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August 22, 2018
By Paul Driessen, David Wojick
USAID climate and sustainability policies perpetuate disease and malnutrition in poor countries.
August 22, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
A climate change lawsuit filed against the state of Washington by a group of 13 youth activists was dismissed by a King County Superior Court Judge.
August 22, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
Federal health-related tax exemptions, including the tax exclusion for employer-purchased health insurance, are now expected to exceed $500 billion in 2019.
August 22, 2018
The U.S. House of Representatives voted to repeal the Obamacare tax on medical devices, a move proponents of the repeal say will make innovation in health care less risky.
August 22, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., James Taylor, Jay Lehr, Frederick D. Palmer, H. Sterling Burnett, Peter Ferrara, Bette Grande, Steve Goreham, Craig Idso, Christopher Monckton of Brenchley, James H. Rust
“For Americans looking to see the definitive end of Obama’s war on fossil fuels, this is an important victory” – with hopefully more ahead. - Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
August 20, 2018
By William L. Kovacs
A 5-person commission and other modest changes would bring accountability to the agency.
August 20, 2018
By Paul Driessen, David Wojick
These Obama era anti-fossil-fuel, anti-development, anti-people policies are cloaked in lofty virtue-signaling language. But examined honestly and completely, they fail every humanitarian test.
August 20, 2018
By Nancy J. Thorner
Seven states and Washington DC sued and successfully obtained a restraining order against release of plans to make firearm parts using 3D printers.
August 20, 2018
By William L. Kovacs
In America’s most powerful, intrusive and costly agency, power resides in one administrator.
August 20, 2018
By Jeff Stier
Technological advances touch every aspect of our lives, often in ways we rarely think about.
August 20, 2018
By Paul Driessen
Interior Department reverses activist-initiated Obama-era ban on farming activities in refuges.
August 20, 2018
By Billy Aouste
Week of August 13, 2018
August 17, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #295
August 17, 2018
By Brandi Wielgopolski
The Tampa Bay Rays Major League Baseball (MLB) team is planning to build an $892 million stadium in the city’s Ybor City neighborhood, possibly financed with a mixture of private and taxpayer money.
August 17, 2018
By Ashley Bateman
A new report from The Council of Economic Advisors finds 60 percent of working-age, non-disabled Medicaid recipients work less than 20 hours per week, and the authors suggest Congress pass a law requiring states to place work requirements on Medicaid.
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August 17, 2018
By Christopher Talgo
The state challenge to Obamacare moves forward with supplemental documents filed and opening arguments set for sometime in September to decide if the law can be suspended while the legal challenge is being decided.
August 17, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued proposed rule changes to provide Medicare beneficiaries with greater access to fee-based primary care practices.
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August 17, 2018
By Christopher Talgo
HHS Secretary Alex Azar has directed the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to establish a working group to weigh the risks and rewards of drug importation, which is currently banned in the United States.
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August 17, 2018
By Ashley Bateman
Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's newest nominee to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court, is likely to be questioned at length about his opinions on health care.
August 17, 2018
By Paul Driessen, David Wojick
USAID still pushes climate alarmism over energy, jobs, health and prosperity for poor countries.
August 16, 2018
By Leo Pusateri
A Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee report states Health Care accounts for about 17 percent of GDP, with the cost of Medicaid alone rising from the original $222 per user in 1965 to $7,973 in 2016, a 3,491 percent increase.
August 16, 2018
By Samantha Fillmore
New York state Assemblyman Richard Gottfried (D¬¬¬–Manhattan) announced he will sponsor a bill to allow public-sector unions in the state to receive taxpayer funding to reimburse the costs of collective bargaining and contract administration.
August 16, 2018
By Samantha Fillmore
Some 7,000 Texas government school staff and teachers account for $1 billion in annual costs to local and state taxpayers, a new report states.
August 16, 2018
By Bonner R. Cohen
U.S. crude oil and natural gas production set new records in March, data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration show
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August 15, 2018
By James Taylor
Adam Putnam once had the brightest future in Florida politics. Not anymore.
August 15, 2018
By Madeline Fry
Bartow County, Georgia commissioners have privatized their public ambulance service.
August 15, 2018
By Madeline Fry
Domino’s Pizza is donating $5,000 to the City of Fitchburg, Massachusetts to fund pothole and road infrastructure repairs in the city.
August 15, 2018
By Bonner R. Cohen
President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order (EO) scrapping his predecessor’s ocean policy and replacing it with one de-emphasizing federal bureaucratic control of coastal waterways and adjacent lands.
August 14, 2018
By Brandon Best
Florida voters will decide in November whether to approve the creation of a constitutional requirement making it more difficult to raise taxes.
August 14, 2018
By Leo Pusateri
Voters in Mountain View, California will consider whether to increase the local business license tax in this November’s election.
August 14, 2018
By Samantha Fillmore
Chicago alderman Ameya Pawar (D–Ward 47) is calling for the city government to study the idea of a government-administered universal basic income (UBI) pilot program to provide 1,000 families with a $500 payment every month.
August 14, 2018
By Ashley Herzog
Gov. Jerry Brown of California signed a law temporarily prohibiting cities and counties in the state from enacting new grocery taxes or increasing existing levies on groceries, including sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs).
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August 14, 2018
By Leo Pusateri
The Ohio House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee is considering a bill that would raise taxes on online travel vendors.
August 14, 2018
By Ashley Herzog
An ordinance targeting peer-to-peer short-term housing arrangements has taken effect in New York City.
August 14, 2018
By Sarah Quinlan
The South Boston, Virginia City Council is considering levying a tax on tobacco sales in the city to fund pay hikes for city government employees and pad general revenue.
August 14, 2018
By Richard Ebeling
After the collapse of communism in the 1990s, there was confidence that democracy had won and the market economy had shown its superiority to government planning.
August 14, 2018
By Leo Pusateri
The U.S. Senate is considering a bill that would use Social Security to finance a new paid parental-leave benefit for couples with new children.
August 14, 2018
By Seton Motley
Network Neutrality is absolutely awful policy. It is a huge government imposition on the entirety of the Internet. It has zero business being even considered - by any nation laying even the remotest claim to being a free market economy.
August 14, 2018
By Ashley Herzog
Americans are continuing to return to work and stay employed in 2018 as the American economic machine continues to roar, according to new statistics released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
August 14, 2018
By Colorado state Sen. Kevin Lundberg (R-Berthoud)
As Colorado parents prepared to send their children back to school this fall, they faced yet another school year without a comprehensive educational tax credit system for those who wish to choose options other than the government-run school paradigm.