Trump Continues to Push Civil Service Reform

Almost since his first term began, President Trump has made numerous efforts to change federal civil service employment rules that will make it easier to fire certain federal employees. Last week, the president issued a new executive order that would strip mid-level or political appointees of certain employment protections, essentially making their employment at-will. This… Read More Trump Continues to Push Civil Service Reform

EPA Head Puts Brakes on Newsom Gas-Powered Vehicle Ban

Last week, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order that requires all vehicles in the Golden State to be zero emissions by 2035. Essentially, Newsom’s directive bans gas-powered vehicles in the state over the next 15 years. However, according to The Hill, EPA head Andrew Wheeler sent a letter to the governor today reminding… Read More EPA Head Puts Brakes on Newsom Gas-Powered Vehicle Ban

Ex-Obama EPA Chief Gina McCarthy to Head NRDC

Former EPA Chief under the Obama Administration Gina McCarthy is now president and chief executive officer of the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC). The NRDC has filed numerous lawsuits to prevent the implementation of the Trump Administration’s environmental policies. The group even sued the EPA under the Obama Administration too. The NRDC, along with other… Read More Ex-Obama EPA Chief Gina McCarthy to Head NRDC

Trump May Issue Executive Order Freeing Up Federally Funded Research

An interesting point made about this by Joseph Bast who is former President of and a Senior Fellow at the Heartland Institute on his Facebook page: “This would be a huge win for those trying to remove junk science from the regulatory process. Many “science” journals have been taken over and weaponized by the left.… Read More Trump May Issue Executive Order Freeing Up Federally Funded Research

EPA Head to Keep “Secret Science” Out of Agency

The Daily Caller caught up with EPA head Andrew Wheeler at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) earlier this month and discussed a variety of issues including the agency’s use of secret science. This would allow the EPA to use non-public scientific information when the agency is culminating and even justifying its environmental rules. Mr.… Read More EPA Head to Keep “Secret Science” Out of Agency