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The wildfires that burned part of my hometown of Santa Rosa earlier this year killed dozens of people, destroyed thousands of homes, and were a calamity for the community. The fires also revealed a smaller...

At Frontier Group, we provide information and ideas to help America bring its resources to bear on the problems that matter most. Here's what we've done over the last year...

Under Scott Pruitt, the EPA's enforcement of environmental laws has dropped sharply - and the result is an unravelling of environmental protections that is putting Americans’ health and safety at risk.

Pittsburgh has a wet weather problem. As a result of sprawling development, an increasing portion of the Pittsburgh area is impervious, meaning that instead of filtering into the ground, rainfall runs off roads and into...

Coal mining in the Susquehanna River basin has scarred the landscape and causes water pollution. As a result, more than 2,000 miles of streams in the Susquehanna River basin are so polluted by mine drainage...

Rising health care costs are a problem across the United States. States such as Maryland provide ideas that other states, and the federal government, can apply to ensure that our health care system provides high-quality...

But will the recent surge in driving be sustained? Beneath the topline data, there are a few fascinating data points that don’t quite provide the answers but do suggest some important questions we might ask...

My home state has spent the last five years as a laboratory test for the kinds of tax policies being considered at the federal level now. Congress would be foolish to ignore the results.

A few weeks ago, I rear-ended another car when I was taking my son to swimming lessons. We were going about 5 mph and nobody was hurt. It really seemed minor, but the autobody shop...

There is an opportunity right now to build a new type of grid in Puerto Rico – one that is more resilient to natural disasters, that fixes many of the problems of the old grid,...

What is needed now is not a conversation about setting goals for the T, but rather a conversation about the Commonwealth’s goals for its future growth, the health and welfare of its citizens, and its...

Allowing residents to vote by mail, along with a host of other good practices, helps increase voter turnout and improve democracy.

In August 2017, my representatives voted to implement a rule that will seriously impede the growth of the solar energy industry in Maine. The new rule will make Maine the first state where utilities can...

Blocking the Sun documents 20 fossil fuel-backed groups and electric utilities running some of the nation’s most aggressive campaigns to slow the growth of solar energy in 12 states. A national network of utility...

North Atlantic right whale populations are plummeting. The critically endangered species had a population of just 451 in 2016 and so far in 2017, 16 whales have died and there have been only five known...

November 7 is election day in the U.S this year. On November 6, the European Union is holding a vote of their own. That’s the deadline for representatives from their 28 member countries to decide...

This month, the world’s first utility-scale floating wind turbines started spinning off the coast of Scotland. These new turbines have a key difference from the 4,000 or so offshore turbines that have been installed around...

On September 20, Category 4 Hurricane Maria whipped Puerto Rico with winds traveling at 155 miles per hour, just two miles per hour short of a Category 5 storm. Over the next three days, catastrophic...

President Trump’s tax plan, released in September, includes a promise to simplify the tax code. The U.S. tax system is uniquely complex with its plentiful loopholes, deductions and exemptions, laid out in a document as...

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