EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt resigned amid criticism over numerous scandals, criticism of his handling of the Renewable Fuel Standard, and praise of his efforts to roll Obama-era regulations back.
The Trump Administration released a federal government reorganization plan that includes a merger of the Education and Labor Departments, as well as, other streamlining proposals.
U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA), a member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, questioned Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt on his efforts to roll back harmful rules and regulations.
Dr. Jane Orient: President Trump’s initiatives on energy and climate challenge medical and public health authorities to prove their anti-carbon case.
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt proposed to repeal the Obama-era so-called “Clean Power Plan” (CPP).
The Trump Administration announces a withdrawal from the Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule, Iowa Republicans respond to the news.
Cornwall Alliance: The Environmental Protection Agency’s new ozone rule does nothing but harm the poor and millennials while providing no net benefit.
The Michigan v. EPA ruling is more monumental than we might realize, especially in the battle to keep in check a federal agency and its onerous rules.
U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) discussed the potential DHS shutdown, NCLB reauthorization, regulatory reform and other issues in an exclusive interview.
Republican U.S. Senate Candidate David Young encourages Gina McCarthy, the director of the Environmental Protection Agency, to visit a farm on her first trip to Iowa.
Bruce Braley is responsible for the liberal policy agenda that will destroy jobs, raise energy costs, and hurt working families in states like Iowa.
A nutrient reduction strategy will give Iowans greater control over land issues, prevent federal overregulation, and will keep Iowa’s agriculture strong.
By Congressman Tom Latham (R-IA) Few developments in the news in recent weeks have disturbed me more than what we’re learning about the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) using unmanned drone aircraft to monitor Iowa farms. In some cases, we’re learning that the EPA has used the aircraft to gather information on agricultural operations. The simple […]
Written with Jane Robbins We have brought a constitutional crisis upon ourselves that is bleeding our liberties dry. The federal bureaucracy has amassed such immense power that Congress can no longer provide, as President Washington termed it, the necessary “reciprocal checks” against its exercise of power. Federal spending has increased from $1.38 trillion in 1992 […]
This week’s edition of five things I wanted to point out, but was too lazy to turn into individual posts: 1. A Post-Mortem of Michele Bachmann’s campaign. Jennifer Jacobs of The Des Moines Register sheds some light on problems within the campaign, things that some of on the ground outside the campaign sensed even if […]
President Barack Obama seems quite content to accomplish through executive order what he is able to see passed through Congress. He’s certainly not the first to do this, but his record is the most egregious of late. A couple of past examples, though he was working with a Democrat controlled House and Senate, he didn’t […]