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Lenin, Stalin, and Capone Would be Proud of Pelosi's Drug Pricing Plan

Today, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) released the official summary and backgrounder of H.R. 3, “The Lower Cost Drugs Now Act,” although as of this posting, there is no bill language.  It would exert so much government authority over the pharmaceutical industry that it would equal anything that communist and socialist leaders in other countries have done to control various sectors of their economies.

The KC-46's Deficiencies Demonstrate the Benefit of Fixed-Price Contracts

The KC-46 is intended to serve multiple roles for the Air Force, but continued problems with the plane has created uncertainty.  Thankfully, the Pentagon arranged a fixed-price contract for the aircraft.

A National Framework is Needed for Privacy Protection

Congress must promptly address consumer data privacy.

House Democrats Going Big in Green New Deal Corporate Giveaways

House Ways and Means Chairman Neal wants to go big on green energy package. 

Speaker Pelosi's Drug Pricing Proposal is Here - It's Not Good

The culprits who are really ripping off Americans are countries that utilize price controls and draft off U.S. funded research.

Passing USMCA Must be Top Fall Priority for Congress

The time has come for the 25-year-old NAFTA to receive a much-needed update.

Time is Ticking on USMCA

In 1994, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) entered into force, creating a partnership between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico that progressively eliminated tariffs and all duties and quantitative restrictions, except for a limited number of agriculture products, traded with Canada, that were eliminated by 2008.

Michigan Governor Bans E-Cigarettes - A Really Bad Idea

Yesterday, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer (D) banned flavored e-cigarettes, making it the first state in the nation to do so.  The governor’s actions follow closely the actions of San Francisco where city officials banned the sale of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS), or e-cigarettes, that have not received approval by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  Both the governor and San Francisco’s Board of Super

Can Congress Prevent Another Government Shutdown?

Both chambers need to reach an agreement on government spending. 

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. 

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