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Federal Bailouts Punish Fiscally Responsible States

The House of Representatives prepares to vote on a $3 trillion stimulus bill, which includes $875 billion for state and local governments. 

Frances Floresca May 14, 2020
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Ohio Senate to Vote on Nuclear Bailout

FirstEnergy Solutions’ (FES) nuclear power plant in Akron, Ohio needs a taxpayer funded bailout according to the company.

Allen Johnson July 17, 2019
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The Multiemployer Pensions Crisis Needs Reform, Not a Bailout

A billion-dollar taxpayer bailout of failing multiemployer pensions is on the horizon.

Peter Klensch July 12, 2019
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Senate Disaster Supplemental Would Add Billions of Dollars to Deficit Spending

The Senate is considering another poorly designed disaster aid package.

Allen Johnson March 29, 2019
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Nuclear Bailouts - A Radioactive Cost to Taxpayers

On March 22, 2019, the Trump Administration took another step to act on the president’s campaign promise to financially support coal and nuclear power. 

Allen Johnson March 29, 2019
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State Energy Bailouts Pose More Urgent Threat Than Green New Deal

The Green New Deal and its associated hyperbole have commanded most of the recent attenti

Spencer Chretien March 12, 2019
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Trump Administration takes heat with FERC nominee

All the way back at the beginning of the year, a federal energy regulator unanimously repudiated a proposed rule that would have subsidized coal and nuclear powerplants.

Allen Johnson November 16, 2018
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DOE Prepares Bailout for Unprofitable Power Plants

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has said that the country has ample power to supply market needs. FERC in

Allen Johnson June 21, 2018
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Adiós, Puerto Rico – A Story of Shameless Waste and Inefficiency

Plagued by significant population decline, relocation of businesses, and a crushing debt nea

CAGW Staff June 22, 2016
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Clarity on Costs Essential To Postal Reform

USPS is posting one thing very well; losses.

Leslie Paige September 19, 2014
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Another Bailout

While the focus of the press and Washington has been on passing a continuing resolution and a government shutdown, the White House pulled the usual Washington D.C. public affairs stunt when you don’t wont bad or controversial news to be discussed...

CAGW Staff October 1, 2013
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On the Hook for More Bailouts

On July 9, 2013, the Financial Stability Oversight Council voted to categorize American International Group (AIG) and GE Capital as systemically important according to a Washington Post

CAGW Staff July 16, 2013

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