Newspaper Articles – Kenneth Artz

Medicaid’s ‘Low and Slow’ Payments Squeeze Care Access for the Poor

Medicaid, the state/federal program that pays health care costs for low-income people, has historically paid less than the cost of treatment in many states.

Health Threat from Wisconsin Wind Farm Affirmed

In a shot across the bow of wind power promoters, the Brown County Wisconsin Board of Health has declared the Shirley Wind Farm a “human health hazard.”

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.