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EPA Rules Could Breathe New Life into Cap and Trade

Cap and trade may be dead on Capitol Hill, but states could use it to meet new EPA targets for reducing power plants’ carbon emissions.

Ways States Can (Try to) Tame Health Premiums

Much of what drives premium prices is beyond government control, but a case can be made for certain state policies that seem to help minimize premium spikes.

First D.C. Statehood Bill in 20 Years Gets a Senate Hearing

Its chances are all but impossible, but supporters of full statehood for the District of Columbia argue there's never been a better time to grant it.

Fracking's Financial Losers: Local Governments

Localities are forced to deal with much of the problems associated with fracking, while states and the federal government rake in all the revenue.

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