Browsing All posts tagged under »Biden Administration Regulatory Agenda«

Washington Should Steer Clear Of Tax On Vehicle Miles Traveled

March 31, 2021 by

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By David Ditch ~ One of the most frequent claims from Joe Biden’s 2020 presidential campaign was that he would only seek tax increases on those earning more than $400,000 per year. That was always a dubious promise, given his expensive big-government agenda, and now we’re seeing examples of how a tax-and-spend approach can hit […]

Biden Ready To Slip Green New Deal Through The Back Door

March 24, 2021 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ The Green New Deal will be upon us sooner than you think. Not only is the Biden administration planning to roll out a host of climate initiatives on Earth Day (April 22, Lenin’s birthday). The White House and its allies are also in hot pursuit of regulatory means to transform […]

WSJ Editorial Board Rebukes Biden’s Job-Killing ‘Backdoor’ Scheme To Regulate CO2

March 19, 2021 by

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By Joseph Vazquez ~ The Wall Street Journal took a sledgehammer to a scheme by President Joe Biden’s administration to push job-killing climate regulations without congressional approval. A new Journal editorial exposed how “Democratic AGs, green groups and a top Biden environmental regulator are colluding on a plan to impose the Green New Deal on states through […]

GOP Attorneys General Set To Check Biden, Liberals

February 10, 2021 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ As President Joe Biden issued more than 40 executive actions with less than a month in office and Democrats took control of Congress, Republican attorneys general in the states appear poised to be the strongest check on overreach by the federal government. “Everything is fair game. We are going to defend […]

If Biden Tightens Fuel Economy Standards, Consumers Will Be Squeezed

February 2, 2021 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ On Day One of his presidency, President Joe Biden started to reverse course on U.S. energy and environmental policy with a slew of executive orders. His decisions to reenter the Paris Agreement and cancel the Keystone XL pipeline received much attention. But his order telling his agencies to review the Trump administration’s […]

Biden Will Use Bureaucracy To Advance Green Energy Boondoggles

January 20, 2021 by

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By Larry Bell ~ Remember Solyndra? In case you’ve forgotten, it was a California solar panel developer that defaulted on a $535 million Obama-Biden administration Department of Energy stimulus loan guarantee that, along with four other bankrupted companies, collectively left U.S. taxpayers on the hook for more than $2.2 billion. According to documents obtained by […]

Banning Gas-Powered Vehicles Means A Crushing Change For America

January 19, 2021 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ The election of the Biden-Harris ticket will, we are told, hasten the death of the internal combustion engine in the United States. Once the sale of new gasoline engine vehicles is banned, the only question remaining is how long before driving them is also outlawed? Well, incoming Vice President Kamala Harris promised […]

Environmental Extremism Is Creeping Into Every Domain Of Public Policy

January 14, 2021 by

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By Daren Bakst ~ Many on the left continue to place their ideology of environmental extremism above all other considerations, including economic growth, individual freedom, and the welfare of low-income Americans. This worldview ignores critical trade-offs and places environmental interests above even basic principles that have long served as a foundation of this nation. Further, […]

Green Buildings Are A Grinch That Will Steal More Than Just Christmas

December 31, 2020 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ With the incoming Biden administration eager to unleash a regulatory reign of terror throughout the land, people should be prepared for their all-knowing betters in Washington to make more of their decisions for them, whether its in energy, healthcare, and what they do with their disposal income (assuming they have […]

Will Capitalism Be forced To Go Green?

December 23, 2020 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ As the Biden-Harris administration prepares to take over the executive branch next month in Washington, the main levers for bureaucratic control over climate change may come from the U.S. Treasury, Federal Reserve and other financial regulatory agencies, rather than the Environmental Protection Agency or the Interior Department. This approach to purportedly […]