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Joe Biden’s Bad Ideas Include Postal Banking

Postal banking would undermine the basic mission of the USPS.

Thomas Schatz July 10, 2020
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Congress Should Strengthen, Not Undermine, the Pentagon's Chief Management Officer

In the very short amount of time the position has existed, the Pentagon’s Chief Management Officer has identified an impressive amount of savings within the Department of Defense.  Despite this fact, members of Congress are moving quickly to...

Sean Kennedy July 9, 2020
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The FDA Finally Decides IQOS Is a Harm Reduction Product

Philip Morris Products S.A.’s IQOS Tobacco Heating System can now be marketed as a tobacco harm reduction product.

Elizabeth Wright July 8, 2020
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Cancel Culture Goes After Famed Environmentalist

Michael Shellenberger’s new book, “Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All,” explains why most forms of renewable energy are bad for the environment and not practical for the world’s energy needs. 

Elizabeth Wright July 7, 2020
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Agencies Need to Stop Fighting for Unneeded Spectrum

For nearly four years, the FCC under Chairman Pai’s leadership has moved quickly to address the ever-changing telecommunications needs of the nation

Thomas Schatz July 3, 2020
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States Should Cut Spending, Not Raise Taxes

State governments should be focused on cutting spending to offset revenue losses, not raising taxes.  

CAGW Staff July 1, 2020
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California’s $100 Billion Nightmare High-Speed Rail Project

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has caused a fiscal nightmare for the state. 

CAGW Staff July 1, 2020
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"Fixing" Healthcare ... Again

This week, House Democrats brought to the floor H.R. 1425, with no bipartisan committee input and no amendments allowed.

Elizabeth Wright July 1, 2020
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Congressional Inaction on Internet Sales Tax Creates Adverse Reaction in the States

Congressional inaction and a Supreme Court case has caused problems for how states can impose sales taxes on online sales. 

Frances Floresca July 1, 2020
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Wasteful Spending on 340B Keeps Growing and Growing

One of the many programs whose problems seem to have gotten lost during the response to the COVID-19 pandemic is the 340B drug safety-net program.

Elizabeth Wright June 26, 2020
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Those Rising COVID-19 Numbers

On June 16, The Wall Street Journal published an opinion by Vice President Michael Pence, "There Isn’t a Coronavirus 'Second Wave.'"  The numbers show he is right.

Elizabeth Wright June 19, 2020
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More Competition and Less Regulation Will Expand Broadband Access

Regulation reductions have helped Americans during the past three months and more can be done to help promote and expand broadband.

Deborah Collier June 19, 2020

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