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$40 Billion Broadband Bill Is Costly, Unnecessary, and Wasteful

The BRIDGE Act of 2021 would do more harm than good.

Thomas Schatz June 16, 2021
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Biden Budget Offers Potential Oversight Tool on 340B Program

The Biden administration's budget includes new enforcement tools for oversight of the 340B program but the details will matter.

Elizabeth Wright June 11, 2021
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Easing Occupational Licensing Restrictions will help Americans Overcome Barriers to Employment

Removing occupational licensing barriers at the federal level provides more freedom to states to reduce requirements

Frances Floresca June 3, 2021
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Canadian Drug Importation Continues to Face Obstacles

HHS asks court to dismiss PhRMA lawsuit on Canadian drug importation, stating they have no standing.

Elizabeth Wright June 2, 2021
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Lack of Trust in Public Health Authorities Will Impact Debate on Medicare for All

The U.S. public health system has a trust problem due to their handling of COVID-19.

Elizabeth Wright May 27, 2021
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Court Rules in Favor of FCC in Franchise Fee Dispute

Court rules "in-kind" and "add-on" requirements should be included in the five percent cap on franchise fees.

Deborah Collier May 27, 2021
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The DC Beverage Tax Will Harm Small Businesses and Consumers

DC's proposed tax on sweetened beverages will harm small businesses and are likely to be ineffective. 

Frances Floresca May 25, 2021
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Target-Rich Environment for Duplication Report

The annual GAO report on duplication in federal spending provides opportunities to increase efficiency in the federal government.

Sean Kennedy May 20, 2021
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Republican Study Committee Budget Is Good News for Taxpayers

The RSC budget includes the elimination and consolidation of dozens of programs and agencies.

Thomas Schatz May 19, 2021
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Sen. Rand Paul Grills Dr. Fauci on NIH Grants and Wuhan Institute of Virology

Increased oversight in how federal funding is spent for health research was made very clear in a May 11 Senate HELP hearing.

Elizabeth Wright May 17, 2021
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A Wealth Tax Will Slow Down Economic Growth

A wealth tax will slow down economic growth and drive out the wealthiest people that pay the most in taxes.

Frances Floresca May 10, 2021
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The IRS Should Not Fill Out Tax Returns

Proposed tax simplification bills would force taxpayers to convince the IRS when it makes mistakes on their tax bills.

Deborah Collier May 10, 2021

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