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    In the Green Room: Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT) on Guns, Property and the EPA

    Heritage Foundation today to meet with bloggers at The Blogger’s Briefing. Before the meeting, he sat down with us to talk about the Supreme Court taking up the Chicago gun-ban case, a leaked document from the Department of the Interior, and the EPA’s decision to regulate carbon dioxide emissions. More

    Outside the Beltway: AZ Rejects Economy Killing Energy Taxes

    Utah is not the only Western state that is rejecting the left’s global warming regulation policies. This week Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) signed an executive order stating that Arizona will not endorse any emission-control plan that could raise costs for consumers and businesses. The Arizona Republic reports: Arizona will … More

    Outside the Beltway: Utah Questions Climate Science

    Utah’s House Legislature took a strong stance against cap and trade as well as the alleged scientific consensus by passing a nonbinding resolution yesterday 56-17. Specifically, the resolution “urges the United States Environmental Protection Agency to halt its carbon dioxide reduction policies and programs and with its “Endangerment Finding” and … More

    Guest Blogger: Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) on Health Care

    Americans love having options. From the food we eat to the cars we drive, we relish making our own choices based on our preferences and what is best for ourselves and our families. Health care should not be an exception. Yet the proposals put forward by the Obama administration and … More

    In the Green Room: Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT)

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8UoSvb8yYwI[/youtube] Rep. Jason Chaffetz, a newly minted freshman from Utah, brought his laid back, candid style to Heritage at Tuesday’s blogger briefing. Chaffetz won his seat using social media and demanding fiscal discipline from Washington. We have to adhere to the Constitution, to fiscal discipline, to limited government, accountability and strong national … More

    Nuclear Waste is an Opportunity, Not a Problem

    What’s one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. When it comes to nuclear waste, where the government sees a problem, Salt Lake City-based EnergySolutions sees a dollar sign. And what’s best is that the government can’t stop them: The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says it doesn’t have the authority to prevent … More

    No Yucca Mountain, No Nuclear Energy in Utah

    Nuclear energy provides the United States with 20 percent of its electricity, but none to Utah. If the state legislature gets their wish, it could stay that way for the Beehive State: Lawmakers on Wednesday introduced a bill in the Utah House that would effectively stop any nuclear power plant … More

    Let the Market Work

    There is no reason to take in the world’s low-level nuclear waste when we have not figured out what to do with our own.” Those were the words of Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tn.) during his announcement that he would soon introduce a bill with Senator Benjamin Cardin (D-Md.) that would … More