Category Archives: Washington Examiner

Record-high 3 million electric cars on the road worldwide in 2017: Report

The number of electric vehicles on the road worldwide reached a record 3.1 million in 2017, and that number is projected to triple by 2019, the International Energy Agency said in a reportWednesday. The 2017 figure represents a 54 percent increase from the year before. Source: Record-high 3 million electric cars on the road worldwide in […]
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Oregon insurers propose modest Obamacare rate increases

Oregon’s seven Obamacare insurers are asking for an average nearly 8 percent rate increase for 2019, with some plans calling for hikes of as much as 16 percent. Source: Oregon insurers propose modest Obamacare rate increases

While everyone focuses on opioids, meth-related deaths are on the rise

Speaking to an audience in New Hampshire this week, President Trump announced a redoubling of the nation’s efforts to confront the opioid overdose crisis plaguing the country. Lost in all of the anguish over rising deaths from heroin and fentanyl is the fact that a “golden oldie” for substance abusers is making a comeback. Source: […]
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Coastal governors oppose Trump’s offshore drilling plan

Governors along the Atlantic and Pacific coasts are opposing the Trump administration’s proposal to open almost all U.S. waters to oil and natural gas drilling. Source: Coastal governors oppose Trump’s offshore drilling plan

As Democrats seek to repair national image, party passes law in Oregon requiring insurers to cover abortion at no cost | Opinion

Just as Democrats are kicking up their efforts to prove the party can be a comfortable home for centrist voters, leftists in Oregon passed a law making that pitch even more laughable than it already was. Source: As Democrats seek to repair national image, party passes law in Oregon requiring insurers to cover abortion at […]
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