Newspaper Articles – Kenneth Artz

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

Hickenlooper Urges BLM Not to Overreach on Sage Grouse Protections

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is siding with Centennial State ranchers and energy and natural resource producers, urging the U.S.

Global Warming Activist James Hansen Says Nuclear Is the Answer

Prominent global warming activist James Hansen is urging environmental groups to rally behind nuclear power to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

Texas Officials Release Water Shortage Plans

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs released a report urging “game-changing” innovations to state water policies to deal with future water shortages.

Teachers Unions Push Back Against Teacher Evaluations

Colorado’s largest teachers union is challenging a 2010 law that includes a new procedure for teacher firings.

House Passes Bill to Expedite Energy Production on Federal Lands

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would remove obstacles to the permitting process for oil and natural gas production on federal lands.

Obama Signs Bipartisan Bill to Expedite Bakken Fracking

President Barack Obama signed legislation expediting the permitting process for hydraulic fracturing on federal lands in the Bakken Shale basin in western North Dakota.