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USPS’s Widening Third-Quarter Financial Losses Are Alarming

USPS will run out of money in five years as it approaches its 13th consecutive year with a multi-billion dollar loss. 

Leslie Paige August 9, 2019
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Elizabeth Warren’s Broadband Boondoggle

This is stimulus 2.0 that will sink our country deeper into debt. 

Ally Abrams August 7, 2019
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Modern Television Laws Can Prevent Blackouts

The blackouts occur because Congress has failed to update the telecommunications laws.

Deborah Collier August 7, 2019
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Hope Ahead for VA/DOD Interoperability

In 1982, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DOD) were charged by Congress to share patient information for servicemembers transitioning from DOD into the VA health care system.  This transition process has been...

Deborah Collier August 7, 2019
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China Stabilizes Its Currency A Day After Being Labeled Currency Manipulator

China has a long-standing practice of intervening in its markets to suppress the value of the yuan.

Allen Johnson August 6, 2019
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Senate Adds $1.7 Trillion to Deficit

The U.S. government is currently over $22 trillion in debt, a fact some of the bill’s Republican opponents raised during debate.

Allen Johnson August 2, 2019
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Importing Foreign Drugs Will Not Lower Drug Costs

This morning, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) to review two potential ways to allow “safe” im

Elizabeth Wright July 31, 2019
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Kamala Harris's Medicare for All Plan: Just Another Gateway to Socialized Healthcare

Bottom line:  Sen. Harris’s plan is just another entry way to force government-run healthcare on everyone.

Elizabeth Wright July 30, 2019
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Air Force's Decline in Mission-Capable Aircraft Continues

The Air Force struggles to field mission-capable aircraft.  This is caused by an aging fleet and the failure of new aircraft such as the Joint Strike Fighter. 

Sean Kennedy July 30, 2019
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Members of Congress Urge Trump and FCC to Conduct a Public C-Band Spectrum Auction

In the latest turn of events in the saga of how best to repurpose the c-band spectrum, Sen. Steve Daines (R-Mont.) and Rep.

Deborah Collier July 29, 2019
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Is the Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act Another Obamacare?

For weeks, there was little information on what would be in the legislation since it was being discussed and written behind closed doors.

Elizabeth Wright July 24, 2019
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Time to Move Forward on a National Privacy Framework is Now

I was recently given a new watch by my husband.  He was excited about the watch because of all the great things it was going to do for me.  Even though I work on technology issues, the only real purpose of a watch in my mind is to tell time.  This...

Deborah Collier July 24, 2019

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