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March 26, 2020
By Hayley Sledge
Chicago teachers unions expressed their opposition to charter schools in 2019 by demanding the continuation of a moratorium on additional charter schools in the city.
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Education
March 25, 2020
By Hayley Sledge
North Carolina Superior Court Judge David Lee ordered the state to formulate a plan to increase spending on K-12 education by an estimated $8 billion.
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Education
Government Spending
March 3, 2020
By Hayley Sledge
Gov. Gavin Newsom of California signed a bill allowing college athletes to sign endorsement deals and hire agents.
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Education
December 18, 2019
By Hayley Sledge
Revenue from taxes on carbon-dioxide emissions could be redistributed in various ways
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Taxes
Economy
August 8, 2019
By Hayley Sledge
The goal of the Trump regulatory agenda is “to reduce costly regulation, while protecting workers, public health, safety, and the environment,” the report states.
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Regulation
Economy
August 5, 2019
By Hayley Sledge
Under the law, cities using automated traffic-enforcement cameras are required to report to the state any revenues generated by the fines from the cameras.
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Transportation
Regulation
August 2, 2019
By Hayley Sledge
A previous school choice bill passed the state Senate but was stopped in the state’s House of Representatives after a statewide, two-day strike by teachers’ unions.
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Education
April 10, 2019
By Hayley Sledge
The state’s tax on gasoline would rise 18 cents to pay for roads and bridges.
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Transportation
Government Spending
March 27, 2019
By Hayley Sledge
Gov. Tim Walz is calling for a nearly 70 percent increase in the state’s tax on gasoline
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Taxes
Transportation
Government Spending
March 15, 2019
By Hayley Sledge
Parents of students affected by school safety incidents could move their child immediately to a safe school
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Education
Government Spending
February 13, 2019
By Hayley Sledge
The Oregon legislature is poised to pass the nation’s first statewide rent control law.
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Economy
Regulation
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.
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Health Care
Regulation
February 6, 2018
By Hayley Sledge
A bill that would authorize dental therapists in Arizona is under consideration in the state’s Senate Committee on Health and Human Services.
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Health Care
January 10, 2018
By Hayley Sledge
President Donald Trump signed Space Policy Directive 1, ordering the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to investigate use of public-private partnerships (P3s) to advance U.S. interests in outer space.
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Government & Politics
Economy
January 10, 2018
By Hayley Sledge
A bill that would free doctors participating in direct primary care (DPC) services from state insurance regulations is under consideration in the Florida House of Representatives.
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Health Care
November 28, 2017
By Hayley Sledge
The Wisconsin State Legislature approved a joint resolution calling on Congress to convene a convention to draft a constitutional amendment requiring a balanced federal budget.
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Constitutional Reform
Government Spending
November 6, 2017
By Hayley Sledge
Representatives from the United States, Canada, and Mexico will meet again in November to continue renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), a trilateral trade bloc created in 1994.
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Economy
Government & Politics
October 30, 2017
By Hayley Sledge
President Donald Trump allowed his ten-day waiver of the Merchant Marine Act of 1920 to expire on October 8, reinstating enforcement of the federal law restricting which maritime vessels are allowed to ship goods over the ocean between U.S. states.
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Economy
Regulation
October 19, 2017
By Hayley Sledge
Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) says the effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act with a better, free-market solution is merely delayed, not dead.
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Health Care
August 5, 2017
By Hayley Sledge
The International Monetary Fund (IMF), an organization promoting global financial cooperation, predicts U.S. economic growth will be sluggish for the rest of 2017 and 2018, a forecast echoed by an official U.S. government forecast.
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Economy
Government Spending
July 25, 2017
By Hayley Sledge
Sen. Ben Sasse has asked President Donald Trump to urge the Senate to scrub for an Obamacare repeal-and-replace vote no later than September 4.
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Health Care
Regulation
July 22, 2017
By Hayley Sledge
President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka went to Congress to sell her idea for government-mandated paid parental leave.
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Government Spending
Entitlements
Employment
Education
July 21, 2017
By Hayley Sledge
Starting in 2018, Pennsylvania government employees will have more options for saving for retirement, in the wake of a sweeping new pension reform law.
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Government Spending
July 14, 2017
By Hayley Sledge
Simple reciprocity would be even easier, but the compact could still help, experts say.
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Health Care
Regulation
June 28, 2017
By Hayley Sledge
CBO uses antiquated data to score the House Obamacare replacement bill.
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Health Care
Entitlements
June 12, 2017
By Hayley Sledge
The Louisiana Senate Judiciary Committee tabled a bill that would standardize the state’s transportation regulations on peer-to-peer economy transportation network companies (TNCs), such as Lyft and Uber.
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Transportation
Economy
Government & Politics
June 12, 2017
By Hayley Sledge
President Donald Trump’s proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2018, which begins on October 1, would eliminate funding for 66 federal agencies or programs, including the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the National Endowment for the Arts.
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Government Spending
Transportation
June 12, 2017
By Hayley Sledge
Lawyer contingency fees are driving up the cost of health care.
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Health Care
Law
June 12, 2017
By Hayley Sledge
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb has written in support of curtailing FDA overreach.
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Health Care
Regulation
May 18, 2017
By Hayley Sledge
The bill would reduce the risk that direct-pay providers would be regulated as insurers and thus put out of business.
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Health Care
January 26, 2017
By Hayley Sledge
All four candidates could reform the federal agency most blamed for obstructing health care treatment innovation.
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Health Care
November 29, 2016
By Hayley Sledge
Cost-sharing ministry monthly shares are increasing, but Obamacare insurance premiums are still more expensive.
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Health Care
 

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