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Senate Finance Committee Drug Pricing Changes - Market Driven or More Destructive Price Controls?

The healthcare policy community is anxiously waiting to see what kind of pharmaceutical pricing legislation Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) will produce for Medicare and Medicaid drug...

Elizabeth Wright July 8, 2019
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Legal Sports Betting Scores Big With Taxpayers

The year 2019 has been a landmark year for sports betting, with one in four Americans living in a state where the practice is legal.

CAGW Staff July 8, 2019
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New York’s Green New Deal Faces Some Inconvenient Truths

On June 19, 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo indicated he would be willing to sign the Climate and Community Protection Act into law.

CAGW Staff July 8, 2019
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Greedy Administrators are the Real Reason Why Baltimore’s Education System is Crumbling

The city of Baltimore’s schools are badly failing, despite spending more per capita than almost anywhere in the country.  To understand why, one needs only to look where the money is going: into the pockets of crooked public education administrators.

CAGW Staff July 8, 2019
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The American Medical Association’s Shaky Stance on Socialized Medicine

As the American Medical Association’s (AMA) shrinking membership tilts further and further to the left, real questions need to be asked about the organization’s influence over the Medicare for All debate. 

CAGW Staff July 8, 2019
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USPS Struggles with Finding and Measuring Efficiencies

Math is hard.  Especially when it comes to the USPS and its attempts to save money.

Leslie Paige July 3, 2019
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Taxpayers' Independence Day

The American people received an early Independence Day present on July 1 when President Trump signed into law H.R. 3151, the Taxpayer First Act of 2019.

Thomas Schatz July 2, 2019
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Hang Onto Your Wallets ... And Your Freedom

Listening to the Democratic presidential debates these past two days has been alarming.  Pandering to specific groups, the candidates are prepared to have the federal government cover the costs for a myriad of programs.

Elizabeth Wright June 28, 2019
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Lawmakers Who Want to Boost the Middle Class Should Focus on Lowering the Debt

This week, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its 2019 Long-Term Outlook which corroborated that the United States current rate of spending is unsustainable.

Allen Johnson June 27, 2019
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No More Vaping in San Francisco?

The Los Angeles Times’s June 24 editorial, “San Francisco’s E-cigarette Ban Isn’t Just Bad Policy, it’s Ba

Elizabeth Wright June 25, 2019
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Seattle's Soda Tax Fails to Live Up to Its Promises

In Seattle, free college, youth education programs, and job training are the latest “soda tax” battle cries. Unfortunately for consumers, these are promises that are made to be broken.

CAGW Staff June 21, 2019
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Ohio's Nonsensical Nuclear Bailout Moves Forward

Like a giant pink bat signal, an inflatable pig owned by Bowling Green protestors drew attention back on Ohio’s proposal to bailout failing nuclear com

CAGW Staff June 21, 2019

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