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May 3, 2018
By Bonner R. Cohen
The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation modifying Obama-era air pollution rules for certain types of coal-fired power plants.
May 2, 2018
By E. Calvin Beisner
Is this the Beginning of the End – or at least the End of the Beginning?
May 1, 2018
By Ashley Herzog
The availability and cost of health care are the biggest concern for most Americans, a new Gallup poll has found.
May 1, 2018
By Jane M. Orient, M.D.
A “right to healthcare” is a seductive idea that many Americans accept without thinking. But we need to take a closer look at what this means.
May 1, 2018
By Paul Driessen
Administrator Pruitt initiates overdue changes to bring transparency, integrity to rulemaking
May 1, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reversed a ban on the importation of animal parts or trophies from sport-hunted African elephants and lions from select countries.
April 30, 2018
By Sarah Lee
U.S. Rep. Ron Estes (R-KS) is seeking cosigners for a letter that would ask the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to revamp HealthCare.gov.
April 30, 2018
By Leo Pusateri
The Minnesota Senate is considering making it easier for health care providers and patients to enter into direct primary care (DPC) agreements.
April 30, 2018
By Joe Barnett
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is planning to help develop smaller, modular coal-fired power plants that are more efficient and flexible than larger facilities.
April 29, 2018
By Ashley Herzog
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is considering expanding the allowable length of short-term insurance plans from three months to 12.
April 29, 2018
By Sarah Lee
The New Jersey Legislature approved a bill that would impose a financial penalty on individuals for choosing not to purchase government-approved health insurance.
April 29, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
During a special session called by Gov. Ralph Northam, the Virginia House of Delegates approved a $115 billion biennial budget expanding eligibility for Medicaid.
April 28, 2018
By Scott Cleland
“The Responsibility Reckoning” that everyone has been witnessing over the last year evidently is finally coming to the FTC with the Senate confirmation of a clean slate of FTC commissioners.
April 28, 2018
By Devon Herrick
In several states, lawmakers are proposing to use federal Medicaid money to set up state-administered pharmacy benefit programs.
April 27, 2018
By Madeline Fry
A bill that would have removed some government regulations on the supply of health care in Georgia was stopped without receiving consideration by the full state Senate.
April 27, 2018
By Benjamin Dietderich
Time ran out for a bill that would have forced Idaho residents with complex medical conditions off of their private health insurance plans and onto Medicaid rolls.
April 27, 2018
By Ashley Bateman
With Gov. Gary Herbert (R) having signed into law a bill to increase the number of people eligible for Medicaid in Utah, a coalition of political advocacy groups is working to expand the program even more.
April 27, 2018
By Madeline Fry
Stores and restaurants in California must warn customers of cancer risks coffee poses, a state Superior Court judge ruled.
April 27, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #284
April 27, 2018
By Jeff Reynolds
The California state Assembly Health Committee is considering a bill that would create a government commission to set prices private health care providers can charge.
April 27, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Charles Katebi
For decades, America’s various welfare programs have discouraged low-income adults from working and trapped millions in poverty.
April 27, 2018
By Jeff Stier
On Tuesday, the Food and Drug Administration announced the initial results of its nationwide crackdown on retailers selling e-cigarette and vaping products to minors.
April 27, 2018
By Samantha Fillmore
U.S. Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) says she intends to continue working to fix flaws in the Affordable Care Act’s individual marketplace provisions, instead of voting to repeal Obamacare.
April 27, 2018
By Jay Lehr
In the book Global Warming Temperatures and Projections, physicist William T. Lynch uses physics and mathematical modeling to analyze climate change, demonstrating peoples’ fears of runaway climate change are unjustified.
April 27, 2018
By Bartlett Cleland
The government industrial policy efforts around automated vehicles should end, for the sake of our safety, security and privacy.
April 26, 2018
By Nancy J. Thorner
To expose media falsehoods, “guerilla journalist” James O’Keefe created Project Veritas, an independent news organization whose reporters go where traditional journalists dare not tread. 
April 26, 2018
By Ashley Herzog
The Missouri state Senate Insurance and Banking Committee voted to approve a bill that would allow individuals to purchase renewable short-term health insurance plans lasting up to 364 days.
April 26, 2018
By Leo Pusateri
The South Carolina state Senate Committee on Medical Affairs approved a bill to join an interstate compact synchronizing licensing regulations governing emergency medical technicians (EMTs) with those of 12 other states.
April 26, 2018
By Ben Zycher
Ben Zycher of the American Enterprise Institute says a new carbon tax proposal is doomed to failure.
April 26, 2018
By Charles Battig
For the “Botoxed generation,” the thing they fear is change itself.
April 25, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Scott Pruitt, Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed a new rule aimed at improving the quality and transparency of the science the agency relies on when developing regulations.
April 25, 2018
By Jeff Stier
Earth Day has changed a lot since its inception in 1970, and not for the better.
April 25, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
The U. S House of Representatives approved a bill that would allow individuals suffering from terminal illnesses to try experimental drugs and therapies.
April 25, 2018
By D. Brady Nelson
CPI fell slightly in March, along with a decline in the gasoline index.
April 25, 2018
By Hayley Sledge
Connecticut lawmakers are considering two bills that would impose fines on people for choosing not to buy health insurance.
April 25, 2018
By Christopher Talgo, Lennie Jarratt
So have Republicans learned from the Obamacare debacle?  Is the swamp being drained?  Unfortunately, no.
April 25, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Unlike most of the actions made by previous EPA administrators, Pruitt’s move will save countless lives and uphold consumer freedom.
April 25, 2018
By Bonner R. Cohen
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt has announced steps to streamline the agency’s New Source Review process.
April 25, 2018
By Robert G. Holland
And it means overturning the Obama administration’s power grab and misguided surrender.
April 24, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Joseph Bast, Jay Lehr, S. Stanley Young, H. Sterling Burnett, Frederick D. Palmer, Bette Grande, Steven Milloy
'One small step for regulatory reform, one giant leap for scientific integrity and political transparency' - H. Sterling Burnett