March 24, 2020
Recognizing other states' licenses would remove barriers to employment, says sponsor.
March 16, 2020
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.
March 13, 2020
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.
February 26, 2020
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.
February 6, 2020
The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved a work requirement for enrollees in the state’s expanded Medicaid program.
January 6, 2020
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.
December 24, 2019
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.
November 12, 2019
The bill continuing resolution gave Congress more time to reach an agreement on federal spending for fiscal year 2020, which began October 1.
November 15, 2018
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.
September 19, 2018
This summer, youth employment reached its highest rate since 1966, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
June 21, 2018
“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
May 30, 2018
“Alderman Ed Burke's proposed ordinance is nothing more than preening for moralizing anti-fun busybodies.” - Jesse Hathway
April 24, 2018
This year, Major League Baseball’s opening day was the earliest it’s been in the modern history of the game.
April 6, 2018
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).
April 5, 2018
A package of bills approved by the Wisconsin Senate that are currently awaiting Gov. Scott Walker’s (R) signature.
March 22, 2018
“When politicians of both parties in Washington get together, America’s taxpayers usually lose.” - Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
March 22, 2018
ACS's new policy statement on e-cigarettes’ role in promoting smoking cessation is a welcome and long-overdue change.
March 5, 2018
Time for lawmakers to sack sports subsidies.
February 22, 2018
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.
February 14, 2018
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.