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DLC | Blueprint Magazine | April 23, 2007
Electric Wheels
By Joseph Romm and Peter Fox-Penner
America needs to reduce its gasoline consumption. But how? By promoting plug-in hybrid electric vehicles.

DLC | Blueprint Magazine | April 23, 2007
Harvesting Fuel
By David Hayes, Roger Ballentine and Jan Mazurek
Government must create the market conditions necessary for clean-burning, homegrown biofuels to compete with oil.

DLC | New Dem Dispatch | April 7, 2006
Idea of the Week: How To Win in the West
The very issues of land and resource management that have so often worked to the advantage of conservatives in the West now offer an opportunity to progressives, according to an important new report by former Deptury from the Progressive Policy Institute.

Policy Report | April 6, 2006
Winning the West
By David J. Hayes
Progressive leaders in states like Montana and Colorado are winning impressive electoral victories by talking about smart strategies for land management and growth that remain true to the core values of Western voters.

DLC | Blueprint Magazine | July 23, 2005
Green Gospel
By Jan Mazurek
The Republican coalition is splitting on the issue of environmental protection -- and religious activists are becoming some of Bush's harshest critics.

DLC | Blueprint Magazine | October 7, 2004
Hooks & Bullets
By Jan Mazurek and Andrew J. Rotherham
The nation's sportsmen are strident Republicans, right? Assume nothing.

DLC | New Dem Daily | October 20, 2000
Idea of theWeek: Green Acres
For many years the federal government has encouraged farmers to preserve the land by not farming it: through soil conservation programs that keep crop land at least temporarily out of cultivation. Now Rep. David Minge (D-MN) and Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA) have a different idea: an initiative to encourage farmers and ranchers to pursue environmentally sound practices while farming and ranching.

DLC | The New Democrat | March 1, 1998
Survival of the Fit
By Debra S. Knopman
A Bbipartisan bill to extend the endangered species act is imperfect but worth passing.

Admin | Memo | October 28, 1990
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