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New Rules Will Fail to Lower Drug Prices

On Friday, November 20, President Trump announced two interim rules that he claims will lower drug costs in Medicare Parts B and D. That is not accurate.

Elizabeth Wright November 24, 2020
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Most Favored Nation Policy Is Unfavorable to U.S. Biopharmaceutical Research

Back in September, President Trump signed an Executive Order ordering the Department of Health and Human Services to implement a most favored nation (MFN) policy for pharmaceutical reimbursement in Medicare.

Elizabeth Wright November 20, 2020
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Strike Three for the Pentagon

For the third straight year, the Department of Defense was unable to pass a clean audit.  The Pentagon now estimates that it will need another seven years to accomplish this task.

Sean Kennedy November 19, 2020
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Gov. Ralph Northam Signs Legislation Extending Telemedicine to Help Virginians

Governor Northam (D) signed two bills which would allow medical services to be provided through telemedicine in Virginia. 

Frances Floresca November 18, 2020
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Biden Advisor Emmanuel Has the Wrong Prescription for COVID-19 Vaccine

Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel has been appointed to Joe Biden's coronavirus task force. He is remembered for being a chief architect of Obamacare and penning an article “Why I Hope to Die at 75."  Will he determine who gets a COVID-19 vaccine first?

Elizabeth Wright November 17, 2020
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FCC Action on 5.9 GHz Will Free Up Vital Spectrum for Unlicensed Use

The FCC's November meeting includes a much needed and significant decision on 5.9 GHz that will free up long underutilized spectrum for unlicensed use.

Thomas Schatz November 13, 2020
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Government-Run Healthcare During COVID-19

A Wall Street Journal editorial, “Europe’s Covid Hospital Lesson:  How Government Health Care Has Led to Funding Caps and Too Few ICU Beds,” provided an interesting analysis on socialized medicine and COVID-19.

Elizabeth Wright November 6, 2020
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Results of State Ballot Measures

CCAGW took positions for or against eight ballot measures and supported the correct outcomes on five of them. 

Frances Floresca November 4, 2020
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How the Election Impacts the Internet

This year's election will impact more than just who resides at the White House for the next four years.

Deborah Collier November 3, 2020
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NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio Proves Once Again He Is the Worst Mayor Ever

NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio continues to ask for bailouts for the city, despite irresponsible spending before and during the pandemic. 

Frances Floresca November 3, 2020
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Yet Another Missed Deadline for the F-35

The Joint Strike Fighter program has missed yet another deadline, with technical problems ruling out moving to full-scale production.

Sean Kennedy October 30, 2020
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Council for Citizens Against Government Waste State Ballot Measure Guide

Voters across America will be considering ballot initiatives on November 3, 2020.  CCAGW has compiled a list of ballot initiatives to support or oppose. 

Frances Floresca October 28, 2020

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