New York Just Made Tuition Free for Students Whose Parents Earn Under $100,000 a Year and the Rest of the Country May Follow Suit

New York State is rolling out an initiative that aims to cover community college and four-year public university tuition for anyone whose parents make under $100,000 a year. Called the Excelsior Scholarship, the program will cover any tuition costs left over after Pell grants and the New York Tuition Assistance Program, provided that the student and his or her parents make

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HR 230 Co-Sponsors Received 3 Times as Much in Political Contributions From the Telecom Industry Than Non-Sponsors

I typically don’t delve into the political arena so I will keep this one short and sweet. HR 230 passed the House of Representatives yesterday by a fairly comfortable margin. For the most part, nothing has really changed when it comes to selling data. Everything is still completely anonymous (advertisers can’t see that Bob Smith was watching prank videos on

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Coal Usage in Power Plants Has Fallen by 21% Since 2014, While Wind and Solar Power Have Grown 24% During the Same Timespan in the U.S.

Coal Power has been on a steady decline in American power plants since the mid-2000s but over the past couple of years, coal usage has absolutely fallen off of a cliff. In the past two years alone, it’s down about 21%. As we can see below, coal still holds a lion’s share of America’s electricity production capacity, but the amount

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