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Working Together to Fight the Coronavirus

By now, most people have heard of hydroxychloroquine.  This is not a new drug and has been used to treat malaria since the 1950s.  It is being investigated to see if it effective in fighting the coronavirus in a clinical trial in New York City.

Elizabeth Wright April 1, 2020
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CAGW Issues Ten Principles for Coronavirus and Other Emergency Spending Bills

These 10 principles are needed for any legislation related to the coronavirus and other emergency spending bills.

Thomas Schatz April 1, 2020
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The Congressional JSF Caucus: A Logic-Free Zone

Legislators added $1.7 billion worth of earmarks to fund the acquisition of 16 JSFs.

Sean Kennedy March 31, 2020
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Trump Administration Initiates Wide-Reaching Changes to Aid in COVID-19 Patient Surge

CMS Administrator Seema Verma announced numerous changes the administration is making to Medicare.

Elizabeth Wright March 31, 2020
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Pay Attention to the Coronavirus Modelling

On March 31, the White House Coronavirus Task Force has promised a discussion on how they are using the data being gathered from hospitals and laboratories across the nation.

Elizabeth Wright March 31, 2020
Op-Eds

Government Price Controls on Medical Bills Will Harm Patients

Inside Sources: Top-down federal price controls won't “fix” surprise billing.

Thomas Schatz March 31, 2020
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No Patents = No Drugs or Medical Devices

This is not the time to promote a radical agenda to take advantage of the coronavirus crisis.

Elizabeth Wright March 30, 2020
Op-Eds

What Life Would Be Like on Planet Bernie

Economic Standard: In a galaxy not too far away and a little too close to Earth lies Planet Bernie.

Thomas Schatz March 30, 2020
Op-Eds

Trump doesn't need the Defense Production Act When Manufacturers are Already Stepping Up

Washington Examiner: If Trump did use this power, it could lead to unprecedented restrictions on private companies.

Elizabeth Wright March 28, 2020
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Want to Help Fight the Coronavirus with Equipment or Services?

Help supply medical supplies, non-medical supplies, equipment, and services to fight the coronavirus.

Elizabeth Wright March 27, 2020
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How Will the CDC Use its $500 Million Surveillance System?

The CDC received $500 million to modernize its surveillance, data collection, and analytics infrastructure system.

Elizabeth Wright March 26, 2020
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Capitalism and Free Markets Will Help Us Through Pandemics

As the U.S. faces its biggest health crisis in 100 years, Americans anxiously await effective treatments and a vaccine for the COVID-19 virus.

Elizabeth Wright March 24, 2020

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