Ohio passed legislation in 2018 that increased funds for capping oil and natural gas wells with no identifiable owners or that are bankrupt. But an analysis of state data shows the rate they’re being capped has been declining at 5% per year since the 1990s.
DePaul survived a Yellow fever epidemic, the Civil War, and a devastating fire while staying true to its mission of providing care for the less fortunate for generations. But it could not survive Sentara Healthcare’s determined lobbying that strangled its efforts to evolve its business model.
We Asked, Though, for Text Messages with the Gov’s Chief of Staff, PUC Chair, First Energy CEO and a Lobbyist…. It took four and a half months, but we finally got a response to our request for records of powerful Ohio House Majority Leader Bill Seitz relating to a disgraced official and the $61 million… Read more »
C&BP Complaint Raises Unreported Potential Conflict of Interest, Showing Reach of Sentara Lobby Since November 2020, we’ve been probing the reach and influence of Sentara Healthcare, the powerful, $6 billion health care conglomerate that enjoys nonprofit tax status and is pursuing a $11.5 billion merger with Cone Health of North Carolina. One element of Sentara’s… Read more »
On Oct. 15, 1991, Clarence Thomas secured his seat on the Supreme Court, a narrow victory after a bruising confirmation fight that left him isolated and disillusioned. Open this article in the New York Times Audio app on iOS.
CHEVELON BUTTE, Ariz. — The AES Corporation announced June 1 the start of commercial operations for phase one of the Chevelon Butte wind farm. The project is located on the Chevelon Butte Ranch in Coconino and Navajo Counties, Arizona.
When forecasters predicted that oppressive heat would settle over much of the South for days this month, one of the first thoughts for staff members at the Mobile Botanical Gardens was how to protect their most sensitive plants.