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Health Care
March 31, 2020
Commentary: Obamacare Rations Care for the Sick and Overcharges the Healthy
See related article, March 24
Government Spending
March 30, 2020
Illinois Has No ‘Rainy Day Fund’ to Draw on for Pandemic
Most state governments have accumulated “rainy day” funds (RDF) which they can draw on during unexpected revenue shortfalls.
Health Care
March 30, 2020
CON Repeal Attracts More Legislative Support in South Carolina
An effort to repeal certificate of need (CON) laws in South Carolina has picked up momentum after bills in both chambers of the state’s legislature picked up more support.
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Environment
March 30, 2020
President Trump Proposes Reducing and Refocusing Environment and Energy Spending
The Trump Administration recently submitted its proposed fiscal year 2021 budget, which would significantly cut funding for certain climate change-focused programs at several government agencies.
Climate Change
March 30, 2020
Fight the Virus, Not Carbon
Often, obsessive focus on climate wastes scarce money and distracts from the real health crisis.
Entitlements
March 30, 2020
Millennials Given Responsibility to Pay for Retirement Programs Investment Deficiencies
Unless pension funds around the nation continue to earn 7% or more per year on their investments, it’s likely that taxpayers will be on the hook for trillions of dollars of promises to government unions.

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March 31, 2020
By Devon Herrick
See related article, March 24
March 30, 2020
By Joe Barnett
Most state governments have accumulated “rainy day” funds (RDF) which they can draw on during unexpected revenue shortfalls.
March 30, 2020
An effort to repeal certificate of need (CON) laws in South Carolina has picked up momentum after bills in both chambers of the state’s legislature picked up more support.
March 30, 2020
By Duggan Flanakin
The Trump Administration recently submitted its proposed fiscal year 2021 budget, which would significantly cut funding for certain climate change-focused programs at several government agencies.
March 30, 2020
By David Wojick, Paul Driessen
Often, obsessive focus on climate wastes scarce money and distracts from the real health crisis.
March 30, 2020
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
Unless pension funds around the nation continue to earn 7% or more per year on their investments, it’s likely that taxpayers will be on the hook for trillions of dollars of promises to government unions.
March 27, 2020
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #354
March 27, 2020
By Kathy Hoekstra
This commentary was published in the Detroit News on March 26 regarding a new rule against prescribing certain treatments for coronavirus. See related podcast on The Heartland Daily Podcast.
March 27, 2020
By Bonner R. Cohen
Under election-year pressure to provide relief to constituents angered by surprise medical bills, lawmakers in both parties are working on proposals that, at the very least, will show they are taking the problem seriously.
March 27, 2020
By Seton Motley
As we know, the Left doesn’t give a rat’s posterior about the Constitution.