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January 24, 2019
The Trump administration released a new report, “Reforming America’s Healthcare System Through Choice and Competition,” which outlines a series of free-market health care policy solutions.
January 24, 2019
By Sarah Lee
A new Gallup poll shows 70 percent of those surveyed believe the U.S. health care system is beset by significant problems, while 30 percent said they believe it has no problems or only minor problems.
January 24, 2019
By Ashley Bateman
A federal judge ruled in favor of a state-led coalition arguing that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is unconstitutional following the repeal of the individual mandate.
January 23, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
The Institute for Justice finds licensing barriers may cost the national economy more than 1.8 million jobs.
January 23, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
The U.S. Geological Survey estimates the Permian Basin in western Texas and southeastern New Mexico, contains much more oil and gas than government and industry experts previously estimated.
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January 22, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
Proposed rule focuses on tightening loopholes in SNAP’s work requirements for able-bodied adults without dependents
January 22, 2019
By Greg E. Walcher
If America’s founders had been forced to choose between having no Congress, or no President, they would quickly have chosen the latter.
January 22, 2019
By Craig Liukko
Environmental principles are too often used to stop lawful, responsible, vital land uses. We need rational rules to protect environmental values – and meet essential societal needs.
January 22, 2019
By Paul Driessen
Increasingly absurd disaster rhetoric is consistently contradicted by climate and weather reality.
January 22, 2019
By Billy Aouste
Week of January 14, 2019
January 21, 2019
By Dennis W. Jansen and Thomas R. Saving
Federal Reserve contributions toward national debt payments are falling
January 18, 2019
By Hal Shurtlef
Learn the facts about plastic versus paper bags – and bag the bans, instead.
January 18, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #311
January 18, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel says barns rented for weddings and other events require liquor licenses.
January 17, 2019
By Charles N. Steele
It’s one word – but it could change the course of the world for decades to come.
January 17, 2019
By Sarah Quinlan
One of the largest reforms of the federal criminal justice system in generations is now law.
January 17, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
Legislators are considering moving new state and local public employees from the Garden State’s underfunded pension systems to defined-contribution plans.
January 17, 2019
By Lennie Jarratt, Tim Benson, Vicki Alger
“No child should be forced to remain in an unsafe education environment.” - Lennie Jarratt
January 16, 2019
By Seton Motley
This Donald Trump-Russia Collusion nonsense – is nonsense for about nine million different reasons.
January 16, 2019
By Joe Barnett
The Court ruled that the adequacy of the schools is a political question, not a judicial question
January 16, 2019
By Joseph A. Morris
Who needs "history" -- all that irrelevant focus on dead white men -- anyway?
January 16, 2019
By Jeff Reynolds
Bill would slash property taxes, hike state personal income tax
January 16, 2019
Twelve state attorneys general filed a lawsuit against several information technology companies and their subsidiaries, alleging poor business practices led directly to the theft of private health care data of 3.9 million people in a 2015 data breach.
January 16, 2019
The New York City Council is supporting a proposal from Albany to take over the state’s health care system by creating a “Medicare for All” program, over the objections of hospitals and labor union leaders.
January 15, 2019
By Charles Battig
The much maligned Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez might have been on to something, although possibly inadvertently, in her interview January 6, 2019 with Anderson Cooper on 60 Minutes. 
January 14, 2019
By Ashley Herzog
Students in statewide school choice program ace ACT test
January 14, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
The federal production tax credit for wind energy producers has cost the U.S. government billions of dollars in revenues while benefiting just a few large corporations, says a new study by the Texas Public Policy Foundation.
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January 11, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #310
January 11, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
Voters in Colorado overwhelmingly rejected a ballot initiative that would have prevented new oil and gas development on approximately 85 percent of the nonfederal land in the state.
January 11, 2019
A retired trucker has filed paper - work to put Medicaid expansion on Missouri’s 2020 election ballot.
January 11, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
Nebraska’s Medicaid expansion is creating a budget crisis that will likely force cuts to other government programs.
January 11, 2019
By Sarah Lee
Montana’s governor is attempting to continue the state’s Medicaid expansion program, even though voters in the 2018 election rejected a ballot initiative to continue it.
January 10, 2019
By Clifford Thies
Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), the new face of the progressive left, says she wants socialism as it is practiced in Norway and Sweden, not as it is or was practiced in the Soviet Union, Cuba or Venezuela.
January 10, 2019
By Seton Motley
We less government types love federalism – rightly defined, of course.
January 10, 2019
By Jim Lakely
UPU requires USPS to subsidize Chinese shipments to U.S.
January 10, 2019
By Sarah Lee, Christopher Talgo
With Democrats having a majority of seats in the U.S. House of Representatives, it will be nearly impossible for federal lawmakers on either side of the aisle to replace the Affordable Care Act in the next two years.
January 10, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Many Democrats are becoming more open about their socialist inclinations, although they still lie about socialism’s ability to make the world a better place.
January 10, 2019
By Christopher Talgo
For decades, San Francisco’s Silicon Valley has been a technology incubator.
January 10, 2019
By Sarah Lee
In 2019, Americans should expect the health care war to enter a new and more divisive chapter.
January 10, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
State law preempts Oklahoma counties from unilaterally restricting energy development, the Oklahoma Supreme Court has ruled.