This troubling new scheme gives privately funded environmental litigator/activists — who are unaccountable to the people — state police power, if the attorney general demonstrates environmental fealty to the special-interest group funding it.
If you're a manufacturer or lobbyist for electric vehicles, forget lottery fever; Gov. Cooper just flung the door wide open for government cronyism in your field. As they say in lottery ads: "You may already be a winner!"
Steve Sexton, assistant professor of public policy and economics at Duke University, explains in The Wall Street Journal how California regulators used bad numbers to force a very bad policy on consumers.
Moore says renewable energy sources are complete creatures of government favoritism, and after 30 years we still can’t cut the umbilical cord. This is true, and I've shown that renewable energy advocates admit it publicly.