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May 24, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
Citing pressing transportation needs, three Midwestern governors – two Democrats and one Republican – are calling for significant gas tax hikes in their states.
May 24, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
Health care consumers in Florida could soon be entering a new era of choice and competition as the state legislature has passed a bill eliminating much of the state’s certificate of need (CON) laws.
May 24, 2019
A federal judge struck down the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) 2018 rule that loosened regulations on association health plans (AHP), temporary group health insurance plans for small businesses and associations, which are not subject to the same require
May 23, 2019
By Jay Lehr
Provides straightforward explanations and direct, simple solutions to the nation’s entitlements crisis.
May 22, 2019
By Joe Barnett
H.R. 2538 would establish a Child Safety Account (CSA) program in the District of Columbia.
May 22, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
China’s decision ban recyclable waste imports is resulting in some U.S. cities beginning to burn or bury recyclable material rather than pay the higher prices to recycling companies.
May 21, 2019
By Sarah Quinlan
Colorado has enacted a law eliminating pretrial bail for cases involving minor offenses.
May 21, 2019
By Tom Harris, Jay Lehr
The true costs of wind energy are too often (deliberately?) ignored or underestimated.
May 21, 2019
By Sarah Lott
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has decided to permit Massachusetts biotech firm AquaBounty to begin importing genetically modified Atlantic salmon eggs to be raised at its private, land-based facilities.
May 20, 2019
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Christina Herrin, George Jamerson
Senators ask Food & Drug Administration to Embrace ‘Parallel Track’ for Live-saving Drugs, a Keystone of Heartland’s ‘Free to Choose Medicine’ Reform
May 20, 2019
By Seton Motley
Decades of government schools (kindergarten through grade 12) have poisoned America’s intellectual well.
May 20, 2019
By Greg E. Walcher
Louisiana Senator Russell Long famously explained how most people feel about taxes: “Don’t tax you; don’t tax me; tax that fellow behind the tree.”
May 20, 2019
By Jeff Reynolds
Frank v. Gaos Challenges Abuse of Class Action Settlements
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May 20, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of May 13, 2019
May 17, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
Setting up what is certain to be a bruising showdown with Congress over Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 spending, President Donald Trump’s budget proposal recommends significant funding reductions in science programs at a slew of federal agencies.
May 17, 2019
By Leo Pusateri
Travel and wait times for health care cost patients $89 billion annually, according to an analysis by Altarum, giving new vigor to legislative arguments supporting telemedicine.
May 17, 2019
By Ashley Herzog
Physicians are increasingly leaving private practices to join hospital networks, states a new report from the Physicians Advocacy Institute.
May 17, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
Following Arizona’s lead, Georgia, Texas, and Washington State are considering bans or mandated arbitration and price transparency in response to consumer complaints about surprise medical bills from out-of-network providers.
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May 17, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt requested an audit of the state’s Medicaid program to determine whether enrollees meet federal eligibility requirements.
May 17, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected Maryland’s 2017 law that allowed the attorney general to review and regulate price increases of generic or off-patent drugs.