Limitations on commercial activity at federal highway rest stops have rendered them dreary and unappealing. Meanwhile, electric vehicles have been hampered by a lack of infrastructure, like widespread charging stations. In a new policy short, R Street Energy Policy Director Josiah Neeley ties these two issues together, proposing to lift limits on commercial activities at rest stops that install charging stations.
Action sets a dangerous precedent and carries ominous implications for public interest advocates
Republicans voted to change the Senate rules to override Democratic opposition to Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court.
Sat. April 22, 6:30-9:30 pm, Hilton Chicago International Ballroom, 720 S Michigan Ave.
Internationally recognized public interest attorney Andrew Kimbrell, founder and executive Director of the Center for Food Safety and an outspoken advocate of sustainable, organic farming, will deliver the plenary address, “A NEW FOOD FUTURE: Organic, GMOs and Beyond” at the Friedman Fellows Symposium at the American Society of Nutrition's Experimental Biology Scientific Sessions in Chicago on Saturday, April 22.
The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to send Judge Neil Gorsuch's U.S. Supreme Court nomination to the full Senate for a vote.
The following is a statement from Earthjustice President Trip Van Noppen:
Secretary Zinke accepts President Trump’s first-quarter presidential salary as donation for National Park Service
$78,333 to be put towards maintenance of historic battlefields
President Donald J. Trump donated his first quarter salary to the National Parks Service (NPS) to help fund the maintenance backlog in America’s historic battlefields. The donation, totaling $78,333, was accepted by Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke and Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Superintendent Tyrone Brandyburg at the daily White House Press briefing.
The Environmental Protection Agency surrounded by American energy workers, public employees and members of Congress, President Donald Trump signed the Energy Independence Executive Order to protect thousands of jobs and strengthen energy security, while also ensuring that our policies provide clean air and clean water for all of our citizens.