November 1, 2019
The Trump administration is launching a plan to require hospitals to disclose publicly the prices for certain medical services they negotiate with insurance companies.
August 19, 2019
The Trump administration is working to permit the importation of less-expensive prescription drugs originally intended for foreign markets.
July 29, 2019
Lawmakers in Wisconsin are resisting calls to expand Medicaid in the wake of a report by the Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (OCI) claiming expansion would lower premiums in the individual health insurance market by 7 to 11 percent.
July 18, 2019
New Hampshire will not ban thin-film plastic bags or limit restaurants’ use of plastic soda straws this year.
July 11, 2019
NorthWestern Energy, Montana’s largest electric utility, has requested a rate review for its net-metering residential customers.
July 5, 2019
The U.S. Justice Department is appealing a decision by the Federal District Court of Alaska blocking the federal government from exchanging land with the state and an Alaskan Native Corporation to build a road through the Izembek Wildlife Refuge.
June 21, 2019
A Minneapolis City Council member is proposing a bag fee to circumvent a state law that preempts local bag bans.
June 19, 2019
Minnesota is one of a growing number of states that has enacted a state-wide law prohibiting local governments from banning or regulating bags.
June 9, 2019
Bans on single-use plastic bags fail to achieve the stated legislative goals of decreasing plastic waste and are costly to retailers and consumers.
May 31, 2019
Medicare’s assets will be depleted by 2026, the 2019 Medicare Board of Trustees Annual Report states.