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  • Clean Energy Businesses Need Policy Certainty

    Although the United States has consistently been a leader in the clean energy sector, policy uncertainty remains a significant barrier to future growth and innovation in this competitive marketplace.  With more than $7.7 trillion expected to be invested in power plants by 2030, of which two-thirds will be directed to clean technologies, it is critical for Congress to provide clear policy... Read More

  • Proposed Legislation Bad for Red Snapper

    Representative Hastings' "Empty Ocean Act" should be thrown back. It risks unbalancing the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem and harming an economic engine that supports millions of people and jobs. Read More

  • Enforcing Better Public Safety

    South Dakota’s corrections costs increased by $74 million from 1991 to 2011, but crime declined only 11 percent from 2001 and 2011. Faced with skyrocketing costs and little public safety returns on those sizable investments, state leaders examined their corrections and sentencing policies to better understand the factors shaping prison populations and driving costs. Read More

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