For anyone who was on unemployment, Obamacare could be free the rest of 2021
Vivian Ho, the James A. Baker III Institute Chair in Health Economics at the Baker Institute for Public Policy's Center for Health and Biosciences, is quoted and interviewed. Marketplace with Kai Ryssdal (This segment aired on more than 700 affiliate stations across the U.S.) http://dateline.rice/july-5-ho Walmart's low-priced insulin shows what a rational drug market should look like Las Vegas Sun (This Los Angeles Times article appeared in more than 10 other media outlets and a previous edition of Dateline.) http://dateline.rice/july-5-ho Free health insurance for unemployed people: What's the deadline to sign up? Diario AS http://dateline.rice/july-5-ho
Gasoline is up and GOP sees an easy target: Biden
Mark Jones, the Joseph D. Jamail Chair in Latin American Studies, professor of political science, fellow in political science at the Baker Institute for Public Policy and fellow at the Kinder Institute for Urban Research, is quoted. Politico http://dateline.rice/july-5-jones KFYI-AM (Phoenix) http://dateline.rice/july-5-jones(This segment aired on more than 1,000 iHeartRadio affiliate stations across the U.S.) High court upholds ban on ballot harvesting East Texas Radio http://dateline.rice/july-5-jones Fact-checking former President Trump’s and Texas Gov. Abbott's visit to the border KARE 11 Online http://dateline.rice/july-5-jones
When 'cheap' money won't be, what then?
A roundup features Rice research that shows certain networks of fungi use economic theory as they engage in trading nutrients for carbon with their host plants. Ted Loch-Temzelides, the George and Cynthia Mitchell Chair in Sustainable Development in the Department of Economics and a Rice faculty scholar at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is cited. National Review http://dateline.rice/july-5-temzelides
Venezuelan crude exports soar 66% year-on-year
Francisco Monaldi, fellow in Latin American energy policy at the Center for Energy Studies, the Center for the United States and Mexico and the Latin America Initiative at the Baker Institute for Public Policy and a lecturer in energy economics at Rice, is quoted. RT (This article also appeared in OilPrice.com.) http://dateline.rice/july-5-monaldi
Engineers ponder what comes next as they seek to avoid another condo collapse in Florida
Tom Barker obituary
An obituary mentions that Tom Barker assisted the architect Ricardo Bofill Leví with the conceptual design of Rice's Shepherd School of Music. The Guardian http://dateline.rice/july-5-tg
Texas plan to reduce haze in national parks wouldn't require any new limits on pollution
Daniel Cohan, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering and a Rice faculty scholar at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted. The Texas Tribune (This article also appeared in more than 30 other media outlets.) http://dateline.rice/july-5-cohan Hazy view in Big Bend? Texas officials don't want any new rules to fix it. Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article appeared on the front page of the July 1 print edition and a previous edition of Dateline.) http://dateline.rice/july-5-cohan Texas plan to reduce haze in national parks without limits on pollution ABC 13 Online http://dateline.rice/july-5-cohan 'The public is being left in the dark.' Texas blocks records related to winter blackout Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Subscription is required. This article also appeared on the front page of the July 4 print edition.) http://dateline.rice/july-5-cohan TCEQ plan calls for no new emissions controls to combat deadly haze pollution in Texas The Dallas Morning News (Subscription is required.) http://dateline.rice/july-5-cohan Dallas' ozone problem hints at possible link between grid trouble, rising temperatures and smog The Dallas Morning News (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Denton Record-Chronicle.) http://dateline.rice/july-5-cohan
Senior-oriented multifamily development underway at Cross Creek Ranch in Fulshear
Bill Fulton, director of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research, is quoted.