federal appeals court decided Friday it will not rehear a case considered one
Health care reform challenge fails to win rehearing from appeals court
Business Insurance / Posted 20 days ago
A federal appeals court decided Friday it will not rehear a case considered one of the last significant legal challenges to President Obama’s signature health care reform law. The plaintiff in the case, Washington artist Matt Sissel, plans to appeal... Read more
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The Washington Times
D.C. Circuit won’t rehear ‘origination clause’ suit against ObamacareA federal appeals court on Friday said it will not reconsider a 2014 ruling tha
D.C. Circuit won’t rehear ‘origination clause’ suit against Obamacare
The Washington Times / Posted 23 days ago
A federal appeals court on Friday said it will not reconsider a 2014 ruling that held Obamacare didn’t violate the Constitution’s “origination clause” requiring the House to kickstart revenue-raising bills, despite the law’s tax on people who do not... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Builders battle California city ordinance making them pay for public artAn alliance of firms in Oakland is suing the city over laws that came into effe
Builders battle California city ordinance making them pay for public art
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 29 days ago
An alliance of firms in Oakland is suing the city over laws that came into effect in February forcing them to spend between 0.5% and 1% of any project’s budget on public art. There are more than 200 such public art ordinances across the United... Read more
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The Daily Review
Guest commentary: Oakland's art mandate on homebuilders is an unconstitutional hit on homebuyersBay Area residents face high housing costs, driven by low supply that is inadeq
Guest commentary: Oakland's art mandate on homebuilders is an unconstitutional hit on homebuyers
The Daily Review / Posted 30 days ago
Bay Area residents face high housing costs, driven by low supply that is inadequate to meet demand. California's nonpartisan Legislative Analyst recently reported on high housing costs in California. Among the culprits, the report fingers high... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Recycle this! Seattle's trash-sorting police overreachIn most households there is a guardian of the recycling bin. This sell-anointed
Recycle this! Seattle's trash-sorting police overreach
Chicago Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
In most households there is a guardian of the recycling bin. This sell-anointed guru of garbage maintains constant surveillance over what is tossed into the bin and what winds up in the regular garbage. He or she has memorized the precise rules from... Read more

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