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PG&E's Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant

The Global Energy Institute advocates for a diverse mix of energy resources. Among them are 99 commercial nuclear reactors.

Heath Knakmuhs
Oil pumping jack in Fort Lupton, Colorado.
The average time to process a drilling permit application for federal land was 257 days in 2016.
Sean Hackbarth
Global Energy Institute

America has transformed from energy scarcity and foreign reliance to abundance and exporting American resources around the world.

Thomas J. Donohue
Stack of plastic cups.
The shale boom is powering innovation and industrial investment by making feedstocks and electricity more affordable.
Sean Hackbarth
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A doctor examines a patient at a clinic in Gaithersburg, Md.
The Senate shouldn't undermine how most Americans get health coverage.
Sean Hackbarth
United States Senate
There a lot that’s good in the “Better Care Reconciliation Act.”
Sean Hackbarth
A scientist works inside the new lab at the GlaxoSmithKline Plc facility in Collegeville, Pennsylvania. Photographer: Eric Thayer/Bloomberg

Technology and innovation have been instrumental in propelling health care forward.

Michael Marinaccio
A doctor examines a patient in an exam room in Silver Spring, Md.

The health care reform ball is in the Senate’s court.

Sean Hackbarth
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Senator Orrin Hatch waits to begin a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Not to sound like a broken record, but we would love to see comprehensive, pro-growth tax reform as soon as possible.

Caroline L. Harris
Rep. Kevin Brady, speaks with Sen. Orrin Hatch before meeting with President Trump. Photographer: Drew Angerer/Pool Bloomberg
Last week, the U.S. Chamber sent a message to Congress urging them to reform tax policy.
Heather McPherson
"Welcome to Kansas" road sign.
Pro-growth tax reform can do more for economic growth than any other policy reform available, but only if it’s done sensibly.
J.D. Foster
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