Daily Archive: Thursday, March 9, 2017

Heartland Institute Experts React to GOP Obamacare Reform Bill

S.T. Karnick, Research Director, The Heartland Institute This bill represents the standard practice in Washington, DC: Democrats create a new entitlement, and Republicans figure out a way to pay for it. Guess who gets all the credit for the ‘free’ stuff and who gets blamed for the inevitable budget disaster? (PRWEB) March 09, 2017

Santa Ana struggles with immigrant detention plan

Santa Ana city officials are beginning to realize that principled stands come at a cost. Last May, the city declared that it would phase out Santa Ana’s jail contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, through which the jail houses federal immigration detainees, and allow the existing contract to expire without renewal in 2020. It

Shell sells Canadian oil sands, ties bonuses to emissions cuts | Reuters

By Karolin Schaps | LONDON LONDON Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to sell most of its Canadian oil sands assets for $8.5 billion, the latest international oil major to withdraw from the costly and carbon-heavy projects. Shell is trying to sell assets totaling $30 billion to cut debt following its $54 billion acquisition of BG