Newspaper Articles – Kenneth Artz

Insurance Premiums Are Rising Though President Claims the Opposite

Insurance affordability was the great promise of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) when he signed the law in 2010.

Anti-Fossil Fuel Activist Steyer Got Rich on Coal Stock

Billionaire anti-fossil fuel activist Tom Steyer amassed his fortune through investing in coal mines and oil pipelines, investment records reveal.

California Senate Rejects Fracking Ban

The California Senate declined to pass SB 1132, a bill that would have imposed a statewide ban on energy production using hydraulic fracturing methods.

Kansas Pushes Back Against Federal Prairie Chicken Restrictions

Kansas public officials are pushing back against U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service environmental restrictions regarding prairie chickens.

Fracking Goes to Colorado Ballot as Legislature Fails to Strike Compromise

Colorado voters will directly decide the fate of fracking this November after the state legislature failed to agree on a compromise bill.

Landrieu Strikes Out with Obama, Reid on Keystone Pipeline

Sen. Mary Landrieu continues to strike out with President Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in her attempt to get their support for building the Keystone XL pipeline.

Study Links Ethanol to Higher Air Pollution

Ethanol may be increasing air pollution in Brazil, scientists report in a peer-reviewed study.

Union Promises to Punish Congressional Opponents of Keystone XL

One of the nation’s largest labor unions promised to punish congressional opponents of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.

Ohio House Passes Bill to Make Farmers Take Fertilizer Courses

The Ohio House of Representatives unanimously passed Senate Bill 150 (SB 150) which would require farmers to take certification courses to apply fertilizer.

Obama Rebuffs Democratic Senators, Stalls Keystone Pipeline Decision

President Barack Obama announced he is indefinitely punting a decision on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, rebuffing 11 Democratic Senators who sent him a letter urging him to finally make a deci