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Laura Barron-Lopez

Schumer Slams Boehner For Saying It's ‘Stupid' To Think Funding Cuts Caused Amtrak Crash | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 05.14.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) took time Thursday to directly attack House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) for saying it’s “stupid” to ...

Which Way Does the Wind Blow the GOP on Wind?

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.26.2015 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

To win in 2016, the party's leaders should recognize what regular people already know. Polling finds overwhelming support for the wind production tax credit, including 63 percent of registered Republicans. It's time for the Republican presidential field to see that swing state voters want their energy clean, and they want it made at home.

The Post Trip Coma: How Long Does It Affect You?

Bobby Laurie | Posted 05.17.2015 | Travel
Bobby Laurie

Granted, I'm not flying three and four day trips anymore since I've hung up my wings as a flight attendant, but as a very frequent business traveler I still suffer from this "mental disorder" that is plaguing flight attendants daily: The Post-Trip Coma or PTC.

Iowa Ag Summit Presents Tough Choice On Wind Power

Gene Karpinski | Posted 05.06.2015 | Green
Gene Karpinski

Wind is important to Iowa. The wind industry employs up to 4,000 Iowans, it powers over one million Iowa homes, and it benefits Iowa's economy. We can expect wind energy will be a central topic of Iowa's Ag Summit this weekend.

PTC Blasts MTV's VMAs

Posted 08.27.2013 | TV

The Parents Television Council (PTC) isn't happy with MTV's Video Music Awards (VMAs). The watchdog group is charging MTV with marketing sex to minors...

Clean Tech and the Big Turnaround

Ron Pernick | Posted 03.19.2013 | Green
Ron Pernick

Just when you thought climate as a driver was dead, Superstorm Sandy slammed into the Eastern Seaboard, and statistics confirmed the hottest year on record in the U.S. But it's less the strange weather, and more the devastation left in its path, that's the big deal here.

PTC's Latest Target: 'The Walking Dead'

Posted 12.13.2012 | TV

Watch out zombies, the Parents Television Council is coming for you. The PTC is targeting AMC's "The Walking Dead" over the drama's violent content. ...

Lucia Graves

Senators: Expiration Of Critical Subsidy Kills Jobs | Lucia Graves | Posted 11.29.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan group of legislators said Wednesday that the failure to expand a critical subsidy for renewable energy could cost Americans...

Wind Energy: Homegrown Power Needs Your Help

Ronnie Citron-Fink | Posted 11.17.2012 | Green
Ronnie Citron-Fink

Can wind energy save us from perpetuating the perils of coal, oil and gas? Two new NRDC studies emphatically say, YES! These reports show us the benefits of wind energy on our economy, workers health and communities.

Belief: A Force Greater Than Inertia

Tom Butta | Posted 10.29.2012 | Business
Tom Butta

Some might see the notion of belief as a non-strategic, softer side of business. That couldn't be more wrong. Belief is the essential ingredient for winning. Look at these three common scenarios. See how belief made the difference.

Keep the U.S. Wind Industry Strong by Supporting the PTC Tomorrow

Nathanael Greene | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics
Nathanael Greene

The PTC is currently scheduled to expire at the end of this year, and this is threatening to cause untold amounts of damage to our burgeoning wind industry.

PTC Messes With The 'B---- In Apartment 23'

Posted 04.17.2012 | TV

Not only should you not "Trust the B---- in Apartment 23," but you shouldn't watch "the B---- in Apartment 23" either, according to the Parents Televi...

Skins: What Do We Do Next?

Tina Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tina Wells

If Skins is canceled, I want it to happen because we the people decided it wasn't a good show, not because the government got involved and canceled it.

TV Is Smutty, but the Parents Television Council Is a Disgrace

Chris Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chris Kelly

Obviously sexualizing children is wrong. But so is talking nonsense about nothing in language designed to deceive.

Beyond "Buy American": The U.S. Needs a Clean Energy Strategy

Devon Swezey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Devon Swezey

A new authoritative report shows that the U.S. has fallen to 40th out of 40 developed nations in making the public and private investments necessary to be technologically innovative in the future.