Monthly Archives: March 2015

March 23

Fracking Under Attack

The Natural Gas industry has been booming for the past years, due to the introduction of fracking. Hydraulic fracking allows for the extraction of natural gas, petroleum, and brine by pushing into rock pressurized water, sand, and chemicals. States like North Dakota have experienced the effects of fracking, and the result is one of the […]

March 23

House GOP Balanced Budget Moves Forward

House Budget Committee laid out their plan for the upcoming fiscal year. “A Balanced Budget for a Stronger America,” aims to change the “direction” of the country by lowering taxes, limiting spending, and supporting economic growth. Why does this matter? Because when you see half of your paycheck taken from you for taxes, that lowers […]

March 19

Shock About Schock

Congressman Aaron Schock announced yesterday that he is resigning from Congress. This news only means one thing: scandal. If you think back to Congressman Anthony Weiner, it was the same situation. When an issue is about to come to the surface, the congressman has to step down from his seat of power. This comes as […]