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William J. Bennett on the Low Income School Choice Demonstration Act
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William J. Bennett on the Low Income School Choice Demonstration Act

Empower America Co-Director William J. Bennett, who served as the Secretary of Education under President Ronald Reagan, today urged the Senate to pass the Low Income School Choice Demonstration Act, introduced by Senator Judd Gregg.

06/12/2001
Workshop Explores Gambling
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Workshop Explores Gambling

BY Mary A. Napier

The Christian Action League of North Carolina is hosting a free workshop, "The Christian Looks at Gambling," at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Education Building at First Baptist Church, 301 S. Davidson St. The event is for anyone concerned about N.C. legislation of state-sponsored gambling through a lottery. It will focus on the harmful impact of state-sponsored gambling.

06/12/2001
Broadband Deregulation is Essential for the Revitalization of the Communications Industry
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Broadband Deregulation is Essential for the Revitalization of the Communications Industry

The Eastern Management Group Addresses Citizens for a Sound Economy Foundation (CSEF) on the Merits of the Internet Freedom and Broadband Deployment Act Speaking at a luncheon today on the topic of broadband deregulation, John Malone, president and CEO of The Eastern Management Group, stressed the importance of leveling the playing field by giving regulatory parity to all participants in the high-speed Internet market.

06/12/2001
Dicussion
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Dicussion

EVENT: DISCUSSION - CITIZENS FOR A SOUND ECONOMY FOUNDATION (CSEF) TIME: 12:on noon SUBJECT: Citizens for a Sound Economy Foundation (CSEF) holds a Policy Watch luncheon discussion on "A Deregulated Broadband Environment: If You Build It, Will they Come?" John Malone, president, Eastern Management Group; Larry Darby, president, Darby Associates; Jason Thomas, economic policy analyst, CSEF and Kent Lassman, director, Technology and Communication Policy, CSE 2218 Rayburn House Office Building -- June 12, 2001

06/12/2001
President Bush: Standing Firm to Protect People and the Planet
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President Bush: Standing Firm to Protect People and the Planet

Today, Citizens for a Sound Economy's (CSE) 280,000 citizen activists voiced their active support for President Bush and his remarks yesterday regarding global climate change. Paul Beckner, president of CSE, issued the following statement regarding the president's comments on global climate change: "CSE's activists could not have hoped for anything better than what President Bush delivered in his remarks on global climate change on June 11. "Unlike many, President Bush understood the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) report on global climate change. In particular, the president pointed out that the report found a lack of concrete evidence to link human activity to global warming. "Furthermore, with respect to CO2 emissions, the president rightly pointed out that while the US does emit more than any other nation, there is one key fact that many forget: the US also produces one quarter of the world's goods. He also pointed out that if we produce 20 percent of the world's emissions, the rest of the world produces 80 percent. This is important because it seems that other countries view the US as the only country that emits CO2. "Lastly, President Bush pointed out that the Kyoto Protocol is 'fatally flawed.' We couldn't agree more. Even former Clinton White House officials are coming forward to say that complying with Kyoto's mandatory reductions in greenhouse gases would be more difficult and more expensive for American consumers than originally thought. "The president understands that, through technological advances, the US is the cleanest, most energy efficient industrial nation in the world. CSE and our thousands of activists from across the country wish to thank President Bush for taking this courageous stand to protect people as well as the planet."

06/12/2001
A Deregulated Broadband Environment: If You Build It, Will they Come?
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A Deregulated Broadband Environment: If You Build It, Will they Come?

ORGANIZATION: Citizens for a Sound Economy Foundation (CSEF) - holds a Policy Watch luncheon discussion on "A Deregulated Broadband Environment: If You Build It, Will they Come?" TIME: 12 noon LOCATION: 2218 Rayburn House Office Building CONTACT: Paul Hilliar, 202-942-7658; http://www.cse.org PARTICIPANTS: John Malone, president, Eastern Management Group; Larry Darby, president, Darby Associates; Jason Thomas, economic policy analyst, CSEF and Kent Lassman, director, Technology and Communication Policy, CSE TYPE: Discussion

06/12/2001
The Press Gets it Wrong: NAS Report Does Not Support the Kyoto Treaty
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Press Release

The Press Gets it Wrong: NAS Report Does Not Support the Kyoto Treaty

This editorial appeared in the June 11, 2001 edition of the Wall Street Journal The Press Gets It Wrong Our report doesn't support the Kyoto treaty. BY RICHARD S. LINDZEN Monday, June 11, 2001 12:01 a.m. EDT

06/11/2001
President Bush Comments on Climate and the Kyoto Protocol
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President Bush Comments on Climate and the Kyoto Protocol

THE PRESIDENT: Good morning. I've just met with senior members of my administration who are working to develop an effective and science-based approach to addressing the important issues of global climate change. This is an issue that I know is very important to the nations of Europe, which I will be visiting for the first time as President. The earth's well-being is also an issue important to America. And it's an issue that should be important to every nation in every part of our world.

06/11/2001
Tax Talk Continues at the Legislature
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Tax Talk Continues at the Legislature

BY Scott Mooneyham

For the average taxpayer, a tax is a tax. That's not the case at the North Carolina Legislature. There are tax loopholes and local option taxes - two of the less onerous versions in legislative parlance. There are "sin" taxes that put it to people who engage in dubious activities such as drinking alcohol. And there's the sales tax - regressive to liberals but more politically palatable to moderates.

06/11/2001
Battle Over Town Status Intensifies Bill That Would Allow Vote On Municipality Nears House Floor
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Battle Over Town Status Intensifies Bill That Would Allow Vote On Municipality Nears House Floor

BY Joe DePriest

The West Norman incorporation fight has dragged on for months, but battle lines are now etched even deeper. Supporters and opponents are stepping up lobbying efforts with legislators, who may soon decide the fate of the proposed new Lincoln County town. In March, the state Senate approved legislation that would allow West Norman residents to vote on incorporation, but the measure has been stuck in the House ever since. In late May, the bill landed in the Finance Committee for the second time and could come to the House floor for a vote within weeks.

06/10/2001

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