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March 24, 2020
By Jesse Hathaway
Recognizing other states' licenses would remove barriers to employment, says sponsor.
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Regulation
Employment
Economy
March 16, 2020
By Jesse Hathaway
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upheld a March 2019 lower court decision that blocked Arkansas from implementing a work rule designed to help able-bodied Medicaid enrollees back into the workforce.
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Health Care
Government Spending
March 13, 2020
By Jesse Hathaway
Governors, health care providers, and several lawmakers want the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to retract a rule designed to increase transparency in Medicaid spending.
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Health Care
Government Spending
February 26, 2020
By Jesse Hathaway
The U.S. Food & Drug Administration has approved generic versions of pharmaceutical products at a record-setting pace since 2016, but few of the newly certified products are available to patients, according to an analysis by Iqvia.
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Health Care
February 6, 2020
By Jesse Hathaway
The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved a work requirement for enrollees in the state’s expanded Medicaid program.
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Health Care
Government Spending
January 6, 2020
By Jesse Hathaway
Spending increases add to the annual federal budget deficit, which increases the government debt, all of which depresses the economy and will lead to calls for tax hikes in the future.
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Government Spending
December 24, 2019
By Jesse Hathaway
The city’s Special One-Time Assistance program provides eligible homeless families a onetime cash transfer intended to pay for a year of rent in the city or elsewhere in the United States.
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Government Spending
November 12, 2019
By Jesse Hathaway
The bill continuing resolution gave Congress more time to reach an agreement on federal spending for fiscal year 2020, which began October 1.
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Government Spending
November 15, 2018
By Jesse Hathaway
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders recently introduced legislation meant to coerce Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos and other CEOs into enhancing the benefits and wages of their employees.
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Taxes
September 19, 2018
By Jesse Hathaway
This summer, youth employment reached its highest rate since 1966, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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Taxes
June 21, 2018
By Jesse Hathaway, Nick Dranias, David L. Applegate, Charles N. Steele, John A. Tatom
“States preferring to collect taxes from business owners in other states, unable to vote on those policies or benefit from the confiscated revenue, are the real winners in this case.” - Jesse Hathaway
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Economy
Law
May 30, 2018
By Jesse Hathaway, Heartland Staff
“Alderman Ed Burke's proposed ordinance is nothing more than preening for moralizing anti-fun busybodies.” - Jesse Hathway
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Health Care
April 24, 2018
By Jesse Hathaway
This year, Major League Baseball’s opening day was the earliest it’s been in the modern history of the game.
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Government Spending
Economy
Taxes
April 6, 2018
By Jesse Hathaway
The Internet Association (IA), a lobbyist organization that includes Amazon, eBay, Facebook, Google, and other Silicon Valley big businesses, is pressuring U.S. senators to use Congress' authority under the Congressional Review Act (CRA).
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InfoTech & Telecom
April 5, 2018
By Jesse Hathaway
A package of bills approved by the Wisconsin Senate that are currently awaiting Gov. Scott Walker’s (R) signature.
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Entitlements
March 22, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Jesse Hathaway, Christopher Garbacz
“When politicians of both parties in Washington get together, America’s taxpayers usually lose.” - Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
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Government Spending
March 22, 2018
By Jesse Hathaway
ACS's new policy statement on e-cigarettes’ role in promoting smoking cessation is a welcome and long-overdue change.
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Health Care
March 5, 2018
By Jesse Hathaway
Time for lawmakers to sack sports subsidies.
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Entitlements
Economy
Government Spending
February 22, 2018
By Jesse Hathaway
As Congress continues to dither and delay entitlement reform, the Trump administration has empowered state lawmakers to take charge and do what Washington either can’t or won’t do: reform government spending and health care.
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Health Care
Entitlements
February 14, 2018
By Jesse Hathaway
Now that 2017 is in the books, Americans across the country are working to keep their New Year’s resolutions so that 2018 might be better than years past.
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Government Spending
Economy
 

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