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Can Congress Prevent Another Government Shutdown?

Both chambers need to reach an agreement on government spending. 

Allen Johnson September 5, 2019
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Secretary Esper's Reforms Face Long Odds

New Department of Defense Secretary Mark Esper has prioritized reforming the way the Pentagon spends money. Predecessors with similar goals failed miserably. 

Sean Kennedy September 3, 2019
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NIH Should Close Montana Facility to Pay for $1.3 Billion of Repairs

Current state of NIH facilities could undermine life saving research.

Allen Johnson August 29, 2019
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China Sets New Tariffs On U.S. Goods

Trump Lashes Out At China. 

Allen Johnson August 23, 2019
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Tax Cuts 2.0 May Be A Factor In 2020 Election

Trump may unveil new tax cuts before the 2020 presidential election.

Allen Johnson August 23, 2019
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CBO Report Shows Trillion-Dollar Deficits and Much Worse Around the Corner

An already grim fiscal outlook grew worse in the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) update to its Budget and Economic Outlook for 2019 to 2029.

Peter Klensch August 21, 2019
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Defense Contractors Return $200 Million in Self-Reported Waste

The DOD IG reports defense contractors have returned more than $200 million over the last decade in self-reported waste.

Allen Johnson August 16, 2019
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Fifteen Years Later, the Defense Travel System is Still a Mess

The DTS distributed nearly $1 billion in improper payments over a three-year period.

Sean Kennedy August 16, 2019
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GAO: PBMs Gave Back Majority of Drug Rebates

PBMs provide a valuable service in delivering drug benefits to beneficiaries.

Elizabeth Wright August 15, 2019
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President Trump Retreats on Chinese Tariffs

Almost every economist says Trump's tarrifs are not good for the economy.

Allen Johnson August 14, 2019
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Trump Administration Should Clearly Reject Socialized Medicine

Free-market fiscal conservatives are scratching their heads. 

Elizabeth Wright August 12, 2019
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Federal Spectrum Turf War Could Hand 5G Victory to China

Our most dangerous adversaries could be given a massive technological advantage that will be difficult to overcome.

Thomas Schatz August 12, 2019

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