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Tag: Kansas

Calls to ‘stop building new oil pipelines’ grow as data shows...

"Pipelines also often cross our nation's wetlands—a risk that could be greatly magnified if the Supreme Court strips away their federal protections."

Kansas Supreme Court rule in favor of renewable energy

“With today’s Supreme Court ruling, we make headway toward fairness and justice for solar and renewable energy users in Kansas.”

What’s the matter with America?

To impeach or not to impeach.

Teacher under investigation for kicking 5yr old girl on video

“No child should have to experience that. It’s a horrible situation. We feel terrible about it and that person no longer works for us.”

Another Kris Kobach loss: Illinois leaves ‘Jim Crow’ voter purge program

Even as Kobach is met with loss after loss, his legacy will live on until the states that signed up for Crosscheck leave the program and reinstate voters to the voter rolls.

Supreme Court denies cert in Planned Parenthood case, lower court rulings...

Planned Parenthood was pleased with the Supreme Court's ruling and called it a "win for patients in Louisiana and Kansas."

Progressive Briefing for Friday, June 22, 2018

Bernie Sanders on income inequality, police shoot a fleeing 17-year-old in Pittsburgh, white supremacists plan more rallies, and more.

Former mayor sentenced to prison for stealing from food bank

“He took food out of people’s mouths. People who need it. People who would starve without it.”

Trump’s chief vote suppressor runs for governor

Kris Kobach maybe the most important person in America right now.

How special elections could cost the Republicans

This week, Georgia heads to the polls. Last week, the GOP in Kansas barely earned a win.

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The Medicare Advantage Paradox: How private insurers cost taxpayers billions

Recent studies and reports from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) reveal that MA overpayments have significantly burdened taxpayers.

Trump’s $48 billion corporate tax cut proposal exceeds annual K-12 education budget

The proposed reduction in the corporate tax rate from 21% to 15% would result in massive tax savings for the largest U.S. companies, benefiting wealthy shareholders while neglecting workers and public investments.

Clarence Thomas faces fresh scrutiny over undisclosed luxury trips funded by billionaire

This has prompted renewed calls for his resignation and demands for stricter ethics reforms for the highest court in the land.

Russia’s war on Ukraine generates more emissions than 175 countries: $32 billion climate bill...

The first two years of Russia’s invasion resulted in greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to the annual emissions of 175 individual countries, further intensifying the global climate emergency.

Navigating the energy transition: Renewables abound, but grid challenges loom

Renewable energy doesn’t matter if we can’t distribute it.