U.S. DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR: 25,000 hours and still counting: A faithful volunteer at Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge

Volunteers are vital to managing our public lands. They help greet visitors, staff events, maintain trails and conserve wildlife habitat. Many volunteer a few hours a week, but one passionate volunteer has logged 25,000+ hours surveying wildlife at Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge in New Mexico -- that’s equal to working full time for more than 12 years. Read More »

REPUBLICAN GOVERNOR'S ASSOCIATION: RGA Launches New Digital Campaign In Iowa Governor’s Race: “Too Liberal Glasson”

The Republican Governors Association is launching a new digital campaign in the Iowa governor’s race, highlighting just how liberal Democrat gubernatorial candidate Cathy Glasson is. Cathy Glasson’s upstart candidacy has attracted significant campaign contributions from national left-wing groups, and voters deserve to know the truth about Glasson’s radical plans. Read More »

COMPETITIVE ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE: CEI Achieves Victory for Class in Harmless Harvest Objection

The Competitive Enterprise Institute’s Center for Class Action Fairness (CEI) achieved a victory for class members in the Ma v. Harmless Harvest litigation as the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York denied approval of a settlement that would have given class attorneys $575,000 and the class members nothing. Read More »

REPUBLICAN GOVERNOR'S ASSOCIATION: Malloy Enabler Ned Lamont Struggles To Defend Connecticut’s Job-Killing Tax Hikes

In trying to defend Failed Governor Dan Malloy’s job-killing tax hikes, Democrat gubernatorial candidate Ned Lamont falsely claimed that General Electric did not leave Connecticut last year “because taxes were too high” despite evidence to the contrary. In doing so, Lamont showed that he will happily defend Dan Malloy on the campaign trail. Read More »

REPUBLICAN GOVERNOR'S ASSOCIATION: Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Signs New Legislation To Combat Opioid Crisis

GOP Governor Scott Walker is taking major action to combat the opioid crisis in Wisconsin. Today, Governor Walker signed two new bills into law as part of the state’s Heroin, Opioid Prevention and Education agenda that increase funding for drug-related law enforcement and require proof of continuing education for medical personnel. Read More »

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR: In First Raid, New Opioid Task Force Seizes $2.5 Million worth of Meth and $22,000 in Marijuana, Heroin and Other Narcotics

Just two weeks after U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced the Department was forming a new Joint Task Force (JTF) to combat the opioid crisis in Indian Country, the Secretary announced the JTF's first raid seized 49 pounds of methamphetamine with a street value of $2.5 million and more than $20,000 worth of marijuana, plus smaller amounts of heroin, and other narcotics. Read More »